Acute myelopathies resulting in paraparesis/paraplegia in dogs are commonly encountered in clinical practice. This lecture reviews the clinical, diagnostic approach and treatment plan for the dogs presented with acute myelopathy. The specific disorders that will be covered include: vertebral fractures and luxations (VFL), intervertebral disc extrusions (IVDE) (degenerated IVDE and hydrated nucleus pulposus extrusions (HNPE), and fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy (FCEM).
Chair: Professor David Church, BVSc PhD MACVSc FHEA MRCVS, Deputy Principal and Acting Vice Principal, Professor of Small Animal Studies, The Royal Veterinary College
Speaker: Dr Elsa Beltran, Associate Professor in Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery, Royal Veterinary College
Presented at London Vet Show 2021
RVC Clinical Theatre 2
Friday, November 12th 11:40 AM
Please note this session is not RACE-approved but you can still earn a CPD certificate.