Risk factors for surgical site infection-inflammation in dogs undergoing surgery for rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament: 902 cases (2005-2006).

@article{Frey2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for surgical site infection-inflammation in dogs undergoing surgery for rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament: 902 cases (2005-2006).},
  author={Tracy N Frey and Michael G. Hoelzler and Thomas D Scavelli and Ryan P. Fulcher and Richard P. Bastian},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={236 1},
  pages={
          88-94
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence of and potential risk factors associated with development of postoperative infection-inflammation in a large number of dogs with rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) that were treated via elective surgery. DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 808 dogs that underwent surgery (902 procedures) for rupture of the CCL. PROCEDURES Medical records of dogs that underwent extracapsular lateral suture (ECLS) stabilization or tibial plateau leveling… CONTINUE READING

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