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Articles by Michael Weh, DVM, DACVS

Michael Weh, DVM, DACVS


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Elbow dysplasia (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Elbow dysplasia is a collective term for the developmental orthopedic diseases of the canine elbow. Traditionally, it refers to ununited anconeal process (UAP), osteochondrosis of the humeral condyle (OCD), and fragmentation of the medial coronoid process (FCP).

Managing patellar luxations (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Patella luxation is a common orthopedic condition in dogs. It may cause varying degrees of lameness, pain, and progression of osteoarthritis. It is most commonly diagnosed in small breed dogs, however large breed dogs are also affected.

Decision making in cranial cruciate injuries (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) rupture is the most common cause of hindlimb lameness in dogs. Treatment of CrCL injury is an integral part of veterinary orthopedic practice, and represents a $1.23 billion/yr industry in the United States.

Diagnosing hip dysplasia (Proceedings)
April 1, 2010

Hip dysplasia is the most common developmental orthopedic disease in dogs. First described in the 1930's, it continues to affect millions of dogs worldwide. Large breed dogs are most commonly diagnosed, however small breed dogs and cats also are affected.

A rational approach to osteoarthritis management (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common problem in small animal medicine. It is estimated to affect 20% of the United States' canine population, translating to over 10 million dogs.

Arthrocentesis: Quick cytologic diagnosis of orthopedic conditions (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Synovial fluid analysis is an essential test for diagnosing joint disease in dogs and cats.

Canine CCL injury: Diagnosis and surgical decision making (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) rupture is the most common cause of hindlimb lameness in dogs.

Patella luxation: Diagnosis and surgical decision making (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Patella luxation is a common orthopedic condition in dogs. It may cause varying degrees of lameness, pain, and progression of osteoarthritis.

Assessment and management of pelvic fractures in dogs and cats (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Pelvic fractures are common, representing 20-30% of fractures in small animals.

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