Navicular suspensory desmotomy in the treatment of navicular disease: technique and preliminary results
Equine Veterinary Journal 18(6): 443-446
The technique of navicular suspensory desmotomy for the treatment of navicular disease is described and the rationale behind its development is discussed. To date 16 horses involved in a clinical evaluation of the technique have been assessed six months after surgery. Thirteen of these horses are able to work without lameness.