Document Type: Clinical Report

Authors

1 Department of Surgery, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Faculty of Specialized Veterinary Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Radiology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Faculty of Specialized Veterinary Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

3 Practicing Veterinarian, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

Case Description- A two-year-old non-ambulatory intact male Pekingese breed dog was referred to private clinic.   Clinical Findings- The clinical examination revealed non-weight bearing of hindlimbs, back pain and constipation, urinary continence with normal appetite. Treatment and Outcome-  Reduction and  stabilization  were performed by transilial pinning. Defecation and urination became normal immediately the first day after operation and dog started gaiting and weight bearing, eighth days post-operation. Clinical Relevance:  Transilial pinning technique changed the non-ambulatory dog to standing condition within 8 days, and to athletic condition within six months after surgery.

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