SAOP3- THR

  1. What are some common contraindications for a THR?  (4)
    • other orthopedic dz (CCL rupture)
    • neurological disease
    • bacterial pyoderma
    • medical management was effective or incomplete
  2. What is the number 1 cause for a dog needing a THR?
    hip dysplasia and associated osteoarthritis
  3. What are indications for a THR? (6)
    • hip dysplasia
    • osteoarthritis
    • femoral capital physeal fracture
    • luxation
    • femoral neck fracture
    • acetabular fracture
  4. In general, at what age is an animal a candidate for THR?
    • generally, wait until the growth plate of the greater trochanter is closed
    • 6 months is the absolute youngest, special cases
  5. What are important aftercare instructions after THR?
    4-6 weeks of exercise restriction and rest
Author
Mawad
ID
330279
Card Set
SAOP3- THR
Description
vetmed SAOP3
Updated