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New surgical implant for dogs with humeral intracondylar fissure

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A new surgical implant system called the ‘humeral intracondylar repair system’ (HIRS) has been used successfully to treat dogs suffering from humeral intracondylar fissure (HIF).

HIF is a condition most often seen in spaniel breeds, particularly the English springer spaniel.

CVS veterinary specialists John Innes and Ben Walton (pictured left and right, respectively) designed and tested the implant, and a paper describing its use on over …

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