Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 1993; 06(01): 36-41
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1633144
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Internal Fixation of Long Bone Fractures in Farm Animals[*]

J. A. Auer
1  Clinic of Veterinary Surgery, Ziirich, Switzerland
,
A. Steiner
1  Clinic of Veterinary Surgery, Ziirich, Switzerland
,
U. Iselin
1  Clinic of Veterinary Surgery, Ziirich, Switzerland
,
C. Lischer
1  Clinic of Veterinary Surgery, Ziirich, Switzerland
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06. Februar 2018 (online)

This study demonstrates that long bone fracture treatment in food and fibre producing animals is in most cases successful. The greatest disadvantage of such treatment are the costs of the surgery and implants.

* Originally published in AO/ASIF Dialogue. Reprinted with the permission of the authors and the editor of AO/ASIF Dialogue. One case report and three figures were added.