myAO VET clinical roundup on deformities correction


March 2023

Bone deformity in animals can be caused by a range of factors, including injury and developmental abnormalities. Corrective treatments can include surgical procedures such as osteotomy or the use of corrective braces and splints. myAO is offering you the following exclusive selection of "knowledge gems" around deformities correction.

myAO Clinical Case Roundup on distal humeral fractures


November 2022

Various fixation methods have been successfully applied to the repair of distal humeral fractures in dogs. These include minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO), open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) with plate and screw constructs or combinations of pins, screws and wire, external skeletal fixation (ESF), intramedullary pinning (IMP), and cross-pin fixation.

myAO Knowledge update on Bone Deformity


April 2022

There are a number of possible causes of bone deformities in animals, the two most common being a genetic disorder and injury (trauma). Limb deformities can be managed conservatively, by growth acceleration, growth retardation, or in severe or late diagnosed cases by combining these techniques. Once the growth plate has closed, correction can only be achieved by a corrective osteotomy technique.

Meet the experts: Julien and Jean-Pierre Cabassu


January 2022

Meet with the experts of the month, Julien and Jean-Pierre Cabassu. Graduate of ECVS and ACVS, Julien completed an AO fellowship at Texas A&M under the supervision of Dr. Don Hulse in 2006. He worked for a year in research with Dr. Loïc Déjardin at Michigan State University before completing a residency in small animal surgery at Tufts University in Massachusetts under the supervision of Randy Boudrieau and Mike Kowaleski.
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