Dogs sometimes need total knee replacements, too

03/24/2013 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Veterinary surgeons David Lidbetter and Chris Preston are Australia's only practitioners performing canine total knee replacements, and together they have performed 50 of the operations since 2008 after learning the procedure in the U.S. The procedure costs about $5,000 per knee and shares many similarities with human knee replacement, although dogs recover much more quickly. The procedure is used in cases of severe arthritis or previous knee corrective procedures that have failed over time.

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