SURGICAL REPAIR OF SPINAL FRACTURE IN DOG

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Coco a 4 years old ND male dog was presented with fractured L3-L4 due to accident with hind limb paralysis.

Xray revealed fracture of L3-L4 vertebrae.

Coco was presented are 24 hours of the accident, the condition and prognosis was explained to the owner and an emergency surgery was scheduled to repair the fracture using spinal implants.

Surgery was performed at Dr.Dave’s Pet Clinic and Surgery Centre and Surgery Centre by Dr Vikram Dave and Dr Yash Savla which went on for 3 hours.

The fracture was successfully repaired and stabilized using spinal implants.

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Dog is stable now, waiting for recovery.

P. S. – The Golden Period to operate spinal trauma cases is within 8 hours of fracture.

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