Risk of Osteosarcoma in Dogs After Open Fracture Fixation.

  title={Risk of Osteosarcoma in Dogs After Open Fracture Fixation.},
  author={Elizabeth G Arthur and Gerald L. Arthur and Matthew R Keeler and Jeffrey N Bryan},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  volume={45 1},
OBJECTIVE To critically evaluate whether open fracture fixation is a significant risk factor for latent osteosarcoma development. STUDY DESIGN Case-control study. SAMPLE POPULATION Dogs undergoing open fracture repair and dogs diagnosed with osteosarcoma. METHODS Records were retrieved from the Veterinary Medical Database VMDB (1970-2000) for dogs undergoing surgical repair of a fracture and dogs diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Dogs with open reduction of joint luxation, dogs diagnosed with… CONTINUE READING
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