Orthopaedics Blog

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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.…
We are now offering total hip replacement surgery. Total hip replacement can be a very effective salvage surgery for a number of conditions leading to pain or loss of hip function, including hip dysplasia, chronic hip luxation and femoral head fractures.…
Pantarsal arthrodesis in a Greyhound dog using a dorsal plate for the treatment of a highly comminuted fracture of the medial talar ridge…
Hock fracture secondary to osteochondritis dissecans of the medial talar ridge repaired with lag screw and trans-articular external skeletal fixator.…
Shoulder Arthrodesis using CT generated 3D bone model in minature poodle following recurrent luxation of the shoulder.…
Treatment of a highly comminuted humeral condylar fracture in a cat using bilateral PAX locking plate fixation…
Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder osteochondritis dissecans in a Labrador Retriever…
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