Shoulder

Authors: Koji Aoki, Jun-Yan Sek, Fernando de Paula Freitas, Miriam Bates, Hugues Beaufrere

Objective: To evaluate the use of the Leipzig distractor during canine shoulder arthroscopy.

Study design: Experimental, ex vivo.

Sample population: Paired shoulder joints from 15 large breed canine cadavers.

Category: Arthroscopy - Shoulder
Authors: Aldo Vezzoni, Luca Vezzoni, Silvia Boiocchi, Alda Miolo, Ian Gordon Holsworth

Objective: The aim of this study was to describe a novel minimally invasive surgical approach for the treatment of shoulder osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) in dogs and to retrospectively review our clinical cases treated with this approach.

Category: Shoulder
Authors: Kulendra ER, Beer AJC, Hockley GCA, Goh D, Lafuente P, Perry KL

OBJECTIVE:  The aim of this study was to report the outcome and complications of surgical stabilization following fracture of the supraglenoid tubercle in dogs.

Authors: Livet V, Harel M, Taroni M, Carozzo C, Viguier É, Sonet J, Cachon T

OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to describe a stress radiography to detect medial glenohumeral ligament rupture and to investigate the repeatability and reproducibility of this test.

Authors: Murphy SC, Egan PM, Fitzpatrick NM.

OBJECTIVE: To report the outcome of dogs with large, caudocentral, osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesions of the humeral head treated with synthetic osteochondral resurfacing (SOR) implants.

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series.

Category: Shoulder
Authors: Carwardine D, Langley-Hobbs S.

OBJECTIVES: To describe the range of motion and clinical stability of the feline shoulder following experimental injury and repair using a prosthetic suture technique.

Category: Shoulder
Authors: Guiot LP, Guillou RP, Déjardin LM.

OBJECTIVE: To describe a minimally invasive surgical technique for the treatment of comminuted humeral bicondylar (also known as T-Y) fractures in dogs and report outcome in 3 cases.

OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the proficiency in executing closed, fluoroscopic-assisted reduction of unicondylar humeral fractures. The following were hypothesised: experienced surgeons would be highly successful in performing closed reduction; body weight, time to surgery and surgeon experience would influence the reduction method; and the reduction method would not affect technical aspects of the repair.

CASE DESCRIPTION: An 8-month-old American Bulldog was presented for assessment of bilateral thoracic limb lameness. Computed tomographic imaging revealed large, deep osteochondritis dissecans lesions in both humeral heads.

Category: Shoulder

BACKGROUND: Suspension suture button fixation was frequently used to treat acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation. However, there were many studies reporting about complications and residual horizontal instability after fixation. Our study compared the stability of ACJ after fixation between coracoclavicular (CC) fixation alone and CC fixation combined with ACJ repair by using finite element analysis (FEA).