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Lucas’ Torn ACL – MMP (Modified Maquet Procedure) Surgery at LPVC

Lucas - 8 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Lucas, an 8 year old, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel weighing 13kgs, woke up one morning limping on his left back leg. On being examined at Lower Plenty Veterinary Clinic, Lucas was diagnosed with a torn ACL.

Lucas underwent the MMP (Modified Maquet Procedure) surgery at LPVC. After the surgery, Lucas started using the leg almost immediately.

The video below is of Lucas walking at just 3 days post surgery.


The video below is of Lucas walking 30 days later, at 33 days post surgery.