We are very proud to post the first case of lumbosacral stabilization using our spinal fixation and distraction system which is designed and manufactured in Italy exclusively for the veterinary world. The operation was performed by Prof. Massimo Baroni at the ultra-modern Valdinievole Veterinary Clinic in Monsummano Terme.

German shepherd, male, 10.5 y.o.

➡️ Clinical signs: Lumbosacral pain, moderate urinary incontinence.

➡️ Diagnosis: degenerative lumbosacral stenosis (DLSS) with joint instability.

➡️ MRI diagnosis: Lumbosacral compressive disc protrusion, sacral retrolisthesis, bilateral foraminal stenosis

➡️ Surgery: Dorsal lumbosacral laminectomy, removal of protruded disc material, distraction and insertion of titanium interbody cage, facet joint fixation with 2.7 mm screws, distraction joint fixation with polyaxial pedicle screws.

➡️ Post. op X-ray: good L7-S1 vertebral alignment and distraction with excellent opening of the lateral foramina.