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Treatment of concurrent Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture and Medial Patellar Luxation with a modified Tibial Plateau Levelling Osteotomy and Trochlear Block Recession in a Bulldog using an antimicrobial silver-coated bone plate.…
Specialist in Small Animal Surgery Andrew Phillips describes the delicate procedure to repair the badly damaged right thoracic limb in a young cat.…
A 6-year-old female domestic short-haired cat was referred to us with a 4/5 left pelvic limb lameness associated with a chronic instability of the tarsus.…
A common cause of canine thoracic limb lameness in patients that are referred to us is elbow dysplasia…
The use of a novel orthopaedic plate in the treatment of a fracture of the lateral part of the right humeral condyle. …
Eastcott referrals add a veterinary physiotherapist to the multidisciplinary referral team. Alys Cooper joined the team in October 2019.…
Total Hip Replacement is an extremely effective treatment for a variety of conditions affecting the hip including hip dysplasia, osteoarthritis, failed femoral head and neck excision, complex femoral head fractures or femoral head necrosis (Legg-Calve-Perthes disease). Read more about Total Hip Replacement surgery at Eastcott Referrals.…
Cruciate ligament disease is the most common orthopaedic problem encountered in dogs. A variety of surgical techniques have been developed to treat cranial cruciate ligament disease. At Eastcott Referrals each patient is assessed to determine the most appropriate treatment for the individual. Most dogs will be treated with a tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO), whilst other dogs are better suited to a cranial closing wedge ostectomy. For some dogs an extracapsular suture technique may be the best option. Read Duncan Barnes' Blog on (TPLO) for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease.…
Fabio Frazzica joins the Small Animal Orthopaedic Referral team.…
Locking Compression Plate (LCP) and the PAX Advanced Locking systems. Understanding the correct application of these plating systems allows the successful treatment of fractures that might otherwise have proved difficult or prone to failure.…
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