Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament 

Advances in the Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament, the first book in the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series, presents a state-of-the-art summary of current knowledge on cruciate rupture, one of the most important orthopaedic conditions in dogs. Written by leading specialists and edited by a highly respected veterinary orthopaedic surgeon and researcher, the book takes a cross-disciplinary, evidence-based approach. It provides the information necessary to accurately diagnose, treat, and manage cruciate rupture cases and is a valuable reference for clinicians seeking the most current information on this important condition.

About the Author

Peter Muir, BVSc, MVetClinStud, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, ECVS, is a Professor of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“Written by leading specialists and edited by Dr. Muir, a highly respected veterinary orthopedist surgeon and researcher, this is a valuable reference for anybody seeking the most current information about cranial cruciate ligament, including clinicians, residents, interns, or veterinary students. The user-friendly format with numerous and excellent illustrations make this book a very attractive, thorough resource about a major orthopedic disorder. This very helpful book provides an excellent, detailed, and up-to-date review of the current knowledge about cruciate rupture.” (Doody’s, January 2011)

“Advances in the Canine Cruciate Ligament is the only book of its kind to focus solely on the canine cruciate ligament, and it delves into everything from the microanatomy of the ligament to the myriad treatment modalities available to practitioners .  .  . I believe this book would make a wonderful addition to the library at any university, specialty hospital, or general practice with a high orthopedic case load.” (American Journal of Veterinary Research, 4 April 2011)

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