3-year-old female Golden Retriever
3-month duration right rear limb lameness.
On palpation there is cranial drawer motion indicative of a torn cranial cruciate ligament in this leg.
Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) was performed.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Thank you to Dr. Joe Landers, Heritage Veterinary Hospital, for this referral.
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Preoperative measurement of the tibial plateau angle is 25º. With the 24 mm biradial saw blade, a rotation of 8.25 mm is required.
Immediate postop, lateral view, showing the Slocum right TPLO plate in place. Angle of the tibial plateau is now 5º.
AP view postop of the right stifle, post-TPLO.