Abstracts of the week

Brandon D Velie, Tracey Milden, Hannah Miller, Bianca Haase
BMC Vet Res. 2023 Nov 29;19(1):252. doi: 10.1186/s12917-023-03811-0
Findings from this study suggest a relatively low prevalence of (SFOCD).
Small animal
C R Pye, D C Green, J R Anderson, M M Phelan, M M Fitzgerald, E J Comerford, M J Peffers
J Small Anim Pract. 2023 Nov 27. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13688.
An increase in nuclear magnetic resonance mobile lipids in the synovial fluid has been identified.
Marlene Scharpf, Lars F H Theyse
Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2023 Nov 15. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-1776785.
Concurrent treatment with ACP, immediately after arthroscopy, did not improve outcome.

Veterinary Surgery

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To evaluate the accuracy of a 3-dimensionally (3D)-printed custom endoscopy port (3DEP) for minimally invasive cervical ventral slot decompression.

Jinsu Kang, Seungeon Lee, Suyoung Heo, Namsoo Kim


To report a surgical technique and outcomes of transiliosacral toggle suture repair to treat feline bilateral sacroiliac luxation/fracture (SILF).

Baptiste Froidefond DVM, Mathieu Moinard DVM, Alexandre Caron DVM, DECVS


To evaluate long-term clinical outcomes of dogs surgically treated for proximal humeral osteochondrosis (OC).


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Cranial cruciate ligament disease is a common pathological condition in dogs that is often presented in daily clinical practice. Different risk factors for the development of this condition include breed, sex, age, bodyweight and neuter status, as well as different biological and biomechanical mechanisms. 

Objectives The aim of this study was to determine the degree of bone deformities and hindlimb postural abnormalities in a standing position in awake Toy poodles with and without grade 2 medial patellar luxation (MPL) using high speed 320-row computed tomography (CT).

Objectives The aim of this study was to describe hemiepiphysiodesis for the treatment of distal femoral valgus in immature dogs and to evaluate its effect on the anatomical lateral distal femoral angle (aLDFA).

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