Prevalence of cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy in a population of thoroughbred horses

Oswald, J.; Love, S.; Parkin, T. D. H.; Hughes, K. J.
January 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/16/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p82
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study which explored the prevalence of cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy (CVSM), a common cause of spinal ataxia and paresis, in thoroughbred horses in Great Britain. The study identified 23 cases of CVSM in thoroughbred horses born between January 2000 and December 2006. Postmortem examination was conducted to confirm the causes of CVSM. Content analysis software was used in order to achieve the desired results of the study.


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