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Table 1 Group of animals showing height of the lesion by MRI and data relating to assessments of physical therapy animals, according to Olby scale before and after the surgical procedure and injection of stem cells

From: Pilot study: bone marrow stem cells as a treatment for dogs with chronic spinal cord injury

Animal Age-years Breed Diagnosis Lesion Moment   Olby scale
1 6 Teckel Intervertebral disc extrusion T13-L1 Pre – treatment 0 Absence of movement of the hind limbs without feeling deep pain.
Pos – treatment 3 Minimum protraction (movement of a joint) without dislocation of the pelvic limb weight.
2 8 Teckel Intervertebral disc extrusion T13-L3 Pre – treatment 0 Absence of movement of the hind limbs without feeling deep pain.
Pos – treatment 3 Minimum protraction (movement of a joint) without dislocation of the pelvic limb weight.
3 6 Lhasa Apso Intervertebral disc extrusion T11-12 Pre – treatment 4 Protraction of the hind limbs without displacement in a joint weight of at least 50% of the time.
Pos – treatment 9 Protraction of the hindlimbs with weight shift in 100% of the time with reduced strength of hindlimbs. More than 90% error when walking (eg: Crossing pelvic limbs, shuffling walk, stay on station with the backs of the feet, tripping).
4 2 Mongrel Trauma T10-11 Pre – treatment 6 Protação hind limb with a displacement of less than 10 weight% of the time.
Pos – treatment 10 Protraction of the hindlimbs with weight shift in 100% of the time with reduced strength of hindlimbs.
6 8 Poodle Intervertebral disc extrusion L1-L4 Pre – treatment 7 Protaction hind limb with a displacement of from 10 to 50 weight% of the time.
Pos – treatment 10 Protaction of hindlimbs with weight shift in 100% of the time with reduced strength of hindlimbs.
7 10 Teckel Intervertebral disc extrusion T11-12 Pre – treatment 3 Minimum protraction (movement of a joint) without dislocation of the pelvic limb weight.
Pos – treatment 9 Protraction of the hindlimbs with weight shift in 100% of the time with reduced strength of hindlimbs mm. More than 90% error when walking (eg: Crossing pelvic limbs, walking crossing feet remain on station with the backs of the feet, tripping).