Complications Associated with Equine Arthroscopy

Authors: 
Laurie R. Goodrich DVM, MS, PhD and C. Wayne McIlwraith MS, PhD
Volume: 
24
Number: 
3
Pages: 
573-589
Journal: 
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice
Date: 
December 2008

Arthroscopic complications are infrequent but when they occur can cause significant morbidity in the equine patient. This article reviews intraoperative and postoperative complications along with ways to avoid them. Additionally, therapeutic methods of managing these complications also are discussed.