A low-cost, less-invasive surgical option

McLaughlin, Michael A.
February 2009
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Feb2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p38
In this article, the author focuses on accelerated cranial expansion syndrome (ACES). Statistics on ACES are cited along with topics on cranial cruciate ligament damage, repair techniques, complication types and rates and long-term prognoses in veterinary publications and research projects. Reference is made to the human study "Arthritis Care and Research" as simpler type of cruciate surgery without any surgery at all. Dr. Eva Ageberg is quoted on early-onset osteoarthritis (OA). Mention is given to the bottom-line benefit of surgical repair.


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