Prevalence and inheritance of and selection for elbow arthrosis in Bernese mountain dogs and Rottweilers in Sweden and benefit: cost analysis of a screening and control program.

@article{Swenson1997PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and inheritance of and selection for elbow arthrosis in Bernese mountain dogs and Rottweilers in Sweden and benefit: cost analysis of a screening and control program.},
  author={Lennart Swenson and Lars Audell and {\AA}ke A Hedhammar},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={210 2},
  pages={215-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and charges over time in the prevalence of elbow arthrosis in Bernese Mountain Dogs and Rottweilers, to ascertain whether prevalence or severity of elbow arthrosis was associated with sex of the dogs, age at the time of elbow joint examination, or ancestral background, to determine the effects of selective breeding, and to conduct an economic evaluation of the elbow arthrosis program operated by the Swedish Kennel Club. DESIGN Analysis of radiographic… CONTINUE READING

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