Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Tibia: compression test

Synonym(s): Tibial thrust test

Contributor(s): Neil Burton

Introduction

  • To assess instability of the stifle joint using the principle of reciprocal movement between stifle and hock in the normal animal.

Uses

Requirements

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Henderson R A, Milton J L (1978) The tibial compression mechanism - a diagnostic aid in stifle injuries. JAAHA 14 (4), 474-479 VetMedResource.


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