Diagnostic and surgical applications of arthroscopy in dogs: Hindlimb joint diseases

Francesca Capaldo, Robert Gilley, Amy Kapatkin

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This article discusses the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of arthroscopy for various hindlimb joint disorders. The advantages of arthroscopy over arthrotomy in diagnosing and treating hindlimb joint diseases are emphasized. Understanding joint pathophysiology can help prevent and treat joint diseases. As more specialists become familiar with arthroscopic instrumentation and techniques, patients will benefit from arthroscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)596-610
Number of pages15
JournalCompendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2005
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • veterinary(all)

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