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Understanding Hip Replacement in Dogs: Insights from AMC’s Dr. Rob Hart

AMC surgeons perform a procedure
A couple of weeks ago I attended a lecture by my colleague Dr. Rob Hart, Director of Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Surgery at AMC. Not surprisingly, he spoke about hip replacement surgery. Being a medical type and not surgical at all, I found his presentation fascinating. Going into the talk, I had thought total hip replacement was primarily a treatment for hip dysplasia, but I learned there are more reasons for a total hip replacement and thought my readers would find these bits of information interesting as well.

THR, DPO, FHO, TPLO and TTA: How to Talk to Your Veterinarian About Orthopedic Surgery

An x-ray of a total hip replacement
AMC’s board-certified veterinary surgeons frequently repair the hips and knees of dogs and cats. Multiple procedures exist to correct torn ligaments, dislocated hips and improve a dog’s ability to walk