How a Vet Treats Cruciate Ligament Tears in Dogs #infographic

How a Vet Treats Cruciate Ligament Tears in Dogs #infographic

Cranial crossbows (CCL) in dogs are equivalent to anterior crossbow (ACL) in humans. In dogs ' case. The dog CCL is an important ligament allowing the upper leg bone (femur) to align properly with the reduced leg bone (tibia).

Typically, tears occur while walking or running, a sudden ligament explosion, or age degradation continues to stress the ligament. Several alternatives to rising CCL tears are Lateral Suture, Tibial-Plateau-Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO), and Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA). Veterinarians are treating tears by surgery. Take the time to look at different treatment options before you have an operation with your pet.

How a Vet Treats Cruciate Ligament Tears in Dogs #infographic

infographic by: thepethospitals.com

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