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Title Locking plates and implants in veterinary orthopedics / edited by Matthew D. Barnhart, Karl C. Maritato
Published Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in veterinary surgery
Contents A brief history of veterinary locking plates applications -- Section I : Principles of locking plate application. Pitfalls of locking plate applications -- The biology of locking plate applications -- Dynamic compression vs. Locking plating: is one "better"? A review of biomechanical principles and in vitro testing -- Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis -- Section II : Principles of locking plate applications in large animals. Principles of locking plate applications in large animals -- Section III : Current veterinary locking plate instrumentation and implants. The advanced locking plate system (ALPS) -- The Fixin implant system -- The liberty lock system -- The Polyaxial (PAX) Advanced Locking System -- The string of pearls (SOP) system -- The Synthes locking compression plate (LCP) system -- Section IV : Trauma applications. Appendicular skeletal fractures. Humerus fractures -- Radius/ulna fractures -- Femur fractures -- Axial skeletal fractures. Tibia fractures -- Pelvic fractures -- Maxillofacial and mandibular fractures -- Spinal fractures and luxations -- Section 5 : Nontrauma applications. Corrective osteotomies. Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy for cranial cruciate ligament rupture -- Double pelvic osteotomy for hip dysplasia -- Distal femoral osteotomy for patella luxation -- Arthrodesis. Arthrodesis -- Spinal diseases. Atlantoaxial subluxation -- Caudocervical spondylomyelopathy -- Lumbosacral stabilization
Summary "Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics is a comprehensive and state-of-the-art guide to all aspects of using locking plates to treat orthopedic conditions in dogs, cats, and large animals - Offers a proven approach to using locking plates in veterinary practice - Highlights practical clinical applications with illustrative clinical cases - Includes information on the history, principles, and materials as well as specific techniques - Presents data on both traumatic and non-traumatic applications - Provides instructive color photographs to demonstrate the procedures"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (Wiley Online Library, viewed February 28, 2019)
Subject Orthopedic Procedures -- veterinary
Bone Plates -- veterinary
Prostheses and Implants -- veterinary
Veterinary orthopedics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Veterinary orthopedics.
Form Electronic book
Author Barnhart, Matthew D., 1969- editor
Maritato, Karl C., 1979- editor
LC no. 2018025478
ISBN 1119380111