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A 6-year-old male domestic shorthair cat was referred to Gyeongsang National University Animal Medical Center for labored breathing. According to the patient's history, the client had fed him commercial dog foods. The patient's hematological, radiographic, and echocardiographic examinations were...

Author(s)
An SuJin; Jang HyoMi; Lee HeeChun; Jung DongIn
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2016, 33, 4, pp 205-209
Abstract

In this overview of success stories in veterinary clinical nutrition topics in cats and dogs reviewed include the dietary management of chronic kidney disease, dissolution of urinary tract uroliths by dietary modification, the recognition that taurine and L-carnitine deficiencies can cause dilated ...

Author(s)
Davies, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 2016, 75, 3, pp 392-397
Abstract

Between October 1986 and September 1988, 37 cats with moderate to severe idiopathic myocardial failure (dilated cardiomyopathy) were evaluated prospectively. Low plasma taurine concentration and diet history including foods that can cause taurine deficiency were documented in most of the cats....

Author(s)
Pion, P. D.; Kittleson, M. D.; Thomas, W. P.; Skiles, M. L.; Rogers, Q. R.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1992, 201, 2, pp 267-274
Abstract

The taurine is a sulphur amino acid that in most of the mammals produced in enough amounts in the liver, from metionine and cysteine, using the enzyme cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase. However, for felines are considered an essential amino acid, needing to be ingested as a supplement of the...

Author(s)
Luppi, M. M.; Teixeira-da-Costa, M. E. L.; Malta, M. de C. C.; Motta, R. O. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2008, 9, 4, pp 1004-1009
Abstract

Between October 1986 and September 1988, 37 cats with moderate to severe idiopathic myocardial failure (dilated cardiomyopathy) were evaluated. Clinical management of these cats was similar to that described in the literature, except that it also included administration of 500 or 1000 mg of taurine ...

Author(s)
Pion, P. D.; Kittleson, M. D.; Thomas, W. P.; DeLellis, L. A.; Rogers, Q. R.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1992, 201, 2, pp 275-284
Abstract

M-mode echocardiography was completed and plasma taurine concentrations were determined in 79 healthy cats and 77 cats with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). In healthy cats, a relationship was not observed between plasma taurine concentrations and any M-mode echocardiographic measurement. End-systolic ...

Author(s)
Sisson, D. D.; Knight, D. H.; Helinski, C.; Fox, P. R.; Bond, B. R.; Harpster, N. K.; Moise, N. S.; Kaplan, P. M.; Bonagura, J. D.; Czarnecki, G.; Schaeffer, D. J.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1991, 5, 4, pp 232-238
Abstract

Although the incidence of clinical cases of feline dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has decreased greatly since the association between DCM and taurine-deficiency was first recognized, not all cats maintained on taurine-deficient diets develop DCM. Temporal evaluation of left ventricular (LV) function...

Author(s)
Novotny, M. J.; Hogan, P. M.; Flannigan, G.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 1994, 58, 1, pp 6-12
Abstract

The requirement for taurine, and consequences of its deficiency in the cat are reviewed under the headings: Introduction; Taurine deficiency and the eye; Taurine deficiency, reproduction and growth; Taurine and the central nervous system; Taurine deficiency and dilated cardiomyopathy;...

Author(s)
Markwell, P. J.; Earle, K. E.
Citation
Nutrition Research, 1995, 15, 1, pp 53-58
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Author(s)
Pion, P. D.; Kittleson, M. D.; Rogers, Q. R.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1989, 114, Suppl. 1, pp 62s-64s
Abstract

Thousands of pet cats die each year with dilated cardiomyopathy, the cause of which is unknown. Although taurine is present in msmallcap˜M concentrations in the myocardium of all mammals, taurine depletion has not previously been associated with a decrease in myocardial function in any species. Low ...

Author(s)
Pion, P. D.; Kittleson, M. D.; Rogers, Q. R.; Morris, J. G.
Citation
Science, USA, 1987, 237, 4816, pp 764-768

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