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Reasons for performing study: Medial patellar ligament splitting (MPLS) has been shown to be a highly effective and minimally invasive treatment for upward fixation of the patella (UFP) in horses. However, long-term follow-up results of this procedure have not previously been reported. Objectives:...

Author(s)
Andersen, C.; Tnibar, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2016, 48, 3, pp 312-314
Abstract

This study examined the success of the treatment of upward patellar fixation by acupuncture. 18 patients, suffering from habitual or permanent patella fixation were treated with acupuncture of renal 6 and bladder 62, opening the Yin qiao mai and Yang qiao mai. 15 of the 18 patients were...

Author(s)
Therapieform, E. R. U. E.; Herold, I.; Kreis, T.
Publisher
Sonntag Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Ganzheitliche Tiermedizin, 2016, 30, 3, pp 89-92
Abstract

This retrospective study provides long-term results of medial patellar ligament (MPL) desmoplasty in horses with intermittent upward fixation of the patella (UFP) that were treated at a single referral hospital over a 7-year period. Follow-up interviews were conducted with owners, trainers, or...

Author(s)
Peitzmeier, M. D.; Koontz, Z. D.; Lynch, T. M.; Hughes, F. E.; Slone, D. E.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2015, 56, 2, pp 193-195
AbstractFull Text

A new medial patellar ligament splitting technique in cattle and donkeys is presented. It has been successfully applied on thirteen alive animals affected with permanent upward fixation of patella (UFP). The technique is simple, quick and easily applicable. In contrast to other medial patellar...

Author(s)
El-Sherif, M. W.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 22, 2, pp 243-247
AbstractFull Text

Nine horses were admitted showing intermittent lameness due to upward fixation of the patella (UFP) and were injected with 2 mL of counter-irritant subcutaneously, through the middle and medial patellar ligaments. From 12 to 48 hours after application, these animals showed increased volume and...

Author(s)
Watanabe, M. J.; Pyles, M. D.; Alonso, J. M.; França, D. Q.; Yamada, A. L. M.; Hussni, C. A.; Alves, A. L. G.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2013, 65, 2, pp 317-321
Abstract

A 2-year-old, 8-weeks pregnant, non-weight bearing miniature horse mare was treated for a 6-day-old left coxofemoral joint luxation with a femoral head ostectomy. The procedure had no negative effects on pregnancy or parturition and 23 months following surgery the horse had minimal lameness.

Author(s)
Ludwig, E. K.; Byron, C. R.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 58, 5, pp 498-502
Abstract

A new medial patellar ligament splitting technique in cattle and donkeys is presented. It has been successfully applied on thirteen alive animals affected with permanent upward fixation of patella (UFP). The technique is simple, quick and easily applicable. In contrast to other medial patellar...

Author(s)
El-Sherif, M. W.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2018, 69, 3, pp 1059-1062
Abstract

A case of chronic upward fixation of the patella in a stallion with marked atrophy of the muscles of the thigh and rump was treated by desmotomy of the medial patellar ligament and physiotherapy. Physiotherapy consisted of massages, uphill and downhill exercises and walking backwards sessions....

Author(s)
Lalèyê, F. X.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2016, 48, 191, pp 48-51
Abstract

The stifle is a large and complex joint in quadrupeds, including horses, making the diagnosis of stifle diseases a challenge for the clinician. The detection of "stifle syndrome" during acupuncture examination of the equine stifle may be useful for diagnosis of stifle diseases in horses. The aim of ...

Author(s)
Michelotto Júnior, P. V.; Bastos, L. F. C.; Sotomaior, C. S.; Pimpão, C. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2014, 34, 8, pp 967-971
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to assess the incidence of upward fixation of the patella (UFP) in different types of patients and to evaluate the outcome of conservative and surgical treatment for correcting this condition. A particular attempt was made to find out whether corrective...

Author(s)
Dumoulin, M.; Pille, F.; Desmet, P.; Dewulf, J.; Steenhaut, M.; Gasthuys, F.; Martens, A.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2007, 20, 2, pp 119-125

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