TPLO Six week post-op follow-up

TPLO 6 WEEK POST-OP FOLLOW-UP

Please complete this form and upload your radiographs for evaluation. Many thanks for your help in the management of this case.

This form is for Veterinary Professionals to refer patients to us. (If you are a pet owner please speak to your General Practice Vet about being referred to Davies Veterinary Specialists.)

Pet Information

Lameness grade:

0 = sound1 = subtle lameness2 = mild lameness3 = moderate lameness4 = severe lameness but weight-bearing most of the time5 = non-weight bearing

Range of movement of the joint:

NormalSlightly reducedModerately reducedSeverely reduced

Pain on palpation and manipulation of the joint:

NoneMildModerateSevere

Please recall any problems experienced during post operative recovery

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Mediolateral

Ensure that the femoral trochanter and the fibular head are at the same level so that the femoral condyles are accurately superimposed. The primary beam should be centred on the stifle joint space and collimated to include the proximal half of the tibia.

Caudocranial

Sternal recumbency with the operated limb extended caudally and the contralateral limb flexed and supported on a sandbag. Ensure that the patella is in the midline and centre the primary beam on the patellar tendon. Collimate to include the proximal half of the tibia.

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