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Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics. AVS Advances in Veterinary Surgery

  • ID: 4517111
  • Book
  • October 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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. The authors noted experts in the field offer a review of the history, basic principles, materials, and complications of the use of locking plates. The text also contains information on the procedures for using locking plates for fractures, corrective osteotomies, and spinal disease. 

Co–published with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation, the text is supported by illustrative color photographs that clearly depict the techniques and principles described. The authors offer an essential resource for using locking plates in veterinary practice and include important information for its successful application. This reference: 

     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

Written for veterinary surgeons, residents, and interns, as well as any veterinary practitioner or student interested in these techniques, Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics is a comprehensive review of the techniques and principles of locking plates in clinical practice.

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List of Contributors





Chapter 1 A brief history of fracture repair

Section 1 Principles of Locking Plate Application

Chapter 2 Pitfalls of locking plate use

Chapter 3 The biology of locking plate applications

Chapter 4 Dynamic compression vs. locking plating is one "better"?

Chapter 5 Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis

Section 2 Principles of Locking Plate Applications in Large Animals

Chapter 6 Principles of locking plate applications in large animals

Section 3 Current Veterinary Locking Plate Instrumentation and Implants

Chapter 7 Advanced Locking Plate System (ALPS)

Chapter 8 Fixin

Chapter 9 Liberty lock

Chapter 10 Polyaxial (PAX)

Chapter 11 String of Pearls (SOP)

Chapter 12 Synthes

Section 4 Applications Trauma Clinical Case Examples

Section 4A Appendicular skeletal fractures

Chapter 13 Humerus Fractures

Chapter 14 Radius/Ulna fractures

Chapter 15 Femur Fractures

Chapter 16 Tibia Fractures

Section 4B Axial skeletal fractures

Chapter 17 Pelvic fractures

Chapter 18 Maxillofacial/Mandibular Fractures

Chapter 19 Spinal Fractures/Luxations

Section 5 Applications Non–Trauma Clinical Case Examples

Section 5A Corrective Osteotomies

Chapter 20 Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for cranial cruciate ligament rupture

Chapter 21 Double Pelvic Osteotomy for hip dysplasia

Chapter 22 Distal femoral Osteotomy for patella luxation

Section 5B Arthrodesis

Chapter 23 Arthrodesis

Section 5C Spinal Diseases

Chapter 24 Atlantoaxial Subluxation

Chapter 25 Caudocervical Spondylomyelopathy

Chapter 26 Lumbosacral Stabilization


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Matthew D. Barnhart
Karl C. Maritato
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