Back Surgery on a Lion-tailed Macaque

Oldies-back sx on lion-tailed macaque

Back Surgery on a Lion-tailed Macaque Thoracolumbar Hemilaminectomy and Spinal Cord Decompression – October 10, 2007   A 16-yr-old, castrated male lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) presented with acute bilateral pelvic limb paralysis. Cisternal and lumbar myelograms demonstrated right-sided spinal cord compression at T13-L1. During an extradural hemilaminectomy, chronically ruptured disk material was removed at T13-L1, […]

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