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Chronic constipation (CC) and idiopathic megacolon (IMC) occur frequently in cats. The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of a multi-strain probiotic (SLAB51TM) in constipated cats (n=7) and in patients with megacolon and constipation (n=3). Ten pet cats with a diagnosis of chronic...

Author(s)
Rossi, G.; Jergens, A.; Cerquetella, M.; Berardi, S.; Cicco, E. di; Bassotti, G.; Pengo, G.; Suchodolski, J. S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Beneficial Microbes, 2018, 9, 1, pp 101-110
AbstractFull Text

Megacolon consists of a persistent increase in the diameter of the colon. In cats, the idiopathic form is the most observed. We report a case of megacolon in a four-year-old female, feline, with a history of intermittent constipation, flaccid tail and urinary incontinence. Imaging exams showed the...

Author(s)
Rocha, M. A.; Diógenes, T. T.; Sampaio, K. de O.; Matias, A. L. M.; Accioly, M. de J. A. R.; Morais, G. B. de; Sousa Filho, R. P. de
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2019, 29, Suppl. 3, pp 101-104
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Author(s)
Olah, G. A.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2018, No.September, pp 18-22, 71
AbstractFull Text

The megacolon is an expansion in light in the colon, with dysfunction of the smooth muscles, leading to the retention of feces. This can be caused by physical traumas, metabolic disorders, neurological, behavioral, by endocrinopathies or being idiopathic. When idiopathic it affects animals in...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, I. R.; Albuquerque, Á. H. de; Macedo, H. J. R.; Barboza, G. C.; Albuquerque, B. F. de; Feitosa, A. S.; Freitas, V. M. de L.; Ferraz, R. E. de O.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2017, 11, 10, pp 986-990
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Background and Aim: Lumbosacral intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) in cats usually develops concurrent with constipation, spondylosis deformans, and sacralization. However, the prevalence of lumbar IVDD in cats was considered low, and there was less information on the incidence of non-traumatic...

Author(s)
Thanaboonnipat, C.; Kumjumroon, K.; Boonkwang, K.; Tangsutthichai, N.; Sukserm, W.; Choisunirachon, N.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2021, 14, 2, pp 492-498
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate the management and long-term outcome of cats with pelvic fractures. Methods: Cats with pelvic fractures had their records and radiographs reviewed. Radiographs were reviewed for fracture configuration, implants and pelvic canal narrowing. Owners were ...

Author(s)
Meeson, R. L.; Geddes, A. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 1, pp 36-41
AbstractFull Text

Ginger, about one year old domestic shorthaired cat with paresis was reported with constipation. Enema and laxatives prior to presentation was not effective. On palpation of the abdomen, a long tubular mass was palpated in the left caudal abdomen. Radiographic diagnosis of the megacolon was made...

Author(s)
Thotta Narasimhalu Ganesh; Munoz, K.; Hosein, A.; Auguste, T.; Mootoo, N.; Legall, C.
Publisher
Department Of Veterinary Services, Malaysia, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Citation
Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 9, 2, pp 148-153
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Background: The management of malunion of pelvic fracture and its complications may require from conservative to surgical methods, depending on the severity and temporal evolution. Thus, the aim of this present report is to describe the treatments adopted in a cat with severe pelvic stenosis. Case: ...

Author(s)
Scorsato, P. S.; Rahal, S. C.; Teixeira, T. L.; Scorsato, M. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Symphyseal distraction osteotomy (SDO) with a polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) spacer is an effective surgical treatment for cats with pelvic stenosis. This study reports the successful treatment of urethral obstruction due to ischiocavernosus muscle (IM) tension after SDO with a PMMA spacer. A...

Author(s)
Roh YoonHo; Kim JeongNam; Byun PillMoo; Kim DaeHyun; Jeong SeongMok; Lee HaeBeom
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 8, 10,
Abstract

Case summary: A 5-year-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat was presented to our referral centre with a 13 month history of chronic tenesmus due to malunion of the right caudal iliac body. Constipation and pelvic canal stenosis were initially addressed by the referring veterinarian with a right ...

Author(s)
García-Pertierra, S.; Gonzàlez-Gasch, E.; CataláPuyol, C.; Closa Boixeda, J. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 2, pp 2055116917725222

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