Use of a heavily contoured TPLO plate to treat Cranial Cruciate Ligament rupture with secondary medial patella luxation in a bilaterally affected Labrador.

The stepped plate creates a relative Lateral Tibial Crest Transposition by drawing the proximal tibial portion medially.

Patient recovering well following bilateral surgery today.

x-ray showing plates and screws mending a dog's fractured tibia

Nurse Rachel with Dennis, our bilateral combined CrCL and patella luxation patient from the 28th January.

Radiographs illustrate the stepped out proximal tibial portion on one of the TPLOs.

Surgical incision of dog stifle showing a stepped plate creating a relative Lateral Tibial Crest Transposition
Colin Whiting wearing surgical gloves and holding a stepped plate prior to surgery
Vet nurse Rachel at Penmellyn Vets holding dog with red bandage on front leg after his stifle surgery

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Pebbles had a short stay in with us post spinal surgery and at discharge her lovely lovely owner….

A kiss for Chester

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