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Table 1 Radiographical views of joints obtained in the standardised pre-purchase radiological protocol of 1,231 Dutch Warmblood horses.

From: Incidence of osteochondrosis (dissecans) in Dutch warmblood horses presented for pre-purchase examination

Joint Radiological view obtained
Distal interphalangeal (DIP) LM, DPPDO
Proximal interphalangeal (PIP) LM
Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) LM, DP, DLPMO, DMPLO
Tarsocrural (TC) LM, DP, DLPMO, DMPLO
Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) LM, (DP)
Femoropatellar (FP) LM, CaL-CrM
  1. (LM = Lateral to medial, DP = Dorsal to palmar (plantar), DLPMO = Dorsolateral to palmar (plantar)medial oblique 45°-60°, DMPLO = Dorsomedial to palmar(plantar)lateral oblique 45°-60°, CaL-CrM = Caudolateral to craniomedial oblique 30°, DPPDO = Dorsoproximal to palmarodistal oblique 45°-60°). NB: DP views of the MTP joints were only included if pathology was detected on any of the LM views.