Canine Lameness

Felix Duerr (Redaktør)

Written by veterinarians across multiple disciplines with expertise in the canine musculoskeletal system, this book offers an easy-to-use guide for diagnosing lameness in dogs. Canine Lameness focuses on evaluation and diagnostic techniques, with descriptions of the most common reasons for lameness. Les mer
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Written by veterinarians across multiple disciplines with expertise in the canine musculoskeletal system, this book offers an easy-to-use guide for diagnosing lameness in dogs. Canine Lameness focuses on evaluation and diagnostic techniques, with descriptions of the most common reasons for lameness. Arranged by anatomical region, this approach complements the clinical assessment of a patient.


Designed for ease of use, the book puts all the information needed to evaluate and diagnose a dog's orthopedic status at the reader's fingertips. Particular emphasis is placed on orthopedic examination, radiographic anatomy, and abnormal radiographic findings.


Features of Canine Lameness:





Offers a comprehensive guide to diagnosing musculoskeletal diseases causing lameness in dogs

Brings clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, and relevant musculoskeletal anatomy together into a single resource

Takes a logical, regions-based approach, outlining diagnostic steps and differential diagnoses for each specific area

Focuses on commonly encountered conditions while highlighting critical diagnostic steps to ensure other, less common, differential diagnoses are not missed

Includes access to a companion website with video clips demonstrating detailed steps of the examination, techniques, and lameness conditions



Canine Lameness is an excellent resource for veterinarians and staff involved in the diagnosis of lameness in dogs, and will be of great benefit to all animal health professionals working in the area of canine orthopedics.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Contributors xix


Preface xxi


Acknowledgments xxiii


Editor Biography xxiv


About the Companion Website xxv


Section 1 Lameness Diagnosis 1


Part I Lameness Evaluation 3


1 Subjective Gait Evaluation 5
Felix Michael Duerr


1.1 Introduction 5


1.2 Observation at Rest 5


1.3 Observation in Motion 6


References 13


2 Objective Gait Analysis 15
Bryan T. Torres


2.1 Introduction 15


2.2 Kinetic Analysis 15


2.3 Kinematic Analysis 21


2.4 Making the Best of Your Gait Data Collection 27


2.5 Evaluating Gait Data 28


References 29


3 The Orthopedic Examination 31
Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil and Felix Michael Duerr


3.1 Introduction 31


3.2 The Orthopedic Examination 31


References 39


4 The Neurologic Examination 41
Lisa Bartner


4.1 Introduction 41


4.2 Neuroanatomy Related to Limb Function 42


4.3 The Neurologic Examination 48


4.4 Diagnostic Tests 63


References 65


5 The Rehabilitation Examination 67
Sasha Foster


5.1 Introduction 67


5.2 Passive Range of Motion 68


5.3 Joint Play 77


5.4 Flexibility Testing 79


5.5 Strength Testing 81


References 83


6 The Myofascial Examination 85
Rick Wall


6.1 Introduction 85


6.2 Characteristics of Myofascial Trigger Points 85


6.3 Etiology and Pathophysiology of Myofascial Trigger Points 86


6.4 The Myofascial Examination 87


6.5 Myofascial Pain Syndrome Patterns Associated with Lameness 88


6.6 Clinical Significance 89


References 90


Part II Diagnostic Techniques 93


7 Arthrocentesis Technique 95
Bryan T. Torres and Felix Michael Duerr


7.1 Introduction 95


7.2 Risks and Contraindications 96


7.3 Restraint 96


7.4 Site Preparation 96


7.5 Equipment 96


7.6 Approaches 98


References 104


8 Diagnostic Joint Anesthesia 105
Bryan T. Torres and Felix Michael Duerr


8.1 Introduction 105


8.2 Patient Selection 105


8.3 Sedation Protocols 106


8.4 Intra-articular Anesthetic Instillation 108


8.5 Lameness Evaluation and Interpreting the Effect of Diagnostic Joint Anesthesia 108


References 110


9 Joint Fluid Analysis and Collection Considerations 111
Adam Harris and Kelly Santangelo


9.1 Introduction 111


9.2 Sample Submission and Prioritization of Diagnostic Tests 111


9.3 Gross, Biochemical, and Cytologic Examination 113


9.4 Canine Arthropathies 120


References 122


10 Diagnostic Imaging Techniques in Lameness Evaluation 125
Angela J. Marolf


10.1 Introduction 125


10.2 Radiograph