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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. -pain on extension and abduction of hip
    -creptitation of hip
    -pelvic limb muscle atrophy
    -positive Ortolani sign
  2. animals are so young, there is no way to know if they will develop DJD. It is best to have these animals sterilized at the same time
  3. B
  4. -orthopedic foundation of arthritic animals
  5. early/no DJD (young animals-5-10mo), advanced/arthritic (older patients)
  6. Triple pelvic osteotomy
    femoral head osteotomy
    total hip replacement

5 True/False questions

  1. What are the benefits of OFA? What are the negatives?+= 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


  2. What are some medical management options for patients with hip dysplasia?early/no DJD (young animals-5-10mo), advanced/arthritic (older patients)


  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?pelvic denervation


  4. Which surgical method is not performed in animals over 10-11months, or if there is any DJD, making the assumption that this therapy will prevent the dog from developing DJD?
    A. TPO
    B. FHO
    C. THR


  5. What are the advantages of using cementless THR versus cemented THR?cementless has decreased potential for infection, decreased loosening, better recovery