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Background: Regional anaesthetic techniques have been used in combination with systemic analgesics during small animal surgery to provide multimodal analgesia. Brachial plexus nerves block using local anaesthetics provides analgesia of the thoracic limb through desensitization of the nerves that...

Author(s)
Kimeli, P.; Mogoa, E. M.; Mwangi, W. E.; Kipyegon, A. N.; Kirui, G.; Muasya, D. W.; Mande, J. D.; Kariuki, E.; Mijele, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 249, pp (10 October 2014)
Abstract

An adult male jungle cat (Felis chaus) weighing 6 kg with the history of inability to bearing weight on its left forelimb was presented. Physical examination and radiography revealed transverse radio-ulna fracture and carpal subluxation. Internal fixation with plate was chosen for treatment. On the ...

Author(s)
Rastabi, H. I.; Kashani, S. S.; Masoumi, P.; Yazdaninia, S.; Mirsaeed, S. M. G.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2019, 28, 6, pp 1855-1857
Abstract

Objectives: This study aimed to test the extensor carpi radialis and cranial tibial reflexes in cats before and after anesthetic block of the brachial and lumbosacral plexus, respectively, to determine whether they depend on a myotatic reflex arc. Methods: Fifty-five cats with a normal neurologic...

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Tudury, E. A.; Figueiredo, M. L. de; Fernandes, T. H. T.; Araújo, B. M.; Bonelli, M. de A.; Diogo, C. C.; Silva, A. C.; Santos, C. R. O.; Rocha, N. L. F. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 2, pp 105-109
Abstract

PURPOSE: To determine the minimum volume of methylene blue (MB) to completely color the brachial plexus (BP) nerves, simulating an effective anesthetic block in cats. METHODS: Fifteen adult male cat cadavers were injected through subscapular approach with volumes of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ml in both ...

Author(s)
Mencalha, R.; Fernandes, N.; Sousa, C. A. dos S.; Abidu-Figueiredo, M.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Acta Cirurgica Brasileira, 2014, 29, 6, pp 382-388
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This article discusses the brachial plexus nerve blocking technique on analgesic and anaesthetic management of cats undergoing fracture fixation in the elbow. The effectiveness, clinical benefits and uneventful recovery from anaesthesia using brachial plexus nerve block are highlighted.

Author(s)
Laredo Álvarez, F.; Gil de Montes, M. E.; Pérez, J. M.; Navarro Alberola, A.; Ansón, A.; Belda Mellado, E.
Publisher
ASIS Biomedia s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2014, No.158(2), pp 12, 14
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Objective: To evaluate the isoflurane sparing effect and the post-surgical analgesia provided by a brachial plexus block (BPB) in cats undergoing distal thoracic limb surgery. Study design: Prospective randomized blinded clinical study. Animals: Twenty client-owned cats. Methods: Cats were assigned ...

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Mosing, M.; Reich, H.; Moens, Y.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2010, 37, 2, pp 154-161
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This paper reports on a case of a malignant tumour at the carpal region of a 14-year-old cat weighing about 4.5 kg. Highlights focused on the diagnosis and on the anesthetic complication upon executing paravertebral block of the brachial plexus in treating the animal.

Author(s)
Brynkier, J.; Tarragona, L.; Schuartzman, D.; Otero, P.
Publisher
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Medicina Veterinaria de Emergencias y Cuidadas Intensivos, Maldonado, Uruguay
Citation
Journal LAVECC, 2018, 10, 1,
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This chapter covers the drugs of choice for local analgesia in veterinary patients. The action, indications, contraindications and adverse effects of lidocaine, bupivacaine, α-2 adrenergic agonists (dexmedetomidine) and opioids (morphine) are given focus. Local blocks, local infiltration,...

Author(s)
Campbell, V. L.; Rodriguez, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Advanced monitoring and procedures for small animal emergency and critical care, 2012, pp 559-571
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This article describes the use of local anaesthetic, adjunctive drugs and techniques to provide pain relief for limb trauma including surgery. It reiterates the common complications of using local anaesthetic techniques including signs of systemic overdose. The specific techniques described are...

Author(s)
Brearley, J. C.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2011, 16, 2, pp 55-60
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Grimm, K. A.; Tranquilli, W. J.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
The North American Veterinary Conference 2003, Small Animal and Exotics. Orlando, Florida, USA, 18-22 January, 2003, 2003, pp 802-803

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