Orthopaedic Club Archive

Pelvic and tail pull injuries Part 2

Presenter: Pilar Lafuente DVM, PhD, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVSMR, FHEA, CCRT, MRCVS
American, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Cats frequently present in the veterinary clinic with pelvic and pelvic limb injuries, after a traumatic incident. Road traffic accidents commonly cause severe and multiple injuries in the pelvis, pelvic limb and tail. This 2-part webinar is focused on injuries affecting these structures (pelvis, pelvic limb and tail) in feline…

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Published on: 21.06.2022
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Pelvic and tail pull injuries Part 1

Presenter: Dr Pilar Lafuente
DVM PhD DACVS-SA DECVS DACVSMR CCRT MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Cats frequently present in the veterinary clinic with pelvic and pelvic limb injuries, after a traumatic incident. Road traffic accidents commonly cause severe and multiple injuries in the pelvis, pelvic limb and tail. This 2-part webinar is focused on injuries affecting these structures (pelvis, pelvic limb and tail) in feline…

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Published on: 17.05.2022
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Painful swellings : Bone Tumours in practice

Presenter: Turlough O'Neill
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics) and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumour in dogs, accounting for 85% of malignancies originating in the skeleton. Large and giant breeds predominate however small breeds are also seen. Metastasis is very common and arises early in the course of the disease although often subclinical. Diagnosis is based on…

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Published on: 13.04.2022
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Part 3 - Fractures of the carpus and tarsus

Presenter: Mike Guilliard MA VetMB CertSAO FRCVS

Category: Orthopaedic Club

This presentation covers the diagnosis, treatments and prognoses of primarily racing fractures of the carpus, tarsus and metacarpus/metatarsus. The aetiology of these stress fractures is described. Particular emphasis is on accessory carpal bone fractures and the multiple presentations of central tarsal bone and calcaneal fractures.

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Published on: 08.03.2022
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Tension band wiring – an up-to-date or old-fashioned fixation technique? Indications and practical tricks and tips for the application

Category: Orthopaedic Club

A tension-band wire is placed to oppose the pull of a ligament or muscle on a bone fragment. It usually is used in combination with two K-wires that align the fragment and counteract rotation. The tension-band wire is anchored around the K-wires in a figure of eight pattern over the…

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Published on: 15.02.2022
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Shearing injuries and open fractures

Presenter: Elvin Kulendra BVetMed MVetMed CertVDI PgCert(VetEd) DipECVS FHEA FRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Small animal surgery

Category: Orthopaedic Club

Open fractures of the appendicular skeleton have an incidence of approximately 0.1% in both cats and dogs. When looking at fracture configuration, open fractures are commonly observed with comminuted and oblique fractures. The tarsal region is reported to have the highest risk of developing an open fracture. Shearing injuries of…

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Published on: 17.01.2022
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