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stifle

the joint in the hind leg of a horse, dog, etc., between the femur and tibia
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Whole body radiographic images revealed moderate soft tissue swelling, most severe at the level of the right stifle joint (Fig 1a).
When the animals were made to move, all of them showed stiffness of hind leg with no or very little flexion of stifle joint along with dragging of toe.
Adequate synovial distension has been reported to improve the image quality of the equine stifle joint 9].
Strain analysis of femoral and tibial anchorage sites for extra-articular reconstruction of the cranial cruciate deficient stifle joint.
To our knowledge, this is the first report of disarticulation of the stifle joint as a method of pelvic limb amputation in birds.
Osteochondral dowels could be harvested from a porcine stifle joint, cleaned, decullarized, and crosslinked.
This effectively realigns the stifle joint so a cruciate ligament is no longer required.
The hornbill demonstrated cranial drawer motion and severe rotational instability of the stifle from ruptures of the cranial and caudal cruciate ligaments and stifle joint capsule.
Since the pathological changes in bone were progressive in nature, it was advised for amputation of hind limb at stifle joint.
The technique is based on comprehension of the internal and external forces acting on the stifle joint (GUERRERO, 2003; HOFFMAN et al.