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Abstract

Neck ventroflexion in cats has different causes; however, the most common is the hypokalemia associated with flaccid paralysis secondary to chronic renal failure. In humans, the most common causes of acute flaccid paralysis are hypokalemia precipitated by thyrotoxicosis and familial forms linked to ...

Author(s)
Zapata, M.; Kunii, I. S.; Paninka, R. M.; Simões, D. M. N.; Castillo, V. A.; Reche Júnior, A.; Maciel, R. M. B.; Silva, M. R. D. da
Publisher
The Company of Biologists, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Biology Open, 2014, 3, 9, pp 785-793
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this retrospective study was to describe the clinical signs and diagnostic findings in cats with histopathologically confirmed adrenal neoplasms, and to assess correlations with survival data. Methods: Study data were acquired by reviewing medical records for all cats...

Author(s)
Daniel, G.; Mahony, O. M.; Markovich, J. E.; Appleman, E.; Monaghan, K. N.; Lawrence, Y. A.; Fiocchi, E. H.; Weaver, K.; Johnston, A.; Barton, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 2, pp 77-84
Abstract

Objective: To describe the occurrence of hypokalemia, metabolic acidosis, and suspected renal tubular acidosis associated with the administration of topical ophthalmic carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (CAI) in a cat. Case Summary: A 2-year-old, 5.3 kg, male, castrated, domestic short-haired cat...

Author(s)
Thiessen, C. E.; Tofflemire, K. L.; Makielski, K. M.; Ben-Shlomo, G.; Whitley, R. D.; Allbaugh, R. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2016, 26, 6, pp 870-874
AbstractFull Text

A 9-year-old sterilised female domestic short-hair cat was referred with a history of vomiting and anorexia of 3 months' duration. Biochemistry, full-blood counts, thoracic radiographs, feline pancreatic-specific lipase, abdominal ultrasonography and feline immunodeficiency virus/feline leukaemia...

Author(s)
Friedlein, R. B.; Carter, A. J.; Last, R. D.; Clift, S.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2017, 88, pp a1412
Abstract

Objective - To identify factors significantly associated with prognosis in cats hospitalized because of pancreatitis. Design - Prospective case series. Animals - 33 cats hospitalized for treatment of pancreatitis (diagnosis determined on the basis of clinical signs and serum feline pancreatic...

Author(s)
Stockhaus, C.; Teske, E.; Schellenberger, K.; Huisinga, E.; Konietschke, U.; Mangelsdorf, S.; Steiner, J. M.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2013, 243, 12, pp 1713-1718
Abstract

A female spayed domestic shorthair with an estimated age of 8 to 10 years was presented with chief complaints of cervical ventroflexion, seizure, and collapse. Blood examination revealed hypokalemia, and abdominal radiography and ultrasound examination showed a mass cranial to the right kidney,...

Author(s)
Zama, T.; Minami, T.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Anesthesia & Surgery, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Veterinary Anesthesia & Surgery, 2015, 46, 2, pp 25-30
Abstract

Primary hyperaldosteronism, also known as Conn's syndrome, is probably the most common adrenocortical disease in cats. As in humans, this disease is suspected to be underdiagnosed in cats. Cats presenting with systemic arterial hypertension and/or hypokalaemia are erroneously presumed to have...

Author(s)
Fernandez, Y.; Seth, M.; Murgia, D.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2016, 21, 3, pp 146-153
Abstract

Objective: To describe treatment response and outcome in 15 cats with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) initially stabilized with glargine administered intramuscularly (IM) with or without subcutaneous (SC) glargine. Materials and Methods: Fifteen cats diagnosed with DKA were initially administered IM...

Author(s)
Marshall, R. D.; Rand, J. S.; Gunew, M. N.; Menrath, V. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2013, 23, 3, pp 286-290
Abstract

Practical relevance: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most frequently encountered disorders in cats, having increased in prevalence in recent decades. Although the underlying cause is rarely identified, the common final outcome of feline CKD is tubulointerstitial fibrosis. Knowledge of...

Author(s)
Reynolds, B. S.; Lefebvre, H. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 1 Suppl., pp 3-14
Abstract

Practical relevance: Treatment of feline chronic kidney disease (CKD) tends to focus on minimising the adverse effects of reduced renal function, rather than addressing an underlying cause. Despite this, and the progressive nature of CKD, treatment can improve quality of life and enable many cats...

Author(s)
Korman, R. M.; White, J. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 1 Suppl., pp 29-44

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