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Objectives: Constipation is a common complaint in cats presenting to the emergency room and can become a frustrating recurrent condition. Despite widespread anecdotal reports of risk factors for constipation, at the time of writing there have been no studies supporting these associations or...

Author(s)
Benjamin, S. E.; Drobatz, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 2, pp 153-160
Abstract

Combination chemotherapy is standard care for feline lymphoma, although clinically relevant improvements in remission duration are unlikely to result from manipulations of chemotherapy agents alone. Lymphopoietic tissues generally are sensitive to radiation, and support for chemoradiotherapy as a ...

Author(s)
Williams, L. E.; Pruitt, A. F.; Thrall, D. E.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2010, 51, 6, pp 681-687
Abstract

Treatment variation in medicine may be driven by evidence gaps, clinician factors, and patient preferences. Although well-documented in human medicine, variation in clinical management is relatively unexplored in veterinary practice. Clinical vignette questionnaires were administered to a cross...

Author(s)
White, C. N.; Jones, G.; Baker, S.; Dean, R. S.; Brennan, M. L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 5, 2, pp 54
Abstract

Background: Chronic renal failure is complicated by secondary hyperparathyroidism, which traditionally has been controlled by dietary restriction of phosphorus and administration of phosphorus binders. Early treatment of patients with chronic renal failure with calcitriol may be indicated because...

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Hostutler, R. A.; DiBartola, S. P.; Chew, D. J.; Nagode, L. A.; Schenck, P. A.; Rajala-Schultz, P. J.; Drost, W. T.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2006, 20, 6, pp 1307-1313
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Feline hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder in cats. Cats may not reach disease control and/or have side effects with medical therapy. Thyroidectomy is a definitive treatment and the only option when radioactive iodine is not available. Extracapsular thyroidectomy with...

Author(s)
Corgozinho, K. B.; Cunha, S. C. dos S.; Silva, K. V. G. C. da; Pimenta, A. L. P.; Siqueira, R.; Ferreira, A. M. R.; Souza, H. J. M. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2014, 42, pp 1227
Abstract

When choosing a method of fracture repair, patient considerations (such as age, weight, overall general health), type of fracture and the ability of the owner to perform postoperative care, and the financial status of the owner should all be carefully considered. For various reasons that may or may ...

Author(s)
Oster, E.; Banković, T.; Pećin, M.
Publisher
Veterinarski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinar, 2019, 57, 1, pp 9-14
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Background: Intraluminal thrombosis of central venous catheters used for renal replacement therapy (RRT) decreases the ability to provide adequate treatment. Alteplase is a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator that has been used to improve the function of catheters used for RRT in humans....

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Langston, C.; Eatroff, A.; Poeppel, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2014, 28, 2, pp 270-276
Abstract

Dyspnoea and tachypnoea can be caused by life-threatening diseases and a timely and accurate diagnosis which allows relief of symptoms and definite treatment is desirable. Congestive heart failure is one of the differential diagnoses. The accurate diagnosis can be challenging, particularly in cats. ...

Author(s)
Fonfara, S.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2014, 69, 10, pp 428-432
Abstract

Objective - To determine clinical characteristics, treatments, and outcome in dogs and cats evaluated after submersion in freshwater. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 25 dogs and 3 cats. Procedures - Medical records were reviewed for signalment; causes, location, and month of...

Author(s)
Heffner, G. G.; Rozanski, E. A.; Beal, M. W.; Boysen, S.; Powell, L.; Adamantos, S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2008, 232, 2, pp 244-248
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate clinical, laboratory, imaging and pathological findings of pet rabbits with azotemia (plasma creatinine concentration >166 µmol/l) and to differentiate prerenal, renal [acute renal failure (ARE) and chronic renal failure (CRF)] and post renal azotemia using several...

Author(s)
Madel, A.
Publisher
Mensch & Buch Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Untersuchungen zur Azotämie bei Heimtierkaninchen - Eine retro- und prospektive Studie, 2016, pp vi + 256 pp.

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