Fractures

  • July 2013
  • Posted By Jesse Davicioni
  • 0 Comments
How do we repair fractures? The most common methods of fracture fixation are internal plate fixation and external skeletal fixation, although often a combined number of techniques may be required. Plate (internal) fixation involves the placement of plates and screws directly on the bone to stabilise the fracture while it heals (see the picture above).

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture

  • April 0201
  • Posted By Jesse Davicioni
  • 2 Comments
The Basics of Pet Knees The knee is a fairly complicated joint. It consists of the femur above, the tibia below, the kneecap (patella) in front, and the bean shaped  fabellae behind. Flat pieces of cartilage called the medial and lateral menisci fit between the femur and tibia like cushions. An assortment of ligaments holds