An Update on the Management of Canine Acute Intervertebral Disc Extrusion
The presentation will focus on providing a review of the literature related to the diagnosis and htreatment of canine acute intervertebral disc extrusion (IVDE), accompanied by an update on genetic basis of IVDD and discussion of future opportunities for prevention strategies.
About the Speaker
Dr. Sarah Moore is a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at The Ohio State University in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and holds the Wolfe Associates endowed professorship in canine and comparative medicine. She completed her residency in neurology and neurosurgery at North Carolina State University in 2009, and a post-doctoral research fellowship in neuroinflammation and spinal cord injury at The Ohio State University in 2011. Her research focuses on the management of acute spinal cord injury in dogs and her clinical interests include spinal surgery and the developing new strategies for managing neuropathic pain in veterinary patients.