Effect of methylprednisolone in compression trauma to the feline spinal cord.

@article{Means1981EffectOM,
  title={Effect of methylprednisolone in compression trauma to the feline spinal cord.},
  author={Eugene D. Means and Douglas K. Anderson and Thomas R. Waters and L Kalaf},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1981},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={200-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of methylprednisolone sodium succinate on clincal recovery and tissue preservation following compression trauma of feline spinal cord. Cats were anesthetized with pentobarbital and injured by placing a 170-gm weight on the spinal cord for 5 minutes. One hour after injury, the animals were given intravenous steroid (15 mg/kg/day) for 2 days in three devided doses, 15 mg/kg/day for 1 day intramuscularly, 7.5 mg/kg/day intramuscularly for 3… CONTINUE READING
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