Document Type : Clinical Report
- Hamid Reza Fattahian 1
- Mohammad Nasrollahzadeh Masouleh 2
- Varia Toheedi 2
- Ali Reza Hosseinzadeh 3
- Ali Reza Baghestani 3
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.
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.