Comparison of Reliability of Norberg Angle and Distraction Index as Measurements for Hip Laxity in Dogs

Objectives The main purpose of the study was to compare reliability of measurements for the evaluation of hip joint laxity in 59 dogs.

Julius Klever1 Andreas Brühschwein1 Silvia Wagner1 Sven Reese2 Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg1

1Clinic of Small Animal Surgery and Reproduction, Centre of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany 2Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany