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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817191/pullout-strength-of-2-0-mm-cancellous-and-cortical-screws-in-synthetic-bone
#1
John E Moser, Kevin A R Kunkel, Patrick D Gerard
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether 2.0 mm cancellous screws are superior to 2.0 mm cortical screws when inserted into cancellous and bicortical bone. STUDY DESIGN: Biomechanical study. METHODS: The 2.0 mm cancellous screws and 2.0 mm cortical screws were inserted according to the recommended guidelines in synthetic cancellous and bicortical blocks. Fifteen screw-block constructs per group were tested to failure in axial pullout. Axial pullout strength and yield strength were calculated...
August 17, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792618/long-term-outcome-of-dogs-treated-with-ulnar-rollover-transposition-for-limb-sparing-of-distal-radial-osteosarcoma-27-limbs-in-26-dogs
#2
Bernard Séguin, Matthew D O'Donnell, Peter J Walsh, Laura E Selmic
OBJECTIVE: To determine outcomes in dogs with distal radial osteosarcoma treated with ulnar rollover transposition (URT) limb-sparing surgery including: viability of the ulnar graft, complications, subjective limb function, disease-free interval (DFI), and survival time (ST). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Twenty-six client-owned dogs with distal radial osteosarcoma and no involvement of the ulna. METHODS: Data of dogs treated with URT were collected at the time of surgery and retrospectively from medical records and by contacting owners and referring veterinarians...
August 9, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28771839/effect-of-arthroscopic-lavage-and-repeated-intra-articular-administrations-of-antibiotic-in-adult-horses-and-foals-with-septic-arthritis
#3
Matthieu Cousty, John David Stack, Cyril Tricaud, Florent David
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of arthroscopic lavage and repeated intra-articular administration of antibiotic in adult horses and foals with septic arthritis. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective clinical study. ANIMALS: Adult horses and foals with septic arthritis (n = 62). METHODS: Age, sex, cause of septic synovitis, joint involved, hospitalization time, and outcome were recorded. Arthroscopic lavage was performed at day 0 (D 0)...
August 3, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28771764/surgical-management-and-long-term-outcome-of-umbilical-infection-in-65-foals-2010-2015
#4
Gil L Oreff, Amos J Tatz, Roee Dahan, Gilad Segev, Dalia Berlin, Gal Kelmer
OBJECTIVE: To report the short- and long-term outcomes of surgical management of umbilical infection in foals. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Foals (n = 65). METHODS: Medical records (2010-2015) of foals up to 1 month of age, surgically treated for an umbilical infection were reviewed. Short-term (at the time of discharge from hospital) and long-term (1 year after surgery) survival rates were obtained...
August 3, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28759119/comparison-of-design-features-and-mechanical-properties-of-commercially-available-veress-needles
#5
Johannes P Schramel, Angelika Kindslehner, Barbara A Bockstahler, Gilles P Dupré
OBJECTIVE: To compare design features and mechanical properties of 13 commercially available Veress needles (VN). STUDY DESIGN: In vitro biomechanical study. SAMPLE POPULATION: Veress needles from 9 manufacturers (6 reusable, 6 disposable, and 1 with a reusable stylet combined with a disposable cannula) were included in the study. METHODS: Veress needles are designed with a spring-loaded stylet to protect the tip of the cannula following insertion into the abdomen...
July 31, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28759118/mandibular-body-fracture-repair-with-wire-reinforced-interdental-composite-splint-in-small-dogs
#6
Michel Guzu, Philippe R Hennet
OBJECTIVE: To report the outcome of mandibular body fractures treated with a wire-reinforced interdental composite splint (WRICS) in small breed dogs. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Client-owned small breed dogs (n = 24). METHODS: Medical records (1998-2012) of small breed dogs (<10 kg) with mandibular body fractures treated by WRICS were reviewed for signalment, history, type of fracture, treatment, and clinical and radiological follow-up...
July 31, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28703891/duration-of-action-of-mepivacaine-and-lidocaine-in-equine-palmar-digital-perineural-blocks-in-an-experimental-lameness-model
#7
Mona Hoerdemann, Rachael L Smith, Giselle Hosgood
OBJECTIVE: To establish and compare the onset and duration of action of 2 local anesthetics based on objective lameness and skin sensitivity assessment. STUDY DESIGN: Interventional crossover experimental trial with balanced randomization. ANIMALS: Eight horses. METHODS: Reversible forelimb lameness was induced in 8 horses. A palmar digital nerve block (PDNB) was applied with mepivacaine or lidocaine (both 2%). Quantitative lameness and skin sensitivity data were collected with an inertial sensor system and a force gauge, respectively...
July 13, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688170/influence-of-orthopedic-reinforced-gloves-versus-double-standard-gloves-on-contamination-events-during-small-animal-orthopedic-surgery
#8
Galina Hayes, Ameet Singh, Tom Gibson, Noel Moens, Michelle Oblak, Adam Ogilvie, Debbie Reynolds
OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of orthopedic reinforced gloves on contamination events during small animal orthopedic surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective randomized controlled trial SAMPLE POPULATION: Two hundred and thirty-seven pairs of orthopedic gloves (474 gloves) and 203 pairs of double standard gloves (812 gloves) worn during 193 orthopedic procedures. METHODS: Primary and assistant surgeons were randomized to wear either orthopedic reinforced gloves or double gloves...
July 8, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688157/the-application-of-3-dimensional-printing-for-preoperative-planning-in-oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery-in-dogs-and-cats
#9
Jenna N Winer, Frank J M Verstraete, Derek D Cissell, Steven Lucero, Kyriacos A Athanasiou, Boaz Arzi
OBJECTIVE: To describe the application of 3-dimensional (3D) printing in advanced oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) and to discuss the benefits of this modality in surgical planning, student and resident training, and client education. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Client-owned dogs (n = 28) and cats (n = 4) with 3D printing models of the skulls. METHODS: The medical records of 32 cases with 3D printing prior to major OMFS were reviewed...
July 8, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28688144/2017-veterinary-endoscopy-society-14th-annual-scientific-meeting-june-20-22-cabo-san-lucas-mexico
#10
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July 8, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28657655/the-effect-of-nail-characteristics-on-surface-bacterial-counts-of-surgical-personnel-before-and-after-scrubbing
#11
Jade M Hardy, Tina J Owen, Steven A Martinez, Lisa P Jones, Margaret A Davis
OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of nail characteristics on bacterial counts on the fingers of surgery personnel. STUDY DESIGN: Randomized nonblinded controlled crossover study design. SAMPLE POPULATION: Veterinary students, small animal surgery technicians, small animal surgery interns/residents, and small animal surgery faculty in a veterinary teaching hospital (n = 21). METHODS: Subjects were randomized into one of 2 groups; group 1 wore nail polish (P) for 1 week and group 2 (control) had nonpolished (NP) fingernails...
June 28, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28643340/trans-endoscopic-diode-laser-fenestration-of-equine-conchae-via-contralateral-nostril-approach
#12
Filip Kološ, Štěpán Bodeček, Zdeněk Žert
OBJECTIVE: To describe and report preliminary outcomes of a contralateral trans-nasal endoscopic laser fenestration of the conchae for endoscopic examination and treatment of paranasal sinuses in horses. STUDY DESIGN: Cadaveric experimental and prospective clinical study. ANIMALS: Normal cadaveric equine heads (n = 7) and equine patients (horses n = 7, donkey n = 1) diagnosed with sinusitis. METHODS: Ex vivo: a video-endoscope containing a diode laser fiber in the working canal was passed through the nostril and retroflexed in the nasopharynx toward the contralateral conchae...
June 23, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28640455/adjunct-fixation-with-a-kirschner-wire-or-a-plate-for-lateral-unicondylar-humeral-fracture-stabilization
#13
Jason D Coggeshall, Daniel D Lewis, Alex Iorgulescu, Stanley E Kim, Lindsey S Palm, Antonio Pozzi
OBJECTIVE: To compare the biomechanical properties of using an interfragmentary 1.6 mm Kirschner wire or a 2.7 mm reconstruction plate as adjunctive epicondylar stabilization in simulated comminuted lateral unicondylar humeral fractures stabilized with a transcondylar 4.5 mm cortical screw. STUDY DESIGN: Cadaveric biomechanical assessment. SAMPLE POPULATION: Paired humeri harvested from 9 young, skeletally mature dogs. METHODS: Simulated comminuted lateral unicondylar humeral fractures were stabilized with a transcondylar 4...
June 22, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28640396/an-anatomical-study-of-plate-rod-fixation-in-feline-tibiae
#14
Andreas Gutbrod, Simona Vincenti, Karolin Kühn, Sebastian Christoph Knell, Philipp Alexander Schmierer, Antonio Pozzi
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the feasibility of placing bi-cortical cortex (B-cort) or mono-cortical locking screws (M-lock) in a plate-rod construct applied to the feline tibia in combination with different intramedullary (IM) pins. METHODS: Twenty-four feline tibiae of cats were divided into 4 groups, corresponding to IM pin sizes filling approximately 30% (1.0 mm), 40% (1.4 mm), 45% (1.6 mm), and 50% (1.8 mm) of the medullary canal. Computed tomography (CT) was performed to trace potential screw trajectories in each group...
June 22, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28627001/tissue-blood-flow-to-a-pedicled-jejunal-autograft-in-the-dog-a-pilot-study
#15
Daniel J Nucci, Eric Monnet
OBJECTIVE: To determine the viability of a pedicled jejunal autograft after ligation of up to 3 jejunal arteries. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective crossover study. ANIMALS: Three adult dogs. METHODS: Dogs were instrumented for measurement of hemodynamic parameters. Two segments of jejunum with 4 arcadial vessels were isolated from the abdomen in each dog. An individual ligature was secured around the 4th, 3rd, and 2nd jejunal artery...
June 19, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28626911/clinical-findings-and-management-of-153-horses-with-large-colon-sand-accumulations
#16
Isabelle Kilcoyne, Julie E Dechant, Sharon J Spier, Mathieu Spriet, Jorge E Nieto
OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of radiographic quantification of sand accumulation on the medical versus surgical management of large colon sand accumulations. To compare short- and long-term outcomes and complications associated with medical and surgical management of these horses. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective. SAMPLE POPULATION: A total of 153 horses. METHODS: Medical records and abdominal radiographs of horses presented for colic between 2004 and 2014 were reviewed...
June 19, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557023/muscular-workload-of-veterinary-students-during-simulated-open-and-laparoscopic-surgery-a-pilot-study
#17
Jessica Kilkenny, Dennis J Larson, Mathew MacCormick, Stephen H M Brown, Ameet Singh
OBJECTIVE: To compare upper extremity muscle activity and workload between simulated open surgery, multiple port laparoscopic surgery (MLS), and single incision laparoscopic surgery (SLS) techniques in veterinary students. STUDY DESIGN: Pilot study. POPULATION: Veterinary students (n = 10) from years 1 to 4. METHODS: Bipolar skin surface electrodes were fixed bilaterally to the forearm flexor, forearm extensor, biceps brachii, triceps brachii, and upper trapezius muscles...
May 29, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28556997/response-to-early-repeat-celiotomy-in-horses-after-a-surgical-treatment-of-jejunal-strangulation
#18
Anje G Bauck, Jeremiah T Easley, Orlaith B Cleary, Sarah Graham, Alison J Morton, Anna K Rötting, David J Schaeffer, Andrew D Smith, David E Freeman
OBJECTIVE: To determine the outcome after early repeat celiotomy in horses operated for jejunal strangulation. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Horses (n = 22) that underwent repeat celiotomy for postoperative reflux (POR) and/or postoperative colic (POC) that did not improve within 48 hours from onset after initial surgical treatment of strangulating jejunal lesions by jejunojejunostomy (n = 14) or no resection (n = 8)...
May 29, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28556954/transcatheter-arterial-embolization-in-normal-canine-liver
#19
Yasuhisa Oishi, Kenji Tani, Koushiro Ozono, Kazuhito Itamoto, Tomoya Haraguchi, Yasuho Taura
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of selective transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) in the normal canine liver. STUDY DESIGN: Experimental study. ANIMALS: Adult Beagle dogs (n = 5). METHODS: Gelatin sponge particles (GSPs) were injected through a microcatheter for selective embolization of the left hepatic artery in normal dogs. Computed tomography (CT) and histology were performed during an 8-week observation period; biochemical analysis data were obtained during a 12-week observation period after TAE...
May 29, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28543304/biomechanical-comparison-between-pins-and-polymethylmethacrylate-and-the-sop-locking-plate-system-to-stabilize-canine-lumbosacral-fracture-luxation-in-flexion-and-extension
#20
Johannes J Nel, Cor-Jacques Kat, Gert L Coetzee, Paul J van Staden
OBJECTIVE: To determine the stability of a simulated complete L7-S1 fracture-luxation immobilized with SOP locking plate system, compared to pins and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). STUDY DESIGN: In vitro biomechanical study. ANIMALS: Cadaver specimens of 18 skeletally mature large-breed dogs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Specimens were randomly stabilized with one of the two fixation techniques. Lumbosacral spine specimens (L5-S3) were subjected to a bending moment applied to the caudal and cranial ends of the specimen...
August 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
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