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Table 3 Overview of read out parameters in 12 dogs with lumbosacral degenerative stenosis (DLSS) treated with pedicle screw-rod fixation

From: Pedicle screw-rod fixation: a feasible treatment for dogs with severe degenerative lumbosacral stenosis

Dog Pre-op Intra-op Post-op Follow up period (months)
< 3 mo < 6 mo > 6 mo
1 CT, MRI BC, HP RX CT   CT, RX (12 mo); CT, RX, FPA (46 mo)
2 RX, CT BC, HP RX RX   CT, FPA (40 mo)
3 RX, CT BC, HP RX RX   RX, FPA (35 mo)
4 CT, MRI BC, HP RX, CT RX   
5 CT, MRI BC, HP RX    
6 RX, CT BC RX   RX  
7 CT, MRI   RX    CT, FPA (10 mo)
8 CT BC RX CT, RX, FPA CT, RX, FPA CT, FPA (7,5 mo)
9 CT BC, HP RX RX   
10 CT, MRI BC, HP RX RX, FPA CT, FPA  
11 CT, RX, MRI   RX RX RX, CT  
12 CT BC, HP RX RX RX, FPA CR (14 mo)
  1. Abbreviations: Pre-op pre-operative, intra-op intra-operative, post-op postoperative, mo months, CT computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, BC bacteriologic culture, HP histopathologic evaluation, RX plain radiography, FPA force plate analysis
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