Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Open reduction: hip

Contributor(s): Melvyn Pond

Introduction

  • To reduce luxated hip.

Uses

  • Where closed reduction Closed reduction: hip failed or inappropriate, eg fractures or stabilization of reduction required.
  • Luxation associated with acetabular fracture.
  • Persistent luxation (dysplasia).
  • Avulsion of teres ligament.
  • Femoral head and neck fracture.

Disadvantages

  • Requires surgical intervention.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Kawamata T, Niiyama M, Taniyama H (1996) Open reduction and stabilization of coxofemoral joint luxation in dogs and cats, using a stainless steel rope inserted via a ventral approach to the hip joint. Aust Vet J 74 (6), 460-464 PubMed.
  • Twaddle K A (1965) An open reduction technique for chronic coxofemoral luxation in the dog. N Z Vet J 13 (2), 42-45 PubMed.


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