Executive Editor: Amy Kapatkin General Editor: Noel Moens

Authors: Tomas Guerrero

Proximal Femur

back to skeleton

Glossary

Lateral recumbency position

The cat is placed in lateral recumbency on the surgery table with the injured limb uppermost.

Dorsal recumbency position

The cat is placed in dorsal recumbency on the surgery table with the pelvic limb abducted and the femur perpendicular to the spine (frog-leg position).

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