Anatomical study on the diaphyseal nutrient foramen of the femur and tibia of the German shepherd dog.

  • Dongchoon Ahn
  • Published 2013 in The Journal of veterinary medical science


To provide anatomical data on the nutrient foramen (NF), the authors observed the number, site and its index (SI), position, diameter and penetrating direction of the nutrient canal (NC) in the femur and tibia of German shepherd dogs. The femur often had more than two NF on the caudal surface with 30.0 to 86.7% of SI. The proximal NF of the femur was… (More)