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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. A
  2. -weight control
    -exercise control
    -pain control
    - (chondroprotective agents)
  3. -orthopedic foundation of arthritic animals
    -PennHIP
  4. early/no DJD (young animals-5-10mo), advanced/arthritic (older patients)
  5. C
  6. clinical efficacy is unknown, must intervene at an early age, little long term evidence, not fully investigated

5 True/False questions

  1. What are some things on physical exam that will point towards a hip dysplasia diagnosis?-pain on extension and abduction of hip
    -creptitation of hip
    -pelvic limb muscle atrophy
    -positive Ortolani sign

          

  2. What do you expect to see on radiographs with hip dysplasia?subluxation (decreased coverage of the femoral head by the acetabulum <50%)

          

  3. The signalment and history can virtually give the diagnosis of hip dysplasia away, but do not exclude other things. What are some other differentials?-cruciate ligament tear
    -neoplasia
    -panosteitis
    -myelopathy
    -lumbosacral dz

          

  4. What is recommended to have done in animals undergoing juvenile pubic symphysiodesis?clinical efficacy is unknown, must intervene at an early age, little long term evidence, not fully investigated

          

  5. Which of the three hip dysplasia treatments is advantageous as being a low cost, low pain, and easy rehabilitation procedure?
    A. TPO
    B. FHO
    C. THR
    += can certify as early as 8 weeks, more predictive of DJD
    -= less well known, all films must be submitted, must submit more than one radiograph