desmotomy

desmotomy

(dĕs-mŏt′ō-mē) [″ + tome, incision]
Dissection of a ligament.
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Medial patellar desmotomy has been the preferred method of surgical treatment in such conditions.
After careful palpation of the ligament, medial patellar desmotomy was performed in lateral recumbence, under local anesthesia achieved by 2% lignocaine hydrochloride.
The cranial cruciate ligament desmotomy (CCLD, commonly referred to as an anterior cruciate ligament transection-ACLT) is one of the earliest and most well-known OA models and is the most commonly used surgical model in OA research [1].
The possible changes from the desmotomy associated to DPO have not yet been demonstrated in dogs; however, the procedure should be considered with caution.
Closed method of medial patellar desmotomy is preferred option because of little or no haemorrhage with smaller external incision and no suture requirements, rapid healing with least post-operative complications, no need to give complete rest for a longer period, minimum cost of treatment and finally less time consuming (Sutradhar, 2003; Sharma et al., 1984; Marudwar and Kulkarni, 1980).
Upward fixation of patella is treated surgically by Medial Patellar Desmotomy (MPD).
In bovines, most common and only successful treatment to correct upward fixation of the patella is the medialpatellar desmotomy (Tyagi and Singh; Ali and Hashim, 1984; Ramakrishna, 1972).
The modified tibial tuberosity advancement technique was effective in neutralizing the cranial tibial thrust force after ex vivo cranial cruciate desmotomy. The biomechanical tests confirmed the viability of the method used for stabilization of the tibia tuberosity and support future clinical trials to validate the technique.