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Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effects of intramuscular medetomidine and xylazine on tear flow in healthy cats. Methods: Five cats each received medetomidine 10, 20, 40 and 80 µg/kg IM; xylazine 1.0, 2.0, 4.0 and 8.0 mg/kg IM; and physiological saline (2.0 ml IM) in a randomised...

Author(s)
Kanda, T.; Shimizu, Y.; Hanazono, C.; Maki, S.; Maeta, N.; Itoi, T.; Furumoto, K.; Okamura, Y.; Itoh, Y.; Furukawa, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 8, pp 788-792
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OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of imidazoline and nonimidazoline α-adrenergic agents on aggregation of feline platelets. SAMPLE Blood samples from 12 healthy adult cats. PROCEDURES: In 7 experiments, the effects of 23 imidazoline and nonimidazoline α-adrenoceptor agonists or antagonists on...

Author(s)
Matsukawa, T.; Hikasa, Y.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2020, 81, 2, pp 159-171
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Objectives: The objectives were to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK) of subcutaneous (SC) and intravenous (IV) dolasetron and the pharmacodynamics (PD) of SC dolasetron in healthy cats. Methods: Five cats with unremarkable complete blood count, serum biochemistry and urinalyses were utilized. In...

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Herndon, A. K.; Quimby, J. M.; Sieberg, L. G.; Davis, L.; Caress, A. L.; Ligas, S.; Hansen, R. J.; Wittenburg, L. A.; Gustafson, D. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 8, pp 721-727
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Objectives: The objectives were to compare two different sedative combinations, xylazine-ketamine and dexmedetomidine-ketamine, for the short electroretinography (ERG) protocol and their impact on sedative effect, reversal times and physiological variables in cats. Methods: Six healthy spayed...

Author(s)
Sole, M. J. del; Nejamkin, P.; Cavilla, V.; Schaiquevich, P.; Moreno, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 2, pp 172-178
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Objective: To determine the effectiveness of xylazine for the induction of emesis in cats that were suspected of ingesting potentially toxic substances or foreign objects. Design: Retrospective study. Setting: Private emergency and specialty referral hospital. Animals: Forty-eight client-owned cats ...

Author(s)
Thies, M.; Bracker, K.; Sinnott, V.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2017, 27, 6, pp 658-661
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate and compare IM administration of xylazine hydrochloride and dexmedetomidine hydrochloride for the induction of emesis in cats. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. ANIMALS: 47 cats with a history of suspected ingestion of a toxic substance or foreign material between June 2007...

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Willey, J. L.; Julius, T. M.; Claypool, S. P. A.; Clare, M. C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2016, 248, 8, pp 923-928
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Objective - To compare the use of dexmedetomidine hydrochloride, xylazine hydrochloride, and hydrogen peroxide for emesis induction in cats. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 43 client-owned cats for which emesis induction was attempted because of known or suspected toxicant ingestion...

Author(s)
Thawley, V. J.; Drobatz, K. J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 247, 12, pp 1415-1418
Abstract

Semen banking of domestic cats and wild felids represents a vital resource for their long-term conservation, but current methods require access to advanced training and specialized equipment. A newer method of semen collection, urethral catheterization of medetomidine-treated cats, allows recovery...

Author(s)
Swanson, W. F.; Bateman, H. L.; Vansandt, L. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, s2, pp 255-260
Abstract

This study was conducted to evaluate the anaesthetic and physiological effects of tiletamine-zolazepam-xylazine-tramadol (TZXT) combination in cats undergoing surgical sterilization. A total of 20, 13.3±2.5 months old, with a body weight of 2.4±0.2 kg, male cats were used in the experiment. Cats...

Author(s)
Li Lin; Dong Jing; He JianBin; Cui JiXian; Yu XueWu; Tan DeZhan; Fan HongGang
Publisher
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brno, 2015, 84, 2, pp 181-185
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate allometric scaling for ketamine-xylazine (KX) anesthesia in wild felids using domestic cats for reference. Study design: Prospective single-phase non-blinded study. Animals: Six domestic cats and 13 wild felids (five Leopardus pardalis, five Puma concolor, one Panthera onca...

Author(s)
Carregaro, A. B.; Freitas, G. C.; Bisetto, S. P.; Xavier, N. V.; Sterzo, E. V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2016, 43, 3, pp 338-342

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