Crescentic osteotomy for resection of oral tumours in four dogs.

Authors: 
Reynolds D, Fransson B, Preston C.
Volume: 
22
Number: 
5
Pages: 
412-6
Journal: 
VCOT
Date: 
2009

Rim resection of mandibular tumours and a simplified technique using a biradial osteotomy blade for maxillary tumours in dogs has not previously been described. The medical records and radiographs of dogs with mandibular (n = 3) or maxillary (n = 1) tumours resected using crescentic osteotomies were reviewed. The owners of two of the dogs reported excellent outcomes without any long-term complications or tumour recurrence. The goal of this study was to describe the surgical technique for performing a crescentic osteotomy for resection of maxillary and mandibular tumours. This technique for resection of mandibular and maxilla

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