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Articles by Michael Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Michael Conzemius, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Canine hip dysplasia diagnosis and treatment (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

The diagnosis of hip dysplasia is commonly practiced but in my opinion is frequently misunderstood.

Joint replacement: Hips, knees and elbows (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

Certainly hip replacement has the longest history, and the best prognosis, but it is important to note that elbow replacement has now been available for a decade and knee replacement for nearly a year.

Nonsurgical management of osteoarthritis and pain (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

Degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis is typically a progressive disorder that affects diarthrodial joints.

Cranial cruciate ligament disease in the dog (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

The most common cause of lameness on dogs in North America is partial or complete rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament.

Canine rehabilitation (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

Rehabilitation can be defined as restoration following disease, illness, or injury, of ability to function in a normal or near normal manner.

Elbow dysplasia (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

The goal of nonsurgical and/or surgical management of the developmental abnormalities of the elbow is to slow the progression OA in the joint and reduce lameness in the patient.

Orthopedic exam and bandaging (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

Use a systematic approach to ensure that you do not miss any problems. In general I use an eight step approach to the orthopedic examination.


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