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Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part A (2017)

Shell fracture repair in red eared slider (Trachemys scripta Elegans) using k-wire and cortical screws- a case report

Author(s): Joshi MM and Darji PP
Abstract: A 3 year old female red eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) was presented with shell fracture in Pets Clinic. The terrapin was stabilized with fluids for 24 hours and then the procedure was conducted. The shell was fixed by using k-wire and cortical screws followed by post-operative course of cefotaxime and meloxicam.
Pages: 25-26  |  1373 Views  16 Downloads


International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Joshi MM, Darji PP. Shell fracture repair in red eared slider (Trachemys scripta Elegans) using k-wire and cortical screws- a case report. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2017;2(5):25-26.
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