Clinical evaluation and long-term follow-up of dogs having coronoidectomy for elbow incongruity.

@article{Puccio2003ClinicalEA,
  title={Clinical evaluation and long-term follow-up of dogs having coronoidectomy for elbow incongruity.},
  author={Margaret Puccio and Dominic Marino and Joseph D. Stefanacci and Brian McKenna},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          473-8
        }
}
A retrospective study was performed describing the clinical presentations, radiographic findings, and surgical outcomes of 17 dogs (18 elbows) following medial coronoidectomy for the treatment of elbow joint incongruity as a sole disease entity. Complete resolution of lameness was achieved in 100% of the cases. The mean radiographic arthrosis grade progressed in 70% of the cases. Results of this study indicate that resolution of clinical lameness may be achieved with medial coronoidectomy in… CONTINUE READING

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