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Arthrocentesis: stifle

Introduction

Uses

  • To obtain a sample of synovial fluid from stifle joint as an ancillary aid to diagnosis of joint pathology.

Advantages

  • Stifle joint capsule is the most extensive joint capsule in the body and has 3 communicating sacs - capsule is very easy to enter.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

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