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Cranial Cruciate Ligament - Diagnosing a Partial Tear Without Losing Your Mind

Cranial Cruciate Ligament - Diagnosing a Partial Tear Without Losing Your Mind

Cranial Cruciate Ligament - Diagnosing a Partial Tear Without Losing Your Mind

Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS
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Launch date: 04 Oct 2018
Expiry Date: 07 Mar 2020

Last updated: 24 Oct 2018

Reference: 192770

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Description

Making the diagnosis of a partial tear of the cranial cruciate ligament can be frustrating. These 10 tips can aid clinicians in making the diagnosis in dogs and cats. Discussion includes common historical findings, examination techniques and findings, the concept and assessing for cranial tibial thrust, considerations around imaging and joint taps, and the surgeon's perspective on whether surgical intervention should be considered.

Overall Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars based on live webinar attendee reviews

Objectives

History and Examination
Pertinent questions and physical examination assessments to include in your evaluation of patients.
Understand cranial tibial thrust
What cranial tibial thrust is and how to evaluate for it.
The role of additional diagnostics including radiographs, MRI, and joint taps
Radiographic findings that may be seen in affected patients as well as what clinicians may find when performing an arthrocentesis.
Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS

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Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS
on behalf of VetVine

Dr. Phil Zeltzman is a board-certified veterinary surgeon and instructor for Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA Rapid) and a certified surgeon for Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO), having performed thousands of these procedures in dogs from less than 5 pounds to more than 250 pounds! Dr. Zeltzman’s interests include all aspects of soft tissue, orthopedic, cancer, reconstructive, and neuro surgery, as well as physical therapy and emergency cases. He also has a strong interest in the prevention and treatment of obesity, as well as comprehensive pain management and arthritis management.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 0.50 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • New York State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • 0.50 Hours

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