Some cases of malignant tumours in the horse and dog

E.E. Martin
1896 Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics  
THIS is a translation of two articles on the suhject of median neurotomy, the first hy M. Pellerin, and the second by M. Sendrail, both French veterinary sur!:(eons. M. Pellerin's monograph extends to fifty-five pages, in which he de'icrlbes the history of the operation, the indications for its performance, the method of performing it, and his own experience with regard to it in twenty cases. In eleven of these cases the disease for the relief of which the operation was performed was chronic
more » ... dinitis, and in all of these recovery followed; in five of the cases tendinitis was associated with disease of the fetlock, and in each of these improvement followed the operation; In three case'i of periostosis of the fetlock two were classed as recoveries and one as a failure; and, lastly, a failure was the result in one case of ringbone. It may be of interest to compare these results with those obtained by Profe:-sor Hobday in the larger series of cases reconied in this number. The second article extends to only six pages, and gives :M. Sendrail's experience of the operation, of which he expresses a favourable opinion. CL I N I CA L AR T I CL E S.
doi:10.1016/s0368-1742(96)80059-2 fatcat:tozx7cejwffvnkgfkx5p7zwrda