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This image gallery reviews some surgical options for cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) injuries in dogs, including the lateral fabellotibial suture (LS), tibial plateau-leveling osteotomy (TPLO), cranial tibial closing wedge ostectomy (CCWO), and tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA).

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Author

Mary Sarah Bergh

DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR Iowa State University

Mary Sarah Bergh, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR, is associate professor of orthopedic surgery and director of the Canine Rehabilitation Center at Iowa State University. Her clinical and research interests include rehabilitation therapy, joint replacement, arthroscopy, treatments for cranial cruciate ligament disease, and sporting injuries. A graduate of University of Wisconsin, Dr. Bergh completed an internship at University of Pennsylvania and a residency in small animal surgery at The Ohio State University.

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