A prospective study documented the effect of fluctuations of hormone levels throughout the oestrus cycle on coxofemoral joint laxity in nine dogs. Although oestrogen and progesterone levels changed significantly throughout the oestrus cycle, neither statistically nor clinically significant changes in hip laxity were observed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1997|
- Hip laxity
- Oestrus cycle