A learning series of seven videos with specialists Duncan Midgley and Kinley Smith.
Although more invasive than some of the other techniques, tibial tuberosity advancement has become one of the preferred techniques used in orthopaedic practice for the treatment of cranial cruciate ligament disease.
This learning series begins with the pathophysiology of cranial cruciate ligament disease and also the surgical theory behind TTA, before moving on to practical surgical technique. The use of digital imaging software is also covered.
Topics covered include:
- Biomechanics of the cruciate ligament-deficient stifle and tibial tuberosity advancement
- Patient assessment and selection of candidates for surgery
- Pre-operative surgical planning and implant selection
- Familiarisation with and appropriate use of TTA instrumentation
- Surgical technique taught in a dry lab and wet lab
- Postoperative management of patients
- Potential complications and how to deal with them
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