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Comparison of femoral inclination angle measurements in dysplastic and nondysplastic dogs of different breeds.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15168756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this study, inclination angle of the femoral head and neck was measured on 484 limbs of 242 dogs belonging to 7 breeds, examined for hip dysplasia. These inclination angles were compared according to age, sex and joint laxity, evaluated with Subluxation Index (SI) and Norberg angle (NA) results. The findings indicate that (a) there was a minimal (nonsignificant) difference in femoral inclination angle between the dysplastic and nondysplastic dogs belonging to 7 breeds; (b) although there was no significant difference in femoral inclination angle between the nondysplastic dogs belonging to 4 breeds (Pointer, Irish Setter, Golden Retriever and German Shepherd), a significant difference was observed between Doberman and Labrador, and between Anatolian Karabash and the other six breeds (p < 0.001). Age and sex did not affect the femoral neck angle.
M Sarierler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta veterinaria Hungarica     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0236-6290     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Vet. Hung.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-31     Completed Date:  2004-06-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406376     Medline TA:  Acta Vet Hung     Country:  Hungary    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Adnan Menderes, 09016 Aydin, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Case-Control Studies
Femur Head / radiography
Hip Dysplasia, Canine / radiography*
Predictive Value of Tests
Radiography / veterinary

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