Associations between cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers and long-term neurologic outcome in dogs with acute intervertebral disk herniation.

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OBJECTIVE To examine associations between CSF biomarkers, initial neurologic dysfunction, and long-term ambulatory outcome in dogs with acute intervertebral disk herniation (IVDH). DESIGN Prospective clinical study. ANIMALS 54 dogs with acute thoracolumbar IVDH and 16 clinically normal dogs. PROCEDURES For each dog, variables, including CSF myelin… (More)
DOI: 10.2460/javma.240.5.555

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