A Modification of the Cheli Craniolateral Approach for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Shoulder in Dogs: Description of the Technique and Outcome in 164 Cases

Objective: The aim of this study was to describe a novel minimally invasive surgical approach for the treatment of shoulder osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) in dogs and to retrospectively review our clinical cases treated with this approach.

Aldo Vezzoni1, Luca Vezzoni1, Silvia Boiocchi1, Alda Miolo2, Ian Gordon Holsworth3

1Clinica Veterinaria Vezzoni, Cremona, Italy, 2 CeDIS Innovet, Innovet Italia, Saccolongo, Padova, Italy, 3VetSurg, Ventura, California, United States