Paddy update

Paddy's hip dislocated even with the sling still on, so amidst a great deal of growling and swearing he had the sling taken off.

Because of the problems with his airway they can't operate yet and we have 3 options to consider.

1 leave it alone and the muscles will take over
2 operate and remove part of the femoral head so that the bones can slide against each other
3 a new untried operation to create a cage at the top of the bone that is wired in so that the hip can't dislocate again

we go back next week to see how he's getting on and maybe make a decision. 2 and 3 are of course expensive :(

Meanwhile he's desperate to go out to play but can't.


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