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myAO knowledge update on Joint Surgery
Veterinary joint surgery includes a.o. cranial cruciate ligament surgeries and surgical treatments for a range of joint issues such as elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, as well as full knee and hip replacements.

In this clinical topic roundup, you´ll find an exclusive selection of AOVET´s knowledge gems on joint surgery. 
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AO Expert Webinars on Joint Surgery
Toy Breeds - Distal Radius and Ulna Fractures and Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease
Nacho Calvo and Alessandro Piras are presenting a live interactive webinar about toy breeds with distal radius and ulna fractures and cranial cruciate ligament disease 
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Treatment of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injury Including TPLO Techniques - Session 1 
This webinar covers the clinical, radiographic and surgical examination of cruciate disease, evidence base for cruciate surgery, rationale and planning for TPLO, the surgical technique and application of locking TPLO, diagnosing and treating meniscal injury, TPLO outcomes and avoiding and managing complications of TPLO. The topics of this session are: Biomechanics of stifle joint, diagnosis of cranial cruciate ligament injury, treatment options of cranial cruciate ligament injury, and introduction of TPLO and surgical planning.
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Treatment of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injury Including TPLO Techniques - Session 2
This webinar covers the clinical, radiographic and surgical examination of cruciate disease, evidence base for cruciate surgery, rationale and planning for TPLO, the surgical technique and application of locking TPLO, diagnosing and treating meniscal injury, TPLO outcomes and avoiding and managing complications of TPLO. 
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Bridging the Gap - Translating Clinical Research to Clinical Practice - Selected Topics in Canine Joint Disease
What is the prevalence of meniscal lesions in small breed dogs with cranial cruciate ligament disease? - Can we use pre-operative radiographs to predict meniscal injury in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament disease? - Can we quantify the risk of luxation following total hip replacement in dogs? These questions are discussed by our panel of international orthopaedic experts: Professor Kenneth Johnson, Professor Eithne Comerford, and Professor Antonio Pozzi. 
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Recommended publications on Joint Surgery  
Modified medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction for severe bilateral congenital patellar luxation in a dog
Isaka M, Daiki K, Ueno H
Open veterinary journal, Jan 1, 2022  Read more

Long-term outcome following cranial biceps brachii tendon transposition in a dog with a traumatic cranial scapulohumeral luxation
Barber LN, Lewis DD, Porter EG, Elam LH
Open veterinary journal, Nov 19, 2020 Read more

Case factors for selection of femoral component type in canine hip arthroplasty using a modular system
Meltzer LM, Dyce J, Leasure CS, Canapp SO
Veterinary surgery: VS, Dec 26, 2021 Read more

Outcome of canine cementless collared stem total hip replacement with proximal femoral periprosthetic cerclage application: 184 consecutive cases
Israel SK, Liska WD
Veterinary surgery: VS, Oct 16, 2021 Read more

Traumatic joint luxations in cats: Reduce, repair, replace, remove
Journal of feline medicine and surgery, Jan 1, 2021
Meeson RL, Strickland R Read more 
Upcoming AO Event on Joint Surgery  
AO VET Seminar—Complex feline fractures and joint disorders
July 7 2022
Porto, Portugal Find out more 
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