Transcutaneous tibial implants: a surgical procedure for restoring ambulation after amputation of the distal aspect of the tibia in a dog.

@article{Drygas2008TranscutaneousTI,
  title={Transcutaneous tibial implants: a surgical procedure for restoring ambulation after amputation of the distal aspect of the tibia in a dog.},
  author={Kevin A Drygas and Robert Taylor and Christopher G. Sidebotham and Ronald R. Hugate and Heather McAlexander},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          322-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To report surgical planning, technique, and long-term outcome of custom transcutaneous tibial implants used to restore ambulation after bilateral pelvic limb amputation in a dog. STUDY DESIGN Case report. ANIMALS A 4-year-old, 25.5 kg, female spayed, Siberian Husky. METHODS Computed tomographic scans of the pelvic limbs were used to build sterolithographic models of the remaining tibia after bilateral amputation of the distal aspect of the tibiae. The sterolithographic models… CONTINUE READING

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