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Table 1 SCI dog characteristics

From: The role of diffusion tensor imaging as an objective tool for the assessment of motor function recovery after paraplegia in a naturally-occurring large animal model of spinal cord injury

Clinical grade At presentation (n = 17) At follow-up examination (n = 16)
0 4
1
2 11
3 1
4 12
5 5
  1. SCI spinal cord injury; clinical grading. 0: dog with no neurological deficits; 1: hyperaesthesia with paravertebral palpation; 2: ambulatory paraparesis; 3: non-ambulatory paraparesis; 4: paraplegia with deep pain perception; 5: paraplegia without deep pain perception