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   Treatment of Hoof Disease in An Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) Using Creative Surgery: A Successful Case Report  
نویسنده Lin Guanghao ,Chen Liming ,Xu Youfeng ,Wei Peng
منبع Iranian Journal Of Veterinary Surgery - 2020 - دوره : 15 - شماره : 2 - صفحه:168 -172
چکیده    Case description- chronic foot disease, which is considered a tremendous clinical challenge, poses a serious threat to the overall health of elephants. we treated an asian elephant with hoof disease by a creative surgery. clinical findings- an asian elephant presented with hoof disease, which caused the partial detachment of its right hind foot-pad. treatment and outcome- we fixed the elephant’s foot by using an artificial steel plate and sternal wire, at the same time we adjusted diet. elephant hoof disease is cured and its function restored. clinical relevance- the utilization of fixation plates can be extremely useful for the treatment of hoof disease in the elephant.
کلیدواژه Elephant ,Hoof Disease ,Treatment
آدرس Ningbo First Hospital, Plastic Repair Reconstructive Surgery Department, China, Ningbo Youngor Zoo, Animal Management Department, China, Ningbo First Hospital, Department Of Ultrasound, China, Ningbo First Hospital, Plastic Repair Reconstructive Surgery Department, China
پست الکترونیکی dr_weipeng@163.com

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