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Feline dysautonomia is a rare autonomic neuropathy of unknown cause, that has already been reported in Europe, the United States and Brazil. Cats usually show nonspecific clinical signs that are associated with autonomic dysfunction of the nervous system. The diagnosis is based on the clinical...

Author(s)
Schaefer, G. da C.; Gerardi, D. G.; Castro, N. B.; Guimarães, L. L. B.; Sonne, L.; Costa, F. V. A. da
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
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Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2016, 44, Supplement, pp 173
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This report describes two cases of feline hypertrophic osteopathy (HO) associated with congenital megaesophagus (ME). The diagnosis was based upon case history, physical examination, radiography and laboratory investigations. The clinical signs of both cats included; regurgitation, weakness and...

Author(s)
Abu-Seida, A. M.; Torad, F. A.; Hassan, E. A.; Ali, K. M.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
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Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2020, 71, 3, pp 2413-2418
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Objective: To report the clinical characteristics, types of vascular ring anomalies (VRA), operative findings, complications, and survival after surgical treatment of cats with VRA. Study design: Retrospective, multi-institutional case series. Animals: Client- or shelter-owned cats presenting to...

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Bascuñán, A.; Regier, P. J.; Case, J. B.; Ameet Singh; Balsa, I.; Flanders, J.; Thieman-Mankin, K.; Ham, K. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
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Veterinary Surgery, 2020, 49, 2, pp 265-273
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This paper reports on teo cases of esophageal diverticum, in the first case, a feline male, mixed breed, with 40 days of life was seen with complaint of postprandial regurgitation that was repeated at each meal. On physical examination, the animal was below ideal weight, apathetic, with pale mucosa ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, T. N. de A.; Veloso, J. F.; Rocha, P. dos S.; Lacerda, P. D.; Carlos, R. S. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
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Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 249
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This paper aims at the presentation of an important disorder of esophagus, most common in dogs and less frequently recognized in cats. Megaesophagus is the chronic dilation and atony of the body of esophagus. It is usually associated with asynchronous function of the organ and the caudal esophagus...

Author(s)
Jankowski, M.; Głuszyńska, A.; Spuzak, J.; Kubiak, K.; Glińska-Suchocka, K.; Borusewicz, P.; Grzegory, M.; Bąkowska, J.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
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Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 4, pp 320-323
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Case summary: A 5-month-old cat was evaluated for a 3 week history of cough, nasal discharge, decreased appetite and weight loss. Musculoskeletal examination was normal and serum creatine kinase (CK) activity was within the reference interval. The cat was treated during the next 10 months for...

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Bouillon, J.; Taylor, S. M.; Vargo, C.; Lange, M.; Zwicker, L. A.; Sukut, S. L.; Guo, L. T.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 1-2055116919856457
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A 6-month-old male domestic shorthair cat was presented for a 3-month history of dysphagia and upper respiratory signs. The cat was diagnosed with a generalized megaesophagus secondary to a large nasopharyngeal polyp that extended into the cervical esophagus. The polyp was removed by traction and a ...

Author(s)
Byron, J. K.; Shadwick, S. R.; Bennett, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2010, 12, 4, pp 322-324
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A six-month-old female cat suffered aspiration of an abundant amount of barium sulfate during a radiographic procedure for the diagnosis of megaesophagus. Latero-lateral contrast radiography revealed severe dilation of the thoracic esophagus cranial to the base of the heart. Persistence of the...

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Barrera-Zarate, J. A.; Paiva, B. A.; Ferreira, D. P.; Alves, F. S.; Sato, J. P. H.; Guedes, R. M. C.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 5, pp 1453-1458
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Megaesophagus is characterized by an esophageal dilation with commitment of its peristalsis. This study reports a case of megaesophagus secondary to esophageal stricture in a cat, Siamese, 1 year old, with a history of refractory chronic regurgitation treatment. The animal had repeated vomiting...

Author(s)
Alves, E. G. L.; Oliveira, A. L. C.; Stacciarini, M. S.; Araujo, L. A. R.; Rodrigues, A. C. N.; Rosado, I. R.
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Fundacao Educacional de Ituverava, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Nucleus Animalium, 2016, 8, 2, pp 101-108
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These proceedings contain 21 articles from various experts on animal husbandry, animal health and animal and human food hygiene. Topics included are: invasion of parafasciolopsosis in elks in Latvia; pheno- and genotypic characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolated from cattle hides in...

Author(s)
Valdovska, A.
Publisher
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Dzīvnieki. Veselība. Pārtikas higiena. Konferences "Veterinārmedicīnas zinātnes un prakses aktualitātes" RAKSTI, Jelgava, Latvia, 24 novembrī 2017, 2017, pp 61 pp.

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