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stifle

(stī′fəl)
n.
The joint of the hind leg analogous to the human knee in certain quadrupeds, such as the horse.
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Once all instrumentation was placed and the patient was considered stable, the right stifle joint was routinely prepared for surgery.
Forcing the sheep to run on the treadmill at an oblique angle likely contributed to the relatively rapid onset of clinical signs by increasing stress on the stifle joint. However, we did not include a control group that ran on the treadmill in a conventional, inline running protocol.
Valdes-Martinez, "Computed tomographic arthrography of the equine stifle joint," Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice, vol.
Ligament injuries of the canine stifle joint: a clinical and experimental study [Master's thesis].
To our knowledge, this is the first report of disarticulation of the stifle joint as a method of pelvic limb amputation in birds.
Osteochondral dowels could be harvested from a porcine stifle joint, cleaned, decullarized, and crosslinked.
Surgical diseases of the feline stifle joint. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, v.32, n.4, p.963-982, 2002.
This effectively realigns the stifle joint so a cruciate ligament is no longer required.
Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) rupture is the most frequent acquired diseases of stifle joint in dogs and cats (Ryer, 1981 and Griffin et al., 2000).
The hornbill demonstrated cranial drawer motion and severe rotational instability of the stifle from ruptures of the cranial and caudal cruciate ligaments and stifle joint capsule.
Although cranial drawer movement is not eliminated, TPLO leads to the functional stability of the stifle joint during the stance phase of locomotion (WARZEE et al., 2001; REIF et al., 2002).
More than 68% fractures are reported anatomically below the elbow joint in fore limbs and below stifle joint in hind limbs.