Chapter 42. The Stifle

  1. Hamish R. Denny MA, VetMB, PhD, DSAO, FRCVS and
  2. Steven J. Butterworth MA, VetMB, CertVR, DSAO, MRCVS

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699027.ch42

A Guide to Canine and Feline Orthopaedic Surgery, Fourth Edition

A Guide to Canine and Feline Orthopaedic Surgery, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Denny, H. R. and Butterworth, S. J. (2008) The Stifle, in A Guide to Canine and Feline Orthopaedic Surgery, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470699027.ch42

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632051038

Online ISBN: 9780470699027

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Keywords:

  • stifle;
  • patellar luxation;
  • bipartite patella;
  • avulsion of the popliteus muscle;
  • avulsed tibial tuberosity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Anatomy

  • Conditions of the Stifle Joint

  • Osteochondrosis

  • Growth Disturbances

  • Patellar Luxation

  • Congenital Patellar Luxation in Cats

  • Bipartite Patella

  • Fabella Abnormalities

  • Fkactures of the Patella

  • Straight Patellar Ligament (Tendon) Injuries

  • Fracture of the Fabellae

  • Avulsion of the Lateral Head of the Gastrocnemius Muscle

  • Avulsion of the Popliteus Muscle

  • Avulsion of the Long Digital Extensor Tendon

  • Displacement of the Long Digital Extensor Tendon

  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL) Deficiency

  • Partial rupture of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCl)

  • Meniscal Injuries

  • Rupture of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL) in Cats

  • Rupture of the Caudal Cruciate ligament (CauCL) in Dogs

  • Rupture of the Collateral Ligaments

  • Multiple Ligament Injuries

  • SMe Luxation in the Cat

  • Rupture of the Gracilis Muscle

  • Contracture of the Gracilis Muscle in the German Shepherd Dog

  • Stifle Arthrodesis

  • References

  • Further Reading