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Companion Animal Practice
Canine elbow dysplasia 2. Treatment and prognosis
  1. Neil Burton

    Neil Burton graduated from Bristol in 2001. After three years in general practice, he returned to Bristol where he is currently Intervet/Schering‐Plough resident in small animal orthopaedics. His interests include joint replacement, limb deformities and canine elbow dysplasia.

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  2. Martin Owen

    Martin Owen graduated from Liverpool in 1992 and is currently a senior lecturer in small animal orthopaedics at Bristol. He is an RCVS recognised specialist in small animal orthopaedics and a European specialist in small animal surgery.

Abstract

AN article in last month's issue of In Practice (October 2008, vol 30, pp 508–512) described the aetiopathogenesis of canine elbow dysplasia and its diagnosis. This article reviews the treatment modalities currently in use for dealing with the various forms of elbow dysplasia, namely, fragmented medial coronoid process, ununited anconeal process, osteochondrosis of the humeral condyle and ununited medial epicondyle.

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