Use of autogenous fascia lata graft for perineal herniorrhaphy in dogs.

@article{Bongartz2005UseOA,
  title={Use of autogenous fascia lata graft for perineal herniorrhaphy in dogs.},
  author={Alexandre Bongartz and Francesca Carofiglio and Marc H Balligand and Marianne Heimann and Annick J Hamaide},
  journal={Veterinary surgery : VS},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          405-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a herniorrhaphy technique, using an autogenous fascia lata graft (FLG) for perineal hernia (PH) repair in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Prospective clinical study. ANIMALS Twelve dogs with PH. METHOD PHs were repaired with FLG harvested from the dog's ipsilateral thigh and sutured directly into the perineal defect. Correction of associated conditions, and castration were performed. Surgical time, pain, inflammation, pattern of defecation, lameness… CONTINUE READING

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