Proximo-distal patellar position in three small dog breeds with medial patellar luxation.

@article{Wangdee2015ProximodistalPP,
  title={Proximo-distal patellar position in three small dog breeds with medial patellar luxation.},
  author={C. Wangdee and L. Theyse and H. Hazewinkel},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          270-3
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Medial patellar luxation is thought to be associated with a high proximal position of the patella in the trochlear groove. OBJECTIVE To determine whether the ratio of patellar ligament length and patellar length (L:P) is influenced by the stifle angle (75°, 96°, 113°, 130°, and 148°) in small dog breeds and to compare the L:P ratio in dogs of three small dog breeds with and without medial patellar luxation. METHODS A mediolateral radiograph of the stifle joint was used to… Expand
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