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Use of String of Pearls Locking Plate System for Stabilization of Femoral Fractures in Canines

G.V. Ashok Kumar Reddy, V. Gireesh Kumar, K. B. P. Raghavendera, D. Pramod Kumar.

Abstract
The present clinical study was conducted to evaluate String of Pearls Locking plates (SOP) in the treatment of femoral fractures in dogs. The symptoms observed in the dogs presented for treatment were pain on manipulation, abnormal angulation, and lameness immediately after traumatic injury, swelling, non-weight bearing, dangling of the limb and crepitation at the fracture site. Fractures were confirmed using radiography and preoperative complete blood picture and serum biochemical evaluation was done. Fractures were stabilized with string of pearls locking plates. String of Pearls Locking plates (SOP) was successful in the treatment of femoral fractures and offered good recompense and remarkable improvement in limb function in five out of seven dogs.

Key words: Femoral Fractures, Plate Breakage, Radiographic Evaluation, String of Pearls Locking Plate






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