Prominent publications by D L SPIKE‐PIERCE

KOL Index score: 8726

REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY: Proximal sesamoiditis has been a common and confusing radiographic diagnosis in Thoroughbred yearling surveys. This study categorised the radiographic appearance of yearling proximal sesamoid bones and determined their effect on the number of races started and earning potential for racing at ages 2 and 3 years.

HYPOTHESIS: Yearlings with moderate to severe proximal sesamoiditis have decreased performance at age 2 and 3 years.

METHODS: Survey radiographs of ...

Known for Racing Performance |  Sesamoid Bones |  Thoroughbred Yearlings |  Horses 2 |  3 Years


D L SPIKE‐PIERCE: Influence Statistics

Sample of concepts for which D L SPIKE‐PIERCE is among the top experts in the world.
Concept World rank
yearlings performance #5
thoroughbred yearling #21
horses yearlings #23
bones sports #40
performance radiographic #51
sesamoiditis #93

Key People For Racing Performance

Top KOLs in the world
Emmeline W Hill
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Beatrice A McGivney
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Cyril Wayne McILWRAITH
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David Evan MacHugh
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Jingjing Gu
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Lisa Michelle Katz
skeletal muscle thoroughbred horses gene expression

D L SPIKE‐PIERCE:Expert Impact

Concepts for whichD L SPIKE‐PIERCEhas direct influence:Racing performance,  Sesamoid bones,  Proximal sesamoid bones,  Thoroughbred yearlings,  Horses 2,  Yearlings performance,  Thoroughbred yearling,  Horses age.


Concepts related to the work of other authors for whichfor which D L SPIKE‐PIERCE has influence:Racing performance,  Solar angle,  Radiographic abnormalities,  Purchase price,  Arthroscopic removal,  Proximal sesamoid bones,  Thoroughbred yearlings.



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