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Purpose: In humans, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of acquired (symptomatic) epilepsy, but as yet there is no treatment to prevent the development of epilepsy after TBI. Animal models of posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) are important to characterize epileptogenic...

Author(s)
Steinmetz, S.; Tipold, A.; Löscher, W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
EPILEPSIA, 2013, 54, 4, pp 580-588
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of seizures and epilepsies.

This chapter initially presents the aetiology, definitions, diagnosis, and classifications of seizure and epilepsy in human medicine that are relevant to canine and feline epilepsy in order to understand how terminology and classification have been developed and could evolve in veterinary medicine. ...

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Epilepsy is a disease of a patient's brain that results in abnormal neuronal activity end typically causes clinical signs of seizure activity. Seizures caused by epilepsy occur episodically and are typically quite brief - usually two to three minutes maximum. Numerous underlying causes have been...

Author(s)
Bloor, C.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
VN Times, 2016, 16, 9, pp 28...31
Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs in up to 25 per cent of dogs following severe blunt head trauma and can result in post-traumatic epilepsy. Therefore, after TBI, a clinical assessment for other systemic injuries and a neurological evaluation are critical and frequent reassessment is required....

Author(s)
Platt, S.; Freeman, C.; Beltran, E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2016, 38, 1, pp 3-6, 8
Abstract

Objective: To determine whether dogs with head trauma have a greater incidence of seizures than the general canine patient population. Design: Retrospective case series. Animals: 259 client-owned dogs. Procedures: Medical records of dogs evaluated for head trauma at The Ohio State University...

Author(s)
Friedenberg, S. G.; Butler, A. L.; Wei, L.; Moore, S. A.; Cooper, E. S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2012, 241, 11, pp 1479-1483
Abstract

Not all animals behave identically when faced with the same situation. These individual differences in the expression of their behavior could be due to many factors, including medical conditions. These medical problems can change behavior directly or indirectly. The aims of this review are to...

Author(s)
Camps, T.; Amat, M.; Manteca, X.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 12, pp 1133
Abstract

Dogs with seizure disorders are commonly presented to the general practitioner for initial evaluation. The most common diagnosis provided is idiopathic epilepsy. As witnessing seizures is often traumatic for owners, it is important for the practitioner to understand seizure classification, know...

Author(s)
Meland, T.; Carrera-Justiz, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2018, 33, 1, pp 17-20
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structural epilepsy.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of structural epilepsy in dogs and cats are presented in this chapter. Topics also includes the clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular accidents (ischaemic, haemorrhagic), bacterial, viral and inflammatory disease of the CNS, ...

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper reports on cases of post-traumatic epilepsy in dogs that were admitted between January 1998 and May 2009 due to trauma (n=384) and those with repeated seizure attacks but without trauma (n=620). After evaluating the data it was concluded that head trauma is a significant risk factor...

Author(s)
Steinmetz, S.; Brauer, C.; Rohn, K.; Löscher, W.; Tipold, A.
Publisher
Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2011, 56, 10, pp 550
AbstractFull Text

The use of medical cannabis was proved since ancient when the emperor Shen Nung wrote a book in 2737 BC about medical benefits of cannabis. Historical evidences from India, Greek and Egypt explained and presented the effectiveness of cannabis use in different medical conditions: cancer,...

Author(s)
Barbagallo, S.; Finocchiaro, S.; Ahmadi, M.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2019, 52, 1, pp 5-13

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