Executive Editor: Amy Kapatkin General Editor: Frank Verstraete

Authors: Boaz Arzi, Ana Nemec

Dog CMF

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Glossary

Sternal recumbency - Midface

The dog is positioned in sternal recumbency. The head is elevated and supported with padded material.

This position is used when a dorsal midline approach is performed.

Dorsal recumbency - Midface

The dog is positioned in dorsal recumbency with the neck extended and supported by a padded area.

This position is useful for the intraoral approach.

Lateral recumbency

The dog is positioned in lateral recumbency on a padded area with the neck extended.

This position is useful for treatment of fractures of the zygomatic arch, the TMJ, and in certain occasions for an intraoral approach.

Dog sternal recumbency

Sternal recumbency - Mandible

The patient is positioned in sternal recumbency. The head is elevated and supported with padded material.

Dog dorsal recumbency

Dorsal recumbency - Mandible

The patient is positioned in dorsal recumbency with the neck extended and supported by a padded area.

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