Distal femoral lateral closing wedge osteotomy as a component of comprehensive treatment of medial patellar luxation and distal femoral varus in dogs

Barry E. Brower1; Michael P. Kowaleski2; Ann M. Peruski3; Antonio Pozzi4; Jonathan Dyce5; Kenneth A. Johnson6; Randy J. Boudrieau2

Objective: To describe a cohort of dogs with medial patellar luxation managed with a distal femoral lateral closing wedge ostectomy (DFO) as a component of comprehensive treatment, and to report radiographic and long-term clinical outcome of this technique.

1Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, West Islip, NY, USA; 2Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA; 3Care Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA; 4Vetsuisse Faculty, University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 5Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA; 6Faculty of Veterinary Science, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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