Osteotomy/Ostectomy

Authors: Barnes K, Faludi A, Takawira C, Aulakh K, Rademacher N, Liu CC1, Lopez MJ.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of postoperative extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on hind limb use after tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO).

STUDY DESIGN: Randomized, prospective clinical trial.

Authors: Zann GJ, Kim SE, Tinga S, Pozzi A, Banks SA

OBJECTIVE: To quantitatively evaluate patellofemoral (PF) kinematics during walking in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) deficiency treated by tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO).

STUDY DESIGN: Longitudinal observational study.

Authors: Livet V, Baldinger A, Viguier É, Taroni M, Harel M, Carozzo C, Cachon T

OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to compare outcomes between the tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO) procedure and a modified tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA Rapid) in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture.

Authors: Gallaher HM, Butler JR, Wills RW, Priddy LB, Elder SH, Heller SM, Brinkman E, Baumgartner W.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of short-term administration of carprofen on bone healing in dogs.

STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled experimental study.

ANIMALS: Eighteen purpose-bred sexually mature hound dogs.

Authors: Lee SJ, Frederick SW, Cross AR.

OBJECTIVE: To report the use and long-term outcome of dogs with surgical site infection (SSI) after tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPO), treated with an amikacin-infused collagen sponge and implant removal.

Authors: Shamir SK, Wolynski JG, Duncan CG, Puttlitz C, Duerr FM.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of a novel surgical guide on the accuracy and technical difficulty of closing wedge osteotomies (CWO).

STUDY DESIGN: Ex vivo experimental study.

SAMPLE POPULATION: Canine tibia models (n = 40).

Authors: Williams H, Arthurs G, Burton N, Kulendra E, Radke H, Parsons K.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to report the complication of lateral radial head subluxation following proximal ulnar osteotomy (PUOO) or proximal ulnar ostectomy (PUOE) in eight