publication . Article . 2014

Corrective surgery for canine patellar luxation in 75 cases (107 limbs): landmark for block recession

Mitsuhiro Isaka; Masahiko Befu; Nami Matsubara; Mayuko Ishikawa; Yurie Arase; Toshiyuki Tsuyama; Akiko Doi; Shinichi Namba;
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  • Published: 08 May 2014 Journal: Veterinary Science Development (issn: 2038-9698, eissn: 2038-9701, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
<jats:p>Canine medial patellar luxation (MPL) is a very common orthopedic disease in small animals. Because the pathophysiology of this disease involves various pathways, the surgical techniques and results vary according to the veterinarian. Further, the landmark for block recession is not completely clear. We retrospectively evaluated 75 dogs (107 limbs) with MPL in whom our landmark for block recession was used from July 2008 to May 2013. Information regarding the breed, age, sex, body weight, body condition score (BCS), lateral &lt;em&gt;vs&lt;/em&gt; bilateral, pre-operative grading, surgical techniques, removal of implants, concomitance with anterior cruci...
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