Technique for Canine Total Hip Replacement

Authors

  • MARVIN L. OLMSTEAD D.V.M., M.S.,

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    1. Department of Clinical Sciences and The University Veterinary Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1935 Coffey Road, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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    • *Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

  • R. BRUCE HOHN D.V.M., M.S.,

    1. Department of Clinical Sciences and The University Veterinary Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1935 Coffey Road, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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    • †Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

  • THOMAS M. TURNER D.V.M.

    1. Department of Clinical Sciences and The University Veterinary Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1935 Coffey Road, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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    • ‡Staff Surgeon, Berwyn Veterinary Associates, Berwyn, Illinois.


1935 Coffey Road, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210.

Abstract

Between August 1976 and April 1980, a total of 132 canine total hip replacements using a commercially available prosthesis, were performed on clinical patients at The Ohio State University Veterinary Hospital and Berwyn Veterinary Hospital, Chicago. The technique for total hip replacement is described. Details of preoperative evaluation, the operative procedure, and postoperative care are presented.

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