Simultaneous bilateral femoral head and neck ostectomy for the treatment of canine hip dysplasia.

@article{Rawson2005SimultaneousBF,
  title={Simultaneous bilateral femoral head and neck ostectomy for the treatment of canine hip dysplasia.},
  author={Elizabeth Rawson and Michael G Aronsohn and Ronald L Burk},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={166-70}
}
Simultaneous bilateral femoral head and neck ostectomy (FHO) was performed on 15 dogs for severe bilateral hip dysplasia. A follow-up survey was performed 6 to 48 months after surgery to assess the postoperative recovery and activity levels of the operated dogs. All dogs had normal activity levels and were pain free according to their owners. Owner satisfaction regarding the outcome of the surgery was high. Simultaneous bilateral FHO was a viable surgical option for the treatment of painful… CONTINUE READING