volume 73, issue 3, P589-597 2021
DOI: 10.1590/1678-4162-12261
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B.M. Alcântara, B.W. Minto, G.G. Franco, D.V.F. Lucena, L.G.G.G. Dias

Abstract: ABSTRACT This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of bridge plating of simple tibial fractures in dogs by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO). Medical and radiographic records of twenty-nine dogs with simple tibial fractures that underwent bridge fixation by MIPO were retrospectively evaluated. The clinical outcome was classified considering the presence of lameness at the end of the treatment. The tibial mechanical joint angles were measured and compared with the values described in the liter…

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