Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Caudal draw movement test: stifle Contributor(s): Introduction Requirements Procedure Introduction To assess the instability of the stifle joint by attempting to subluxate the tibia caudally with respect to the femur. Uses Caudal cruciate ligament insufficiency Stifle: caudal cruciate insufficiency. Disadvantages It is rare to find this type of instability in the absence of other ligamentous damage. Often misinterpreted when in fact cranial cruciate ligament rupture Stifle: cranial cruciate ligament disease has occurred because test is begun when the tibia cranially subluxated as opposed to in a neutral position. Requirements This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Procedure This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information Harari J (1993)Caudal cruciate ligament injury.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract23, 821-829.