Shoulder

Authors: M Hammer, J G Grand

Objectives: The aim of this case series was to report arthroscopic findings and to evaluate clinical outcomes of dogs treated with an inverted V-shaped extracapsular stabilisation technique without additional external coaptation for medial shoulder instability.

Category: 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