Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 1993; 06(01): 56-61
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1633148
Case Report
Schattauer GmbH

Customized Hook Plates for Metaphyseal Fractures, Nonunions and Osteotomies in the Dog and Cat

G. M. Robins
1  West Chermside Surgical Referral Service, Stafford Heights, Queensland, Australia, Madison, USA
,
R. Eaton-Wells
1  West Chermside Surgical Referral Service, Stafford Heights, Queensland, Australia, Madison, USA
,
K. Johnson
2  University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Madison, USA
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Publication History

Received for publication: 05 August 1992

Publication Date:
06 February 2018 (online)

The use of customized DCP plates, to achieve stable fixation, is demonstrated to be possible in situations where a normal plate configuration does not allow for an adequate number of screws to be inserted. This report documents the use of customized hook plates in ten such cases.