SUSIE

Susie's Bilateral Luxating Patella Surgery


Susie is a 4 year old, 4 pound Yorkie in need of knee surgery on both knees. Dr. Mabley will perform this surgery, as he has with so many of our little ones (with a 100% success rate).

Caution: Very Graphic

0PreOp-X-Ray
Pre Op X Ray

Patella in position in rt. leg. Patella is displaced in left leg.


1The-Beginning
Preparing to scrub and drape off


2
Draped off and ready to begin


3Dr.-M-Surgery
Surgery table and tools


5
Incision made. Dissecting the knee


9
Knee exam


8
Looking at knee


7Opening-Leg
Groove in patella


10Cutting-Groove
Cutting the groove


6
Deepening patella groove


11Cutting-Groove3
Deepening patella groove


12Knee1
Autogenous graft in place


13Open-Knee1
Patella in reformed groove


14Drilling1
Pin will hold patellar tendon in place


15Placing-Pin
Pin in place


16-Pin1
Pin in place and cut


17Closing-Leg1
Closing incision


19Post-Op-XRay2
Post op x-rays..pin placed in left knee


20Post-Op1
After her surgery


21Home-to-Recuperate1
Home to recuperate

Just 48 hours later, Susie is walking on both legs!!

http://www.youtube.com/v/-RbzDP0K390

Susie has been adopted!!

Susie-and-family