A feline patient undergoing tail amputation and excisional arthroplasty of the left hip joint

Emily Chapman
Sunday, April 2, 2017

The patient was an entire male domestic shorthair, estimated at 10 years old, and admitted out of hours after being involved in a road traffic accident (RTA). After initial assessment and treatment, it was decided to further stabilise the patient while hospitalised then at home before undergoing surgical treatment 8 days later of the hip dysplasia and tail fracture caused by the RTA.

A feline patient undergoing tail amputation and excisional arthroplasty of the left hip joint
A feline patient undergoing tail amputation and excisional arthroplasty of the left hip joint

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