Abstracts of the week

Mario Candela Andrade, Ignacio De Rus Aznar, Mathias Brunnberg, Pavel Slunsky
Vet Med (Praha). 2023 Jul 27;68(7):259-270. doi: 10.17221/52/2023-VETMED.
Decision-making processes are still controversial in some scenarios.
Yauheni Zhalniarovich, Marta Mieszkowska, Magdalena Morawska-Kozłowska
Animals (Basel). 2023 Nov 8;13(22):3444. doi: 10.3390/ani13223444.
Six months postoperatively, no lameness was detected at a walk and trot.
C R Pye, D C Green, J R Anderson, M M Phelan, M M Fitzgerald, E J Comerford, M J Peffers
J Small Anim Pract. 2023 Nov 27. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13688.
We identified an increase in nuclear magnetic resonance mobile lipids in the synovial fluid of dogs with meniscal injury.

Veterinary Surgery

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To evaluate the accuracy of a 3-dimensionally (3D)-printed custom endoscopy port (3DEP) for minimally invasive cervical ventral slot decompression.

Jinsu Kang, Seungeon Lee, Suyoung Heo, Namsoo Kim


To report a surgical technique and outcomes of transiliosacral toggle suture repair to treat feline bilateral sacroiliac luxation/fracture (SILF).

Baptiste Froidefond DVM, Mathieu Moinard DVM, Alexandre Caron DVM, DECVS


To evaluate long-term clinical outcomes of dogs surgically treated for proximal humeral osteochondrosis (OC).


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Cranial cruciate ligament disease is a common pathological condition in dogs that is often presented in daily clinical practice. Different risk factors for the development of this condition include breed, sex, age, bodyweight and neuter status, as well as different biological and biomechanical mechanisms. 

Objectives The aim of this study was to determine the degree of bone deformities and hindlimb postural abnormalities in a standing position in awake Toy poodles with and without grade 2 medial patellar luxation (MPL) using high speed 320-row computed tomography (CT).

Objectives The aim of this study was to describe hemiepiphysiodesis for the treatment of distal femoral valgus in immature dogs and to evaluate its effect on the anatomical lateral distal femoral angle (aLDFA).

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