WVC 92nd Annual Conference
Pelvic Limb Lameness, Part III: Hip Luxation in Dogs & Cats
This lecture will discuss diagnosis and treatment options for hip luxation in dogs and cats. Physical exam and radiographic findings in affected patients will be presented. Attendees will learn how to closed reduce a luxated hip and apply a figure of eight bandage as a means fo conservative treatment. Surgical options to be discussed include the toggle rod, joint capsule imbrication and iliofemoral suture techniques. Postoperative care will also be addressed.