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Clinical comparison of a novel extracapsular stabilization procedure and tibial plateau leveling osteotomy for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament deficiency in dogs.
OBJECTIVE To develop and test a novel extracapsular technique, TightRope CCL technique (TR), and compare its 6-month clinical outcomes to tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) in dogs with cranial… Expand
Meniscal release in cruciate ligament intact stifles causes lameness and medial compartment cartilage pathology in dogs 12 weeks postoperatively.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate after 12 weeks the effects of caudal medial meniscal release (MR) in the cranial cruciate ligament-intact canine stifle. STUDY DESIGN Blinded, prospective in vivo study. … Expand
Effects of growth factors on equine synovial fibroblasts seeded on synthetic scaffolds for avascular meniscal tissue engineering.
- D. Fox, J. Warnock, A. Stoker, Jill K. Luther, M. Cockrell
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Research in veterinary science
- 1 April 2010
Across species, the avascular portion of the knee meniscus cannot heal spontaneously if severely injured. The most common treatment is meniscectomy which results in osteoarthritis. The objective of… Expand
Frequency of Dehiscence in Hand-Sutured and Stapled Intestinal Anastomoses in Dogs.
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of dehiscence of hand-sutured and stapled intestinal anastomoses in the dog and compare the surgery duration for the methods of anastomosis. STUDY DESIGN… Expand
Clinical anatomy and surgical repair of prepubic hernia in dogs and cats.
- M. Beittenmiller, F. Mann, G. Constantinescu, Jill K. Luther
- Journal of the American Animal Hospital…
- 1 November 2009
Prepubic hernia is a traumatic hernia in small animals, most often associated with severe trauma to the caudal abdomen. Common causes include vehicular trauma, dog fights, and kicks by large animals.… Expand
The effect of uniaxial cyclic tensile load on gene expression in canine cranial cruciate ligamentocytes.
- L. A. Breshears, J. Cook, A. Stoker, D. Fox, Jill K. Luther
- Veterinary surgery : VS
- 1 June 2010
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of uniaxial cyclic tensile load amplitude and duration on gene expression in cranial cruciate ligamentocytes cultured in monolayer. STUDY DESIGN In vitro… Expand
Treatment of idiopathic chylothorax in dogs and cats: A systematic review.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the evidence published on the treatment of idiopathic chylothorax (IC) in small animals. STUDY DESIGN Systematic literature review. SAMPLE POPULATION Dogs and cats with IC.… Expand
Comprehensive characterization of canine meniscal pathology
- Jill K. Luther
Meniscal injury is one of the most common causes of pain and dysfunction in the human knee and canine stifle joint. In the canine patient, meniscal injury is usually secondary to cranial cruciate… Expand
An in vitro model to assess mechanisms and efficacy of a cellular conduit for treatment of avascular meniscal injuries
Tears in the avascular portion of the knee meniscus are commonplace and are frequently incapable of healing spontaneously. Delivery of synovial cells from the meniscal periphery to avascular injuries… Expand
Feline Perineal Urethrostomy: A Review of Past and Present Literature
ABSTRACT Urethral obstruction is a potentially fatal condition and in cases of recurrent obstruction or an identified cause that is refractory to medical management, a urethrostomy may be performed… Expand