2021 journal article

Outcomes and prognostic indicators in 59 paraplegic medium to large breed dogs with extensive epidural hemorrhage secondary to thoracolumbar disc extrusion

VETERINARY SURGERY, 50(3), 527–536.

By: C. Woelfel n, J. Robertson n, C. Mariani n, K. Munana n, P. Early n & N. Olby n

MeSH headings : Animals; Cohort Studies; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dog Diseases / surgery; Dogs; Female; Hematoma, Epidural, Spinal / complications; Hematoma, Epidural, Spinal / surgery; Hematoma, Epidural, Spinal / veterinary; Intervertebral Disc Degeneration / complications; Intervertebral Disc Degeneration / surgery; Intervertebral Disc Degeneration / veterinary; Laminectomy / statistics & numerical data; Laminectomy / veterinary; Male; Paraplegia / diagnosis; Paraplegia / surgery; Paraplegia / veterinary; Prognosis; Recovery of Function; Retrospective Studies; Species Specificity; Treatment Outcome; Walking
TL;DR: Paraplegic medium to large breed dogs with DEEH have a less favorable outcome after surgical decompression than paraplegic dogs with TL-IVDE, and loss of pain perception and increased HASTEi are associated with a poor outcome, while more extensive decompression improves outcome. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: March 8, 2021