Ventral Decompression of the Cervical Spinal Cord in the Dog

dc.contributor.author Gibson, Roger
dc.contributor.author McCurnin, D.
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Digital Repository
dc.date 2018-03-28T21:52:02.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:06:00Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:06:00Z
dc.date.embargo 2014-12-19
dc.date.issued 1977
dc.description.abstract <p>Cervical intervertebral disc herniation (CIDH) occurs most commonly in the chrondrodystrophic breeds of dogs. It is usually associated with degeneration of the disc and calcification of the nucleus pulposus which allows this disc material to herniate. Clinical signs such as pain, ataxia, careful placement of feet when walking, and sometimes paralysis are seen. In cases of partial or complete paralysis three surgical treatments are available: ventral fenestration, dorsal laminectomy, ventral decompression. Ventral decompression provides good surgical exposure and relieves pressure on the cervical spinal cord.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Small or Companion Animal Medicine
dc.subject.disciplines Surgery
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Medicine
dc.subject.keywords Veterinary Clinical Sciences
dc.title Ventral Decompression of the Cervical Spinal Cord in the Dog
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