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Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics

Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics

Matthew D. Barnhart, Karl C. Maritato

ISBN: 978-1-119-38011-5

Oct 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

280 pages


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Locking Plates in Veterinary Orthopedics is a comprehensive and state-of-the-art guide to all aspects of using locking plates to treat orthopedic conditions in dogs, cats, and large animals. 

•     Offers a proven approach to using locking plates in veterinary practice

•     Highlights practical clinical applications with illustrative clinical cases

•     Includes information on the history, principles, and materials as well as specific techniques

•     Presents data on both traumatic and non-traumatic applications

•     Provides instructive color photographs to demonstrate the procedures


List of Contributors





Chapter 1 A brief history of fracture repair

Section 1 Principles of Locking Plate Application

Chapter 2 Pitfalls of locking plate use

Chapter 3 The biology of locking plate applications

Chapter 4 Dynamic compression vs. locking plating is one "better"?

Chapter 5 Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis

Section 2 Principles of Locking Plate Applications in Large Animals

Chapter 6 Principles of locking plate applications in large animals

Section 3 Current Veterinary Locking Plate Instrumentation and Implants

Chapter 7 – Advanced Locking Plate System (ALPS)

Chapter 8 Fixin

Chapter 9 Liberty lock

Chapter 10 Polyaxial (PAX)

Chapter 11 String of Pearls (SOP)

Chapter 12 Synthes

Section 4 Applications Trauma Clinical Case Examples

Section 4A Appendicular skeletal fractures

Chapter 13 Humerus Fractures

Chapter 14 Radius/Ulna fractures

Chapter 15 Femur Fractures

Chapter 16 Tibia Fractures

Section 4B Axial skeletal fractures

Chapter 17 Pelvic fractures

Chapter 18 Maxillofacial/Mandibular Fractures

Chapter 19 Spinal Fractures/Luxations

Section 5 Applications Non-Trauma Clinical Case Examples

Section 5A Corrective Osteotomies

Chapter 20 Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for cranial cruciate ligament rupture

Chapter 21 Double Pelvic Osteotomy for hip dysplasia

Chapter 22 Distal femoral Osteotomy for patella luxation

Section 5B Arthrodesis

Chapter 23 Arthrodesis

Section 5C Spinal Diseases

Chapter 24 Atlantoaxial Subluxation

Chapter 25 Caudocervical Spondylomyelopathy

Chapter 26 Lumbosacral Stabilization