Niklas Bergknut

Summary

Affiliation: Utrecht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of intervertebral disk degeneration in chondrodystrophic and nonchondrodystrophic dogs by use of Pfirrmann grading of images obtained with low-field magnetic resonance imaging
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Vet Res 72:893-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration in the dog. Part 1: Anatomy and physiology of the intervertebral disc and characteristics of intervertebral disc degeneration
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:282-91. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc disease in dogs - part 1: a new histological grading scheme for classification of intervertebral disc degeneration in dogs
    N Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan, Utrecht 3508 TD, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:156-63. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Incidence of intervertebral disk degeneration-related diseases and associated mortality rates in dogs
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 756 51 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 240:1300-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The dog as an animal model for intervertebral disc degeneration?
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:351-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The performance of a hydrogel nucleus pulposus prosthesis in an ex vivo canine model
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, PO Box 80 154, NL 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Biomaterials 31:6782-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Reliability of macroscopic grading of intervertebral disk degeneration in dogs by use of the Thompson system and comparison with low-field magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Vet Res 72:899-904. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration in the dog. Part 2: chondrodystrophic and non-chondrodystrophic breeds
    Lucas A Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:292-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc disease in dogs - part 2: comparison of clinical, magnetic resonance imaging, and histological findings in 74 surgically treated dogs
    Hendrik Jan C Kranenburg
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3584 CM Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:164-71. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Pedicle screw-rod fixation of the canine lumbosacral junction
    Lucas A Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Surg 41:720-32. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of intervertebral disk degeneration in chondrodystrophic and nonchondrodystrophic dogs by use of Pfirrmann grading of images obtained with low-field magnetic resonance imaging
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Vet Res 72:893-8. 2011
    ..To assess whether the Pfirrmann system for grading lumbar intervertebral disk (IVD) degeneration in humans can also be used in dogs...
  2. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration in the dog. Part 1: Anatomy and physiology of the intervertebral disc and characteristics of intervertebral disc degeneration
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:282-91. 2013
    ..In Part 2, the aspects of IVD degeneration in chondrodystrophic and non-chondrodystrophic dog breeds are discussed in depth...
  3. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc disease in dogs - part 1: a new histological grading scheme for classification of intervertebral disc degeneration in dogs
    N Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan, Utrecht 3508 TD, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:156-63. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Incidence of intervertebral disk degeneration-related diseases and associated mortality rates in dogs
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 756 51 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 240:1300-9. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence and distribution of intervertebral disk (IVD) degeneration-related diseases in a large population of dogs of various breeds, ages, and sexes and to determine mortality rates among dogs with these diseases...
  5. doi request reprint The dog as an animal model for intervertebral disc degeneration?
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:351-8. 2012
    ..Prospective observational and analytic study...
  6. doi request reprint The performance of a hydrogel nucleus pulposus prosthesis in an ex vivo canine model
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, PO Box 80 154, NL 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Biomaterials 31:6782-8. 2010
    ..The NPP may thus be an acceptable treatment option for low back patients meeting the requirements for NPP treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Reliability of macroscopic grading of intervertebral disk degeneration in dogs by use of the Thompson system and comparison with low-field magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Niklas Bergknut
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Vet Res 72:899-904. 2011
    ..2-T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings...
  8. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc degeneration in the dog. Part 2: chondrodystrophic and non-chondrodystrophic breeds
    Lucas A Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:292-9. 2013
    ..This second part describes the similarities and differences in the histopathological and biochemical characteristics of IVD degeneration in CD and NCD canine breeds and discusses relevant aetiological factors of IVD degeneration...
  9. doi request reprint Intervertebral disc disease in dogs - part 2: comparison of clinical, magnetic resonance imaging, and histological findings in 74 surgically treated dogs
    Hendrik Jan C Kranenburg
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3584 CM Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 195:164-71. 2013
    ..Although the MRI grading system reflected the severity of IVD degenerative changes as confirmed by histopathology, it appeared less useful in predicting the clinical implications...
  10. doi request reprint Pedicle screw-rod fixation of the canine lumbosacral junction
    Lucas A Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Surg 41:720-32. 2012
    ..To assess pedicle screw-rod fixation (PSRF) of the canine lumbosacral junction (LSJ) ex vivo and in vivo...
  11. pmc Biomechanical assessment of the effects of decompressive surgery in non-chondrodystrophic and chondrodystrophic canine multisegmented lumbar spines
    Lucas A Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, PO Box 80 154, 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 21:1692-9. 2012
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Soft tissue artifact in canine kinematic gait analysis
    Monique Schwencke
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Surg 41:829-37. 2012
    ..To investigate, noninvasively, the soft tissue artifact (STA) in canine kinematic gait analysis...
  13. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a novel nucleus pulposus prosthesis in canine cadaveric spines
    Lucas Adam Smolders
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 192:199-205. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the NPP has the ability to improve functionality of the nuclectomized canine IVD. The high rate of NPP failure requires modifications directed at the integrity of the NPP and its confinement to the nuclear cavity...
  14. doi request reprint Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in dogs
    Björn P Meij
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, PO Box 80 154, Yalelaan 108, NL 3508 TD, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:983-1009. 2010
    ..New insight into the biomechanics and pathobiology of DLSS and developments in minimally invasive surgical techniques will influence treatment options in the near future...