Computed tomographic evaluation of growth-related changes in the hip joints of young dogs.

@article{Fujiki2007ComputedTE,
  title={Computed tomographic evaluation of growth-related changes in the hip joints of young dogs.},
  author={Makoto Fujiki and Yuichiro Kurima and Kazuto Yamanokuchi and Kazuhiro Misumi and Hiroshi Sakamoto},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={730-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in canine hip joint characteristics during growth via computed tomography (CT) and compare CT features of hip joints with and without laxity in young dogs placed in 2 imaging positions. ANIMALS 21 dogs (42 hip joints). PROCEDURES From 2 to 12 months after birth, CT examinations of the acetabulum of each hip joint in simulated normal standing and simulated weight-bearing positions were performed monthly for all dogs. Acetabular angle, dorsal acetabular rim angle… CONTINUE READING