Locking plates in veterinary orthopedics
Locking plates in veterinary orthopedics
1st ed., 240 pages, 100 ill., John Wiley & Sons, October 2018
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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. 
•     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

List of Contributors vii
Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Disclosures xv
1 A Brief History of Veterinary Locking Plates Applications 1
Karl C. Maritato
I Principles of Locking Plate Application 7
2 Pitfalls of Locking Plate Applications 9
Matthew D. Barnhart
3 The Biology of Locking Plate Applications 13
Noël M.M. Moens
4 Dynamic Compression vs. Locking Plating − Is One “Better”? A Review of Biomechanical Principles and in vitro Testing 25
Adam H. Biedrzycki
5 Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis 41
Philipp Schmierer and Antonio Pozzi
II Principles of Locking Plate Applications in Large Animals 51
6 Principles of Locking Plate Applications in Large Animals 53
Janik C. Gasiorowski
III Current Veterinary Locking Plate Instrumentation and Implants 69
7 The Advanced Locking Plate System (ALPS) 71
Tomás Guerrero
8 The Fixin Implant System 77
Kevin P. Benjamino and Massimo Petazzoni
9 The Liberty Lock System 83
Karl C. Maritato
10 The Polyaxial (PAX) Advanced Locking System 87
Matthew D. Barnhart
11 The String of Pearls (SOP) System 91
Malcolm G. Ness
12 The Synthes Locking Compression Plate (LCP) System 97
Jessica A. Dahlberg and Kenneth A. Bruecker
IV Trauma Applications: Clinical Case Examples 103
IV-A Appendicular Skeletal Fractures 103
13 Humerus Fractures 105
David R. Mason
14 Radius/Ulna Fractures 111
Laurent P. Guiot and Reunan P. Guillou
15 Femur Fractures 121
Ian Gordon Holsworth
16 Tibia Fractures 129
Kei Hayashi
IV-B Axial Skeletal Fractures 141
17 Pelvic Fractures 143
Shawn C. Kennedy
18 Maxillofacial and Mandibular Fractures 147
Boaz Arzi and Frank J.M. Verstraete
19 Spinal Fractures and Luxations 155
Bianca F. Hettlich
V Nontrauma Applications: Clinical Case Examples 165
V-A Corrective Osteotomies 165
20 Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture 167
Mary Sarah Bergh
21 Double Pelvic Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia 175
Matthew D. Barnhart
22 Distal Femoral Osteotomy for Patella Luxation 179
Ian Gordon Holsworth and Kirk L. Wendelburg
V-B Arthrodesis 191
23 Arthrodesis 193
Fred Pike
V-C Spinal Diseases 201
24 Atlantoaxial Subluxation 203
Karl C. Maritato
25 Caudocervical Spondylomyelopathy 209
Noel Fitzpatrick
26 Lumbosacral Stabilization 221
Noel Fitzpatrick
Index 233

Matthew D. Barnhart, DVM, MS, DACVS, is a Staff Surgeon at MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets in Worthington, Ohio, USA.
Karl C. Maritato, DVM, DACVS, is a Staff Surgeon at MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, USA.

Item Code: CHORT68
ISBN: 9781119380122
Weigth: 800 g
Species: All species
Discipline: Orthopaedic surgery
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