The latest anterior cruciate surgery techniques offered by Adelaide Vets that we recommend for different dog sizes and knee joint angles.
Anterior Cruciate Repair
Ligafiba Isotoggle Cruciate Repair surgery for dogs up to 13kg and cats.
Photographs of a Ligafiba Isotoggle Anterior Cruciate Surgical Repair performed at the Findon Vet Surgery, Adelaide, by Dr Ian Hogben in 2014.
Indicated for LARGE dogs over 23kg.
For dogs between the weights of 13kg and 23kg
Amazing result from Cruciate Surgery: Mollie Linnett After a very competitive game of frisbee, I noticed a slight limp in our Frisbee champion, Ivy. I almost immediately suspected she had torn her cruciate, and a set of x-rays unfortunately confirmed it. Working with Dr. Hogben meant that I had heard all about this new ‘you beaut’ […]
Current canine anterior cruciate ligament repair surgery recommended by Findon and Seaton Vets in Adelaide. Other techniques for dogs include TTA and de Angelis cruciate surgery.
We can not thank the Findon Veterinary staff enough, and especially Ian, for the wonderful care our dear Ella has received, and I highly recommend using them, especially for Cruciate Ligament repair.
Abstract of a research article from 2013 by The American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Cat ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) tears are not uncommon in Adelaide but, unlike dogs, cats almost always also rupture most (if not ALL) of the other ligaments in that stifle (knee). This leaves their knee in a very unstable and painful state. Most commonly we see rupture of the ACL, the PCL (Posterior Cruciate Ligament) […]