Highcroft Veterinary Referrals’ neurology team trials mannitol to speed recovery of walking in the acute phase of paralysis in dogs

Over the last six months, clinical neurologists at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals have been undertaking a randomised control clinical trial for dogs with acute spinal cord injury.

Led by neurologists Helene Vandenberghe and Nicolas Granger, the research aims to assess the effect of mannitol on the recovery of walking function in dogs presented as emergencies for paralysis caused by intervertebral disc herniation (slipped disc).

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