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By Susan Salk on May 11, 2011
Equine orthopedic surgeon Dr. Larry Bramlage, a top veterinarian with world-renowned equine hospital Rood & Riddle, performed surgery on Kentucky Derby contender Archarcharch Sunday to repair a lateral condylar fracture to his left, front leg. Bramlage, the on-call veterinarian for the Kentucky Derby, first diagnosed the injury at the conclusion of the Run for the Roses, after which, the horse was transported to Rood & Riddle the next day. In the following Q&A with Off-TrackThoroughbreds.com, Dr. Bramlage, a nationally recognized pioneer in fracture-repair techniques, answers questions about the treatment method he performed on Archarcharch. He also discusses the “common” nature […]