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HIP Dysplasia in Labrador Retrievers in Turkey

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Author(s): Ali Said Durmus | Mehmet Cengiz HAN | Ozmen ISTEK

Journal: Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
ISSN 1680-5593

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 385;
Date: 2005;
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ABSTRACT
Clinical and radyographic diagnostic methods and incidence of hip dysplasia in Labrador retrievers has been discussed in this article. One hundred and fifty hip joints of 75 Labrador retriever dogs (different age and sex) consisted the material of the study. Radiograms were evaluated appropriate to Norberg and Olsson Methods in the dogs. Out of 75 dogs, 40 dogs were found to be dysplasied. The results of the present study show that hip dysplasia is a significant problem in Labrador retrievers dogs in Turkey.
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