Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Elbow: medial approach

Contributor(s): Melvyn Pond

Introduction

  • To access medial aspect of elbow joint.

Uses

Advantages

  • Allows inspection of the more frequently involved areas of the joint.

Disadvantages

  • Does not allow extensive inspection of the joint.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Suess R P Jr., Trotter E J, Konieczynski D et al (1994) Exposure and postoperative stability of three medial surgical approaches to the canine elbow. Vet Surg 23 (2), 87-93 PubMed.


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