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The most common pancreatic diseases in cats are pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). Non-invasive methods, such as serological quantification of feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity (fPLI), are often used in the diagnosis of pancreatitis. Previous studies have compared...

Author(s)
Törner, K.; Staudacher, M.; Tress, U.; Weber, C. N.; Stadler, C.; Grassinger, J. M.; Müller, E.; Aupperle-Lellbach, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 174, pp 63-72
Abstract

The exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) in carnivores represents a syndrome characterized by the poor synthesis and/or secretion of digestive enzymes with acinar origin. The lack of pancreatic enzymes leads to the development of the maldigestion and malabsorption syndromes, responsible for most ...

Author(s)
Cǎlin (Nicolae), S.; Codreanu, M. D.
Publisher
Asociaţia Generală a Medicilor Veterinari din România, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Revista Româna de Medicina Veterinara, 2019, 29, 4, pp 82-86
Abstract

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a syndrome characterized by an inadequate supply of pancreatic enzymes. The aetiology, subclinical aspects, diagnosis and prognosis of EPI in cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Decome, M.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2017, 48, 373 (Part 1), pp 44-45
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Diarrhoea is the most consistent clinical sign of intestinal disease in the cat, and one of the most common complains of cat owners. Chronic diarrhoea is characterized by persistent or relapsing diarrhoea of 2-3 weeks duration or longer. Acute diarrhoea is usually a self-limiting disease and...

Author(s)
Tršan, J.; Šmit, I.; Gračner, D.; Žubčić, D.; Žužul, S.; Potočnjak, D.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2019, 50, 4, pp 369-380
Abstract

Background: Little information is available about the clinical presentation and response to treatment of cats with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). Objectives: To describe the signalment, clinical signs, concurrent diseases, and response to treatment of cats with EPI. Animals: One hundred...

Author(s)
Xenoulis, P. G.; Zoran, D. L.; Fosgate, G. T.; Suchodolski, J. S.; Steiner, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016, 30, 6, pp 1790-1797
Abstract

A 1-year-old, female Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) presented signs of weight loss and dark brown-colored diarrhea. On fecal examination, numerous intact and broken red blood cells were found, but both parasites and inflammatory signs were absent. No significant findings were seen in serum...

Author(s)
Rhim HaeRin; Han JaeIk
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 5, pp 240-242
Abstract

Objectives: Platynosomum species are cat-specific parasitic trematodes that parasitize the biliary ducts and gall bladder. Due to the common connection to the major duodenal papilla of the pancreas and common bile ducts in addition to the periductal proximity of the pancreas, it is possible that...

Author(s)
Köster, L. S.; Shell, L.; Ketzis, J.; Rajeev, S.; Illanes, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 12, pp 1192-1198
Abstract

This report describes the clinical signs, diagnostic findings and treatment of a female spayed Domestic Shorthair with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) who presented in shock due to severe gastrointestinal haemorrhage secondary to coagulopathy caused by vitamin K-dependent clotting factor...

Author(s)
Barnes, A. J.; Gates, K.; Kuntz, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2020, 8, 1,
Abstract

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a syndrome caused by an insufficient amount of pancreatic digestive enzymes in the small intestine. Clinical signs most commonly reported in cats with EPI are weight loss, loose and voluminous stools, steatorrhea, polyphagia, and in some cases a greasy...

Author(s)
Steiner, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2012, 27, 3, pp 113-116
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Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 30, 5, pp 2-3

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