Two cases of surgically treated feline patellar fractures

Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology : V.C.O.T
P GuillaumotJ-P Genevois

Abstract

A transverse patellar fracture in a six-month-old cat was successfully treated by figure-of-eight dorsal wiring of the patella. A longitudinal patellar fracture with luxation of a large medial fragment in a 2.5-year-old cat was treated by lateral marginal patellectomy with a positive outcome. While adding material to the few veterinary reports in that species, in this brief communication, the authors discuss the aetiology, diagnosis, and the treatment of the presented cases with regards to findings in previously published feline cases.

Citations

Jun 5, 2010·Veterinary Surgery : VS·Dominic J Marino, Catherine A Loughin
Mar 1, 2012·Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology : V.C.O.T·J V HermerS J Langley-Hobbs
May 22, 2013·Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association·Lara Cusack, Matthew Johnson
Jan 18, 2017·Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology : V.C.O.T·Mark LongleyJohn Tarlton
Jun 26, 2021·Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery·Sorrel J Langley-Hobbs

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