Reduction of humeroulnar congenital elbow luxation in 8 dogs by using the transarticular pin

dc.contributor.authorRahal, Sheila C. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.authorDe Biasi, Fernando [UNESP]
dc.contributor.authorVulcano, Luiz C. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.authorNeto, Francisco J.T. [UNESP]
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
dc.date.accessioned2022-04-28T19:55:01Z
dc.date.available2022-04-28T19:55:01Z
dc.date.issued2000-11-01
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcome in 8 dogs of surgical reduction of congenital humeroulnar luxation by using the transarticular pin. Five cases were bilateral and 3 were unilateral, for a total of 13 elbows. The treatment was performed in animals between 45 and 150 days of age. Articular stabilization was achieved by using a transarticular pin driven from the caudal aspect of the olecranon into the body of the humerus or into the distal condyle and distal metaphysis of the humerus. The follow-up period was between 1 and 19 months. There were 5 postsurgical reluxations, 3 related to the insertion of the pin into the humeral condyle and 2 related to the insertion into the humeral body. These animals needed further surgery. Six animals showed near normal return to limb function and 2 had lameness. We conclude that the use of the transarticular pin is an effective and simple method for the treatment of humeroulnar congenital elbow luxation.en
dc.description.affiliationDept. of Vet. Surg. and Anesth. Fac. of Vet. Med. and Animal Science UNESP Botucatu, Rubião Júnior, s/n, CEP 18618-000, Botucatu (SP)
dc.description.affiliationDept. of Anim. Repro. and Radiology Fac. of Vet. Med. and Animal Science UNESP Botucatu, Rubião Júnior, s/n, CEP 18618-000, Botucatu (SP)
dc.description.affiliationUnespDept. of Vet. Surg. and Anesth. Fac. of Vet. Med. and Animal Science UNESP Botucatu, Rubião Júnior, s/n, CEP 18618-000, Botucatu (SP)
dc.description.affiliationUnespDept. of Anim. Repro. and Radiology Fac. of Vet. Med. and Animal Science UNESP Botucatu, Rubião Júnior, s/n, CEP 18618-000, Botucatu (SP)
dc.format.extent849-853
dc.identifier.citationCanadian Veterinary Journal, v. 41, n. 11, p. 849-853, 2000.
dc.identifier.issn0008-5286
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-0034321866
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11449/224172
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofCanadian Veterinary Journal
dc.sourceScopus
dc.titleReduction of humeroulnar congenital elbow luxation in 8 dogs by using the transarticular pinen
dc.typeArtigo

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