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Background: Understanding the efficacy and safety profile of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in feline epilepsy is a crucial consideration for managing this important brain disease. However, there is a lack of information about the treatment of feline epilepsy and therefore a systematic review was...

Author(s)
Charalambous, M.; Pakozdy, A.; Bhatti, S. F. M.; Volk, H. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 64, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

Practical relevance: Seizures are one of the most common neurological problems recognized in cats, affecting approximately 1-3% of the general population. Treatment options and prognosis are closely related to the underlying cause, so it is important that veterinarians are familiar with the...

Author(s)
Hazenfratz, M.; Taylor, S. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 9, pp 825-834
Abstract

Epileptic seizures are the most common neurological disorder in the clinical setting. Their etiology is multifactorial and is mainly divided into structural, reactive and idiopathic epilepsy. Structural epilepsy can be caused by vascular events, inflammatory conditions (encephalitis), traumatic...

Author(s)
Baka, R. D.; Polizopoulou, Z. S.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2019, 70, 4, pp 1749-1756
Abstract

Practical relevance: Seizures are one of the most common neurologic problems recognized in cats, affecting approximately 1-3% of the general population. Treatment options and prognosis are closely related to the underlying cause, so it is important that veterinarians are familiar with the...

Author(s)
Hazenfratz, M.; Taylor, S. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 9, pp 811-823
Abstract

Objectives: Currently, there are no published randomised, controlled veterinary trials evaluating the efficacy of antiepileptic medication in the treatment of myoclonic seizures. Myoclonic seizures are a hallmark of feline audiogenic seizures (FARS). Methods: This prospective, randomised,...

Author(s)
Lowrie, M.; Thomson, S.; Bessant, C.; Sparkes, A.; Harvey, R. J.; Garosi, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 2, pp 200-206
Abstract

Introduction: Epilepsy is one of the most frequent ailments in feline neurology. Phenobarbital is the most common anticonvulsant used to treat feline epilepsy, but many other drugs have been tested. We report a study to detect oral treatment options for idiopathic epilepsy and to compare the...

Author(s)
Mikscha, R.; Liebhart, A.; Pakozdy, A.
Publisher
Fairdrucker GmbH, Purkersdorf, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2015, 102, 1/2, pp 38-56
Abstract

A 7-year-old neutered female domestic shorthaired cat born in Poland and then moved to Japan presented to the local clinic with recent onset of convulsive cluster seizures and status epilepticus. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed bilateral swelling of the hippocampus with T2 hyperintensity and...

Author(s)
Hasegawa, D.; Ohnishi, Y.; Koyama, E.; Matsunaga, S.; Ohtani, S.; Nakanishi, A.; Shiga, T.; Chambers, J. K.; Uchida, K.; Yokoi, N.; Fukata, Y.; Fukata, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 3, pp 1440-1445
Abstract

Case summary: An 11-month-old female neutered domestic shorthair cat presented for further investigation of a 1 month history of generalised tonic-clonic seizures. Physical examination revealed microphthalmia of the left eye and right-sided hemiparesis. MRI of the brain and cranial neck was...

Author(s)
Woerde, D. J.; Hoffmann, K. L.; Brown, N. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918783147
Abstract

A 4-month-old cat with epileptic seizures and nasal discharge was presented, and diagnosed with intranasal meningoencephalocele based on the clinical symptoms and findings of CT and MRI. As liquorrhea was suspected, the meningoencephalocele was surgically excised and the postoperative course was...

Author(s)
Nozue, Y.; Yamazaki, M.; Nakata, K.; Nakano, Y.; Yuki, G.; Kimata, A.; Kamishina, H.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, August,
Abstract

A four-year-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat was presented with a 48-hour history of cluster of generalised tonic-clonic seizures. General examination revealed craniofacial and eye abnormalities, which were reported since birth. Epileptic seizure activity was controlled with parenteral...

Author(s)
Boccanera, C.; Stabile, F.; Corvi, R.; Mariscoli, M.; Mandara, M. T.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 1, pp e000416

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