Small Animal Orthopaedics. The Hindlimb

By Felipe de Vicente Collado, Ignacio Calvo Bermejo, Josep Aisa Roig and Miguel Ángel Solano Nicolás

Small Animal Orthopaedics. The Hindlimb describes, with the help of high-quality images, the different surgical techniques used to treat the main orthopaedic conditions affecting the hindlimbs in cats and dogs. Drawing from their experience, the authors provide practical information on how to plan and perform these surgical procedures and how to manage patients postoperatively.

Table of Contents

THE HIP
Introduction
Standard approach to the hip joint
Hip luxation
Closed reduction
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Hip toggle
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Iliofemoral suture
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Transarticular pin
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Hip dysplasia
Femoral head and neck excision
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease
THE STIFLE
Patellar luxation
Introduction
Indications for surgery
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Trochlear groove deepening procedures
Trochlear chondroplasty
Tibial tuberosity transposition
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Cranial cruciate ligament disease
Introduction
Cranial cruciate ligament: anatomy and function
Clinical history, physical examination and diagnosis
Surgical and nonsurgical management
Extracapsular repair for management of cranial cruciate ligament
disease
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Tibial tuberosity advancement
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Complications and long-term outcome
Tibial plateau levelling osteotomy
Introduction
Indications
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Cranial closing wedge osteotomy
Introduction
Surgical planning
Surgical technique
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Meniscal pathology and treatment
Introduction
Diagnosis of meniscal injuries
Surgical techniques
Meniscal inspection: medial and lateral arthrotomy
Medial meniscal release
Meniscal surgery
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
THE TARSUS
Introduction
Common calcaneal tendon mechanism and injury
repair
Introduction
Indications for surgery
Surgical planning
Surgical techniques
Chronic common calcaneal tendon mechanism injury
Acute injuries of the common calcaneal tendon mechanism
Postoperative management
Outcome
Complications
Luxations of the tarsal joint
Types of luxations
Tibiotarsal subluxation and luxation
Intertarsal subluxation and luxation
Tarsometatarsal subluxation and luxation
Surgical management
Malleolar fracture repair
Transarticular external skeletal fixation in the tarsal joint
Partial and pantarsal arthrodesis
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