Thursday, 28 January 2016
My bionic dog
I know, not everyone is interested in dogs or indeed operations, but these X Rays are so amazing I had to share them!
They cut the ulna and then screwed it together with a titanium plate and six titanium screws (at a cost of over £400 for the crews alone!). This elongated the ulna to better distribute the weight. The gap will eventually heal with new bone growing to fill the gap. Amazing!
He's three weeks post op today and very comfortable with his new bionic leg :)
Unfortunately, he'll need the other elbow doing in around six months time. "We can rebuild him......" as the saying goes.
Welcome to Effieq and Clarissa - lovely to have you join :)