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Title: Multiparametric Comparison of Two TTA-Based Surgical Techniques in Dogs with Cranial Cruciate Ligament Tears
Authors: Figueirinhas Paiva, Pedro 
Gonzalo, José Manuel
Rodríguez Lozano, David Oliverio 
Regueiro Purriños, Marta
Prada, Iván
Vilar Guereño, José Manuel 
Rodríguez Altónaga, José
UNESCO Clasification: 310910 Cirugía
Keywords: canine
lameness
cranial cruciate ligament tear surgery
tibial tuberosity advancement
implant, et al
Issue Date: 2023
Journal: Animals 
Abstract: Tearing of the cranial cruciate ligament causes hindlimb lameness in dogs. Different surgical procedures have been proposed to treat this condition. In this study, two different TTA-based techniques and implants were compared. A total of 30 dogs were separated into two groups according to the technique and implant used (Porous TTA® or Model Xgen®). The aim of the study was to assess whether one of these techniques has better functional recovery of the joint, better bone consolidation after the osteotomy procedure and fewer osteoarthritic changes. We compared both groups up to 3 months after surgery. No significant differences were found in any of the assessed parameters. Thus, both procedures were found to be equally effective and safe.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/127602
ISSN: 2076-2615
DOI: 10.3390/ani13223453
Source: Animals[EISSN2076-2615], v.13 (Noviembre 2023)
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