ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Many of the common surgical conditions of companion animals are discussed on the American College of Veterinary Surgeons website. Veterinary Surgical Services performs a wide array of orthopedic surgeries, including:

Joint

Hip

  • Luxation (open/closed)
  • Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy (FHO)
  • Denervation
  • Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)
  • Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis (JPS)

Stifle (Knee)

  • Cranial Cricuate Ligament Deficiency
    • Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
    • Lateral Suture (MRIT)
  • Patellar Luxation
  • Deranged Stifle
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

Shoulder

  • Luxation/Instability
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Infraspinatus Tendon Contracture
  • Biceps Tendon Disease

Elbow

  • Luxation/Instability
  • Fragmented Coronoid Process (FCP)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Ununited Anconeal Process (UAP)

Carpus/Tarsus

  • Luxation/Instability
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

Fractures

  • Long bone/Metacarpal/Metatarsal
  • Physeal
  • Pelvis/Scapula
  • Intra-articular (joint)

Angular Limb Deformity Correction

Arthrodesis

Amputation (limb, digit, tail)

Tendon/Ligament Repair/Reconstruction

Oncologic (including bone and muscle biopsy)

Miscellaneous

  • Implant removal