296 pages | 231 Color Illus. | 52 B/W Illus.
Essentials of Clinical Anatomy of the Equine Locomotor System presents a unique photographic record of dissections showing the topographical anatomy of the locomotor system of the horse. Readers of this book will be able to see the position and relationships of the bones, joints, muscles, nerves and blood vessels that make up each region of the forelimb, vertebral column and hindlimb.
This new atlas is essential for anybody involved in detailed anatomical study, complex lameness evaluation or advanced imaging techniques in horses. It will be a useful guide for veterinary students, and a reference for equine vets in practice.
Preface. Chapter 1. FORELIMB: Foot, Pastern, Fetlock, Metacarpus, Carpus, Forearm, Elbow, Arm, Shoulder. Chapter 2. VERTEBRAL COLUMN: Neck, Back, Pelvis. Chapter 3. HINDLIMB: Digital area, Fetlock, Metatarsus, Tarsus, Crus, Stifle, Thigh, Hip. Index.