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Surgical team at NCSU performs unique feline knee replacement

March 1, 2012

Raleigh, N.C. — A veterinary team at North Carolina State University recently performed a unique total knee replacement surgery on a cat.

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Clinical Rounds: Anal sac adenocarcinoma

February 1, 2012

Make rounds with these veterinary specialists and residents for a complete picture of this neoplasia in dogs.

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Angell veterinarian performs facial reconstruction surgery on a Boxer

December 1, 2011

A 5-year-old dog was given a new lease on life—more significantly, a new face.

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CSU uses distraction osteogenesis technique to help lengthen dog's leg

November 1, 2011

Fort Collins, Colo. — To save a dog's leg, a veterinary orthopedic surgeon tried something radical.

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Photo gallery: Novel surgery on Great Dane

November 1, 2011

In this photo gallery, veterinary surgeon Scott Palmer demonstrates how he straightened and lengthened a disfigured leg of a Great Dane puppy by using a novel surgical technique.

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Lasers: Applications for therapeutic use

September 1, 2011

Answers to frequently asked questions you need to know.

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Patella luxation (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

The patella is a type A (primary function is articulation) sesamoid bone located in the tendon of insertion of the quadraceps muscles. The origins of the quadriceps muscles are the proximal femur and immediately cranial to the acetabulurn (rectus femoris m.). The quadriceps m. follows a straight line, by necessity, to its insertion at the tibial crest.

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Management of degenerative joint disease (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

The best treatment for degenerative joint disease is prevention, by removing the inciting cause before DJD is established if at all possible (TPO, JPS, cruciate stabilization, patella stabilization, etc.) Irreversible changes of DJD (visible in the form or periarticular osteophytes) are present by 28 days after the cause is present.

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Canine hip dysplasia (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

CHD has been called inherited, a developmental disease, and most accurately in the author's opinion, a "moderately heritable disease". CHD is a multifactorial disease with part of its cause being from genetic influences (estimated at 25%-80%) and part from environmental influences.

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