Effects of osteoarthritis on radiographic measures of laxity and congruence in hip joints of Labrador Retrievers.

@article{Gold2009EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of osteoarthritis on radiographic measures of laxity and congruence in hip joints of Labrador Retrievers.},
  author={Randi M. Gold and Thomas P. Gregor and Jennifer L Huck and Pamela J McKelvie and Gail K. Smith},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={234 12},
  pages={1549-54}
}
OBJECTIVE- To determine effects of hip joint osteoarthritis on radiographic measures of hip joint laxity and congruence. DESIGN- Longitudinal study. ANIMALS- 40 Labrador Retrievers. PROCEDURES- Dogs were assigned to 2 groups based on radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis. Dogs in the osteoarthritis group were free of osteoarthritis at initial radiographic evaluation (t(1)) and developed osteoarthritis by a subsequent radiographic evaluation (t(2)). Dogs in the nonosteoarthritis group had no… CONTINUE READING