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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate signalment, clinical findings, and outcomes of dogs with congenital hydrocephalus treated medically with orally administered prednisolone or surgically by ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 40 client-owned dogs. PROCEDURES:...

Author(s)
Gillespie, S.; Gilbert, Z.; Decker, S. de
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 254, 7, pp 835-842
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Hydrocephalus is defined as an excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the cranial cavity and dilation of the ventricular system. It is not a specific disease, but rather a multifactorial disorder with a variety of pathophysiological mechanisms. Is a common congenital or acquired...

Author(s)
Săvescu, M.; Neagu, G.; Tudor, R.; Vlăgioiu, C.; Predoi, G.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2019, 52, 1, pp 82-86
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Background: Several case series and case reports have been published about idiopathic hydrocephalus treatment in dogs and cats using ventriculoperitoneal shunts (VPS). Objectives: To determine the risk and type of complications in dogs and cats after VPS placement. Animals: Sixteen papers were...

Author(s)
Gradner, G.; Kaefinger, R.; Dupré, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 2, pp 403-412
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The objective of this report was to present ten cases of congenital hydrocephalus in dogs and information about the race, sex, age, neurological signs, the findings of complementary tests and response to therapy. 10 dogs were referred to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital of the UFSM, being...

Author(s)
Chaves, R. O.; Copat, B.; Fabretti, A. K.; Feranti, J. P. S.; Oliveira, M. T. de; Elias, B. C.; Gomes, L. A.; Mazzanti, A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2015, 43, Supplement, pp 106
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In the foetal nervous system training period faults can occur, leading to problems after birth, as the persistence of the fontanelle, which is due to no calcification of the cranial sutures. Hydrocephalus is a type of genetic defect caused by inadequate circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid that...

Author(s)
Lima, R. M. de; Teixeira, M. W.; Costa, F. S.; Costa, L. A. V. S.; Silva, E. C. S. da
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2017, 11, 1, pp 55-61
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Hydrocephalus is a congenital or acquired neurological disorder in dogs, associated with the excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The factors contributing to hydrocephalus development are diverse and not always possible to determine. The aim of this article was to present two cases...

Author(s)
Teodorowski, O.; Teodorowski, P.; Kiona, M.; Loskot, M.; Winiarczyk, S.; Wójcik, A.; Adaszek, Ł.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2020, 76, 3, pp 155-158
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Hydrocephalus can be defined as an active distension of the ventricular system of the brain related to inadequate passage of cerebrospinal fluid from point of production to its point of absorption. Clinically, hydrocephalus can be classified as congenital or acquired. Congenital hydrocephalus is...

Author(s)
Armașu, M.; Musteață, M.; Stanciu, G. D.; Mocanu, D.; Solcan, G.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2015, 48, 4, pp 21-29
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The congenital hydrocephalus is characterized in animals by high accumulation of cephalorachidian fluid (CRF) in cranium, due a viral infection of central nervous system of fetus during its development; due genetic predisposition or also due dystocia problems at birth. The main clinical, diagnosis...

Author(s)
Balaminut, L. F.; Pires, A. C. M.; Troncarelli, M. Z.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 24, 4, pp 639-649
Abstract

Congenital hydrocephalus is a neurological disorder frequently observed in dogs. It is characterised by an increase of cerebrospinal fluid volume in the ventricular system that can cause atrophy of brain tissue. It can be provoked by diverse causes, as it can be idiopathic or secondary to nervous...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez, M.; Feijóo, G.; Delucchi, L. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2020, 8, 1,
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Congenital hydrocephalus (CH) is a neurological disorder characterized by the abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranium. It is not a specific disease, but rather a multifactorial disorder with a variety of pathophysiological mechanisms. The diagnosis is based on the clinical...

Author(s)
Stanciu, G. D.; Musteața, M.; Pașca, S.; Solcan, G.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicina Veterinara "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Medicină Veterinară, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, 2015, 58, 2, pp 396-402

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