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Acronyms Used in

Small Animal Orthopedics

Abbreviations Used in Orthopedics

(Alphabetical Order)

 

ADMSC – Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell

ALD -Angular Limb Deformity

BODPUO – Bioblique Dynamic Proximal Ulnar Osteotomy

BURP – Biceps Ulnar Release Procedure

CBLO – CORA Based Leveling Osteotomy

CCLR – Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture

CdCL – Caudal Cruciate Ligament

CESF – Circular (Ring) External Skeletal Fixator 

CUE – Canine Unicompartmental Elbow

DCP – Dynamic Compression Plate

DMOAA – Disease Modifying Osteoarthritic Agent

DMOAD – Disease Modifying Osteoarthritic Drug

DPO – Double Pelvic Osteotomy

ESF – External Skeletal Fixator

FHO – Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy

Flo – Fabella Tibial Suture Technique, Extracapsular Repair

FMCP – Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process

HA- Hyaluronic Acid

HD – Hip Dysplasia

HO – Hypertrophic Osteopathy

HOD Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

ILN – Interlocking Nail

IM – Intramedullary

JPS – Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis

KE – Kirschner Ehmer Splint

LCDCP – Limited Contact Dynamic Compression Plate

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

LCP – Locking Compression Plate

LGHL – Lateral Glenohumeral Ligament

LPL – Lateral Patellar Luxation

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

MCP – Medial Coronoid Process

MO – Metaphyseal Osteodystrophy

MPL – Medial Patellar Luxation

MSC – Mesenchymal Stem Cells

MGHL – Medial Glenohumeral Ligament

MIPO – Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis

MSI – Medial Shoulder Instability

MSS – Medial Shoulder Syndrome

NSAID – Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug

OA – Osteoarthritis

OC – Osteochondrosis

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

OFA – Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

PAUL – Proximal Abducting Ulnar Osteotomy

PennHip – Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program

PRP – Platelet-Rich Plasma

RA – Rhematoid(like) Arthritis

RCC – Retained Cartilagenous Cores

RMSF – Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

RUIN - Radioulnar Ischemic Necrosis

SF – Synovial Fluid

SHO – Sliding Humeral Osteotomy

SLE – Systemic Lupus Erythematosis

THR – Total Hip Replacement

TKR – Total Knee Replacement

TPLO – Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy

TPO – Triple Pelvic Osteotomy

TTA – Tibial Tuberosity Advancement

TTT – Tibial Tuberosity Transposition

UAP – Ununited Anconeal Process

 

Abbreviations Used in Orthopedics (By Area)

 

Multiple Joint Conditions 

ADMSC – Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell

DMOAA – Disease Modifying Osteoarthritic Agent

DMOAD – Disease Modifying Osteoarthritic Drug

HA- Hyaluronic Acid

MSC – Mesenchymal Stem Cells

NSAID – Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug

OA – Osteoarthritis

PRP – Platelet-Rich Plasma

RA – Rhematoid(like) Arthritis 

RMSF – Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

SF – Synovial Fluid

SLE – Systemic Lupus Erythematosis

 

Shoulder

LGHL – Lateral Glenohumeral Ligament

MGHL – Medial Glenohumeral Ligament

MSI – Medial Shoulder Instability

MSS – Medial Shoulder Syndrome

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

OD - Osteochondrosis

 

Elbow

BODPUO – Bioblique Dynamic Proximal Ulnar Osteotomy

BURP – Biceps Ulnar Release Procedure

CUE – Canine Unicompartmental Elbow

FMCP – Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

MCP – Medial Coronoid Process

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

OD - Osteochondrosis

PAUL – Proximal Abducting Ulnar Osteotomy

SHO – Sliding Humeral Osteotomy

UAP – Ununited Anconeal Process

Antebrachium

ALD -Angular Limb Deformity

HOD Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

MO – Metaphyseal Osteodystrophy

RCC – Retained Cartilagenous Cores

RUIN - Radioulnar Ischemic Necrosis

 

Carpus

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

Digits

HO – Hypertrophic Osteopathy

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

Hip

ANFH - Aseptic Necrosis of the Femoral Head

DPO – Double Pelvic Osteotomy

FHO – Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy

HD – Hip Dysplasia

JPS – Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis

LCP - Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

OFA – Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

PennHip – Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program

THR – Total Hip Replacement

TPO – Triple Pelvic Osteotomy

Stifle

CBLO – CORA Based Leveling Osteotomy

CCLR – Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture

CdCL – Caudal Cruciate Ligament

Flo – Fabella Tibial Suture Technique, Extracapsular Repair

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

LPL – Lateral Patellar Luxation

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

MPL – Medial Patellar Luxation

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

OD - Osteochondrosis

TKR – Total Knee Replacement

TPLO – Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy

TTA – Tibial Tuberosity Advancement

TTT – Tibial Tuberosity Transposition

Crus

ALD -Angular Limb Deformity

HOD – Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

MO – Metaphyseal Osteodystrophy

Tarsus

OCD – Osteochondritis Dissecans (Osteochondrosis Dissecans)

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

OD - Osteochondrosis

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

Digits

HO – Hypertrophic Osteopathy

LCL – Lateral Collateral Ligament

MCL - Medial Collateral Ligament

 

Implants

CESF – Circular (Ring) External Skeletal Fixator 

DCP – Dynamic Compression Plate

ESF – External Skeletal Fixator

KE – Kirschner Ehmer Splint

ILN – Interlocking Nail

IM – Intramedullary

LCDCP – Limited Contact Dynamic Compression Plate

LCP – Locking Compression Plate

MIPO – Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis

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