Morphological Changes of the Cervical Intervertebral Foramen due to Flexion-Extension and Compression-Tension Movements in the Canine Cervical Vertebral Column (2015)

Ramos RM, da Costa RC, Oliveira ALA, Goel V, Kodigudla MK. Morphological Changes of the Cervical Intervertebral Foramen due to Flexion-Extension and Compression-Tension Movements in the Canine Cervical Vertebral Column. BMC Veterinary Research, 11:184, 1-8, 2015.

Renato M. Ramos, Ronaldo C. da Costa, Andre LA Oliveira, Manoj K. Kodigudla and Vijay K. Goel

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Background: Previous studies in humans have reported that the dimensions of the intervertebral foramina change significantly with movement of the spine. Cervical spondylomyelopathy (CSM) in dogs is characterized by dynamic and static compressions of the neural components, leading to variable degrees of neurologic deficits and neck pain. Studies suggest that intervertebral foraminal stenosis has implications in the pathogenesis of CSM. The dimensions of the cervical intervertebral foramina may significantly change during neck movements. This could have implication in the pathogenesis of CSM and other diseases associated with radiculopathy such as intervertebral disc disease…

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