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Treating a cat with chronic renal disease requires an understanding of therapeutic priorities depending on the stage of the condition. The aim is to slow the progression of the disease and to maintain a good quality of life for the animal. Therapy must be adapted for each individual case based on...

Author(s)
Reynolds, B.; Lefebvre, H.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2018, 35, 4, pp 15-20
Abstract

Early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is desirable so appropriate treatment and monitoring can be implemented. Early diagnosis typically refers to diagnosis before the onset of clinical signs and requires proactive diagnostic testing. A thorough history and physical examination is helpful ...

Author(s)
Caney, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2018, 48, 15, pp 6...10
Abstract

The choice of a pharmacological stimulant of the appetite requires a reasoned approach and consideration of all interfering factors, such as pain and the aetiology of a disease. Among all the usable molecules, only cyproheptadin and mirtazapin are currently recommended for this indication in...

Author(s)
Desfontis, J. C.; Mallem, Y.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2018, 35, 2, pp 38-40
Abstract

A 15-year-old castrated DSH cat was presented with a sudden onset of abdominal distension of 10 days duration. Polyuria/polydipsia, sporadic vomiting and weight loss were also mentioned by the owners. Distension of the cranial abdomen was observed on admission, and two smooth masses were palpated...

Author(s)
Adamama-Moraitou, K. K.; Pardali, D.; Vafiadis, I.; Patsikas, M. N.; Prassinos, N. N.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2017, 68, 2, pp 245-250
Abstract

Objectives: This study sought to evaluate how Australian veterinarians approach management and monitoring of feline hyperthyroidism and compare these results with a similar survey recently performed in the UK. Methods: An invitation to complete an online survey was sent to veterinarians in all...

Author(s)
Kopecny, L.; Higgs, P.; Hibbert, A.; Malik, R.; Harvey, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 6, pp 559-567
Abstract

Parathormone, calcitone, and D vitamine are involved in the regulation of calcium in the body. To the most common differential diagnoses of hypercalcemia belong idiopathic hypercalcemia, chronic renal failure or malignant neoplasm. Hypervitaminosis D, granulomatous disease or primary...

Author(s)
Načeradská, M.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 9, pp 683...688
Abstract

Background: Hyperthyroidism and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are common in elderly cats. Consequently, both diseases often occur concurrently. Furthermore, renal function is affected by thyroid status. Because changes in renal perfusion play an important role in functional renal changes in...

Author(s)
Stock, E.; Daminet, S.; Paepe, D.; Buresova, E.; Vandermeulen, E.; Smets, P.; Duchateau, L.; Saunders, J. H.; Vanderperren, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 6, pp 1658-1663
Abstract

Kidney disease is the second most common cause of death in cats. The management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has evolved with nutrition playing a prominent role in the management. A new test has been developed that can detect kidney disease sooner than traditional tests: SDMA (symmetric...

Author(s)
Ograin, V.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2017, 8, 10, pp 534-541
Abstract

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine which serum thyroid hormone test best identifies iatrogenic hypothyroidism in cats that develop azotaemia after radioiodine treatment and to determine which thyroid test best differentiates these azotaemic, hypothyroid cats from azotaemic,...

Author(s)
Peterson, M. E.; Nichols, R.; Rishniw, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2017, 58, 9, pp 519-530
AbstractFull Text

The association between hyperthyroidism and chronic kidney disease is often seen in geriatric cats making the therapeutic protocol of hyperthyroidism more difficult. A reversible therapy with methimazole like drugs is recommended when assessing the gravity of renal failure or other affection...

Author(s)
Pap, A.; Cristina, R. T.
Publisher
Romanian National Association of the Veterinary Products Manufacturers, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Medicamentul Veterinar / Veterinary Drug, 2017, 11, 2, pp 51-58

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