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- Ducharme, Norm, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Veterinary surgery 2017 v.46 no.5 pp. 705-713
- biomechanics; cartilage; horses; in vivo studies; larynx; surgery
- ... OBJECTIVE: To determine the biomechanical properties of 5 suture constructs in the equine cricoid under cyclic loading and load to failure testing. STUDY DESIGN: Ex vivo study. SAMPLES: Seventy‐five equine cadaver larynges. METHODS: Each larynx was implanted with 1 of 5 cricoid‐suture constructs. The standard laryngoplasty, where a suture is passed once through the cricoid, including its caudal ed ...