Veterinarians treat gorilla’s dental disease, aging knees

Orthopedic surgeon Mukund Komanduri joined veterinary dentist Stephen Juriga and Chicago Zoological Society veterinary staff to treat Ramar, a 49-year-old western lowland gorilla who is Brookfield Zoo’s oldest resident. Komanduri examined Ramar’s knees with an arthroscope and repaired meniscal and ligament damage, and Juriga treated Ramar’s periodontal disease.WTTW-TV (Chicago, Ill.) (7/3)

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