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Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of three oral potassium supplements (potassium gluconate tablets [PGT], potassium gluconate granules [PGG] and potassium citrate granules [PCG]) on hypokalemia and serum bicarbonate in cats with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Methods:...

Author(s)
Sieberg, L. G.; Quimby, J. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 6, pp 539-543
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
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Objective: To determine the severity, concurrent clinical signs, and disease processes associated with potassium abnormalities in dogs and cats presenting to a veterinary emergency department and associated mortality. Design: Retrospective and descriptive study over 20 months. Setting: University...

Author(s)
Hoehne, S. N.; Hopper, K.; Epstein, S. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2019, 29, 6, pp 653-661
Abstract

Hyperaldosteronism is defined by the hypersecretion of aldosterone by the adrenal glands resulting in excess sodium and reduced blood potassium. This hypersecretion is due to the autonomous synthesis of aldosterone by hyperplastic or neoplastic adrenal cells, which act independently of stimulation...

Author(s)
Razal, N. S.; Rodriguez, P. V. F. H.; Filho, M. dos S.; Freitas, R. de A.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2020, 27, 2, pp 65-70
Abstract

Many older cats often suffer concurrently from multiple conditions. By focusing on the common concerns, rather than conflicting requirements, a management program can be devised. Optimize hydration, nutrition, and ensure comfort though providing analgesia and a low-stress environment in which the...

Author(s)
Scherk, M.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2020, 50, 4, pp 811-822
Abstract

Case summary: A 3.5-year-old domestic shorthair cat presented with a 6 month history of weight loss and polyphagia. Clinical examination revealed a markedly reduced body condition score (2/9) and a quiet demeanour. Laboratory abnormalities comprised a mild non-regenerative anaemia, stress...

Author(s)
Barker, E. N.; Holdsworth, A. S.; Hibbert, A.; Brown, P. J.; Hayward, N. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 5-2055116919861248
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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...

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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
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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 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
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

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