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Abstract

Five cats were treated for a fracture of the medial malleolus, 10 for a fracture of the lateral malleolus and 15 for fractures of both malleoli. Open reduction and internal fixation with Kirschner wires (K-wires) with or without a tension band wire was applied to 26 of the fractures....

Author(s)
Roch, S. P.; Störk, C. K.; Gemmill, T. J.; Downes, C.; Pink, J.; McKee, W. M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2009, 165, 6, pp 165-470
Abstract

Between 1990 and 2002, 510 fractures of the tibia and/or fibula in cats were presented to the Small Animal Clinic of the Free University of Berlin. 357 cats (70%) had combined fractures of the tibia and fibula, 122 cats (24%) had isolated tibial fractures and 31 cats (6%) had isolated fibular ...

Author(s)
Brunnberg, L.; Forterre, F.; Kaiser, S.; Burger, M.; Waibl, H.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2003, 48, 1, pp 9-24
Abstract

Tibial fractures, seen in 138 dogs and 64 cats between 1989 and 1994, were classified by the system of M. Unger and others (1990). 73% of fractures involved the shaft of the tibia, in which oblique fractures were dominant. Most fractures of the proximal part of the bone involved avulsion of the...

Author(s)
Zaal, M. D.; Hazewinkel, H. A. W.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1996, 121, 8, pp 218-223
Abstract

43 fractures of the distal tibia in dogs and cats involved the metaphysis (9.3%), physis (30.9%), epiphysis (2.3%), and malleoli (58.2%). Open reduction and internal fixation, with combinations of Kirschner wire, orthopaedic wire, and bone screws, were used. These relatively simple methods of...

Author(s)
Boone, E. G.; Johnson, A. L.; Hohn, R. B.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1986, 188, 1, pp 36-40