TRATAMENTOS DE FRATURAS DO RÁDIO E DA ULNA EM CÃES E GATOS: REVISÃO

R. C. COSTA, J. E. W. SCHOSSLER

Resumo



Os métodos de tratamento das fraturas do rádio e da ulna são revisados. São
descritos e avaliados o tratamento conservador e as técnicas de banda de tensão, fixação
externa, pinos intramedulares, placas e parafusos nos diferentes tipos de fratura envolvendo
desde a porção proximal à distal do rádio e da ulna.

Fractures treatments of the radius and ulna in dogs and cats: A review

Abstract


A review of the treatments of radius and ulna fractures in dogs and cats was
carried out. The conservative therapeutics as well as the surgical techniques as tension
band, external fixation, intramedular pins and bone plate are described and comparatively
evaluated in regard to the differente types of fractures from the proximal up to the distal
portions of both the radius and the ulna.


Palavras-chave


Fraturas; tratamentos; rádio; ulna; cães e gatos. Fractures; treatments; radius; ulna; dogs and cats.

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Archives of Veterinary Science. ISSN: 1517-784X