Monthly Archives: February 2014

Open reduction and placement of an iliofemoral anchor suture

February 27, 2014

Poppy was attacked four days previously by a dog and referred to VetFix with a recurrent coxofemoral luxation. Closed reduction had been attempted immediately following injury however repeat luxation of the hip had occured.

Cranial closing wedge osteotomy

February 24, 2014

Hamish had a lateral suture placed for cruciate disease six months prior to referral to VetFix. He showed marked muscle atrophy on the same leg with a weight bearing lameness. Cranial tibial thrust was evident on examination of the stifle and a decision was made to perform a cranial closing wedge osteotomy.