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Arthrodesis

Carpal Arthrodesis

Depending on the level of disruption, the carpus (wrist) needs to be partially or completely fused.

Cat carpal ligament disruption

A cat suffering from partial carpal ligament disruption

Cat partial carpal arthrodesis

Partial carpal (wrist) arthrodesis in a cat

Cat pancarpal arthrodesis

Pancarpal (complete wrist) arthrodesis in a cat

Tarsal Arthrodesis

Depending on the level of disruption, the tarsus (ankle) needs to be partially or completely fused.

Dog partial tarsal arthrodesis 02            Dog partial tarsal arthrodesis 01

Partial tarsal arthrodesis in a dog using a laterally applied plate.