Valentine Jacot

Are Old Dogs Who Undergo Total Hip Replacement More Predisposed to Perioperative Femoral Fractures than Young Dogs?

Valentine Jacot

Published:  22/06/2016    in:  Knowledge Summaries

Valentine Jacot

 Clinical bottom line

There is currently insufficient evidence that old dogs undergoing total hip replacement are more predisposed to perioperative femoral fractures in comparison to young dogs.


Open AccessPeer Reviewed

Full Text:


Click to see References Click to hide References

  1. Bergh, M.S. et al. (2006) Complications and radiographic findings following cemented total hip replacement A retrospective evaluation of 97 dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 19 (3), pp. 172-9.
  2. Forster, K. E. et al. (2012) Complications and Owner Assessment of Canine Total Hip Replacement: A Multicenter Internet Based Survey. Veterinary Surgery, 41 (5), pp. 545-550.   
  3. Ganz, S.M. Jackson, J. and VanEnkevort, B. (2010) Risk Factors for Femoral Fracture after Canine Press-Fit Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty. Veterinary Surgery, 39, pp. 688-695.
  4. Guerrero, T.G. and Montavon, P.M. (2009) Zurich Cementless Total Hip Replacement: Retrospective Evaluation of 2nd Generation Implants in 60 Dogs. Veterinary Surgery, 38 (1), pp. 70-80.
  5. Hummel, D.W. Lanz, O.I. and Werre, S.R. (2010) Complications of Cementless Total Hip Replacement A Retrospective Study of 163 Cases. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 23 (6), pp. 424-432.   
  6. Liska, D.W. (2004) Femur Fractures Associated with Canine Total Hip Replacement. Veterinary Surgery, 33 (2), pp. 164-172.

  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2016 Valentine Jacot

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Made possible through a project grant from the RCVS Council.