The prevalence of canine patellar luxation in three centres. Clinical features and radiographic evidence of limb deviation.

@article{Bound2009ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of canine patellar luxation in three centres. Clinical features and radiographic evidence of limb deviation.},
  author={Nicola J Bound and Dan Zakai and Steven J Butterworth and M Pead},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={32-7}
}
The medical records of 155 dogs with patellar luxation (PL) from three different centres were analysed. Each case was classified according to the nature of its luxation and any concurrent orthopaedic conditions plus the age at diagnosis were also noted. Measurements relating to angle of inclination (AOI) of the femoral neck and medio-lateral bowing of the femur and tibia at the stifle were also recorded. The femoral and tibial data were compared to dogs with another orthopaedic condition in a… CONTINUE READING
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