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Surgery STAT: Tightrope CCL for treating canine cranial cruciate deficiency

August 1, 2009

Treatment of cranial cruciate ligament deficiency is the most common surgical procedure performed in veterinary orthopedics.

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Surgery STAT: Metacarpal and metatarsal fractures: conservative or surgical management?

July 1, 2009

Metacarpal and metatarsal bone fractures are common injuries seen in the dog, typically resulting from automobile trauma, being stepped upon or having the paw trapped under a rigid object.

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Surgery STAT: Tie-over bandage: a solution for wounds in difficult locations

June 1, 2009

The tie-over bandage is a simple, inexpensive, versatile bandage that has many applications in veterinary medicine.

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Surgery STAT: Managing IVDD

May 1, 2009

In last month's column we discussed the pathophysiology of intervertebral disk disease (IVDD). Once IVDD is diagnosed, the clinician must again use the history (onset and course of clinical signs) and the physical exam (neurological status) to formulate the therapeutic plan.

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Diagnosing intervertebral disk disease

April 1, 2009

Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is one of the most common conditions affecting chondrodystrophic dogs. Signalment, history and thorough neurologic examination are paramount in diagnosing and determining a treatment plan for animals affected with IVDD.

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Surgery STAT: Prevent gastric dilatation volvulus with laparoscopic assisted gastropexy

March 1, 2009

Gastric dilatation-volvulus, or bloat, is a common occurrence in large- and giant-breed dogs.

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Surgery STAT: Limb sparing: less common procedures

February 1, 2009

Last month's column covered limb sparing in dogs for the treatment of appendicular tumors, namely sarcomas. This month, I will briefly review the use of limb sparing for other, less common, more challenging, anatomic sites.

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Limb sparing: Another option for dogs

January 1, 2009

Amputation remains the standard of care to address most primary tumors of the appendicular skeleton. But in certain cases, a limb-sparing surgical procedure may be an option.

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Surgery STAT: Options for treating subchondral bone cysts

December 1, 2008

A 3-month-old Warmblood filly was referred to our hospital for evaluation of a left front-limb lameness of one week duration.

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