Benefits of pre- and intraoperative planning for tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.

@article{Collins2014BenefitsOP,
  title={Benefits of pre- and intraoperative planning for tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.},
  author={Josuha E Collins and Daniel Alvin Degner and Joe G. Hauptman and C E Decamp},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={142-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine (1) if preoperative and intraoperative osteotomy planning increases the likelihood that a surgeon will achieve a centered osteotomy during tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) and (2) if that centered osteotomy reduces the risk of tibial tuberosity (TT) fractures. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS Dogs (n = 406) with cranial cruciate ligament that had TPLO (n = 468). METHODS Medical records (2007-2010) and radiographs of dogs that had TPLO were… CONTINUE READING
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