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Fluid therapy selection is an important consideration for managing hemodynamically unstable patients. When working with reptiles, limited information is available for species-specific osmolality. A further understanding of reptile fluid balance and plasma osmolality is needed to select the most...

Author(s)
Perry, S. M.; Acierno, M. J.; Mitchell, M. A.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 31, 1, pp 36-42
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Background: The vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy system has been used as a noninvasive wound management technique for shell damage in Chelonians. These animals are excellent candidates for VAC therapy because of their unique shell anatomy consists of dermal bones, which make bandage placement...

Author(s)
Monteiro, L. H.; Silva, S. K. S. M. da; Benarrós, M. S. C.; Albuquerque Lopes, C. T. de; Domingues, S. F. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 623,
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Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacterium that belongs to the microbiota of snakes, but it may also be an opportunistic pathogen and contaminate humans through fecal contact, bites, and injuries. In snakes, this microorganism may present high pathogenicity at certain conditions and have...

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Martins, N. B.; Ferreira, L. A. R.; Queiroz, C. L.; Buiatte, A. B. G.; Lima, A. M. C.; Souza, R. R. de; Oliveira, W. J.; Santos, A. L. Q.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 615,
Abstract

A 5-yr-old female Argentine black and white tegu (Salvator merianae) was presented for a lack of fecal output, anorexia, and lethargy. Several weeks prior the tegu underwent a rapid diet change to whole rodents. Computed tomography revealed a mineral-dense calculus in the distal colon, causing...

Author(s)
Epstein, J. J.; Doss, G.; Yaw, T.; Mans, C.; Ferreira, T. H.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 30, 1/2, pp 21-27
Abstract

A 5-year-old female red-tailed boa (Boa constrictor imperator) was presented for abnormal neurologic behavior. Ultrasound examination revealed an enlarged liver, with rounded margins and hypoechoic areas. A complete snake virus polymerase chain reaction (PCR) profile was performed together with...

Author(s)
Giuseppe, M. di; Oliveri, M.; Morici, M.; Rossi, G.; Spadola, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2017, 26, 2, pp 96-100
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The administration of appropriate fluid therapy to injured wildlife cases is the cornerstone of the successful treatment of shock. Fluid therapy, in an injured animal, can dramatically improve the likelihood of survival. This presentation will give a brief overview of the physiology of shock and...

Author(s)
Nitesh Kumar
Publisher
North-East Veterinarian, Guwahati, India
Citation
North-East Veterinarian, 2014, 14, 2, pp 11-14
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The standardisation of protocols and discussion of therapeutic procedures in the rehabilitation of turtles affected by oil spills are necessary to optimise the recovery time and increase the chances of survival of these animals. This study aimed at reporting the processes adopted for the...

Author(s)
Oliveira, R.; Attademo, F.; Galvincio, JS. JS.; Freire, A.; Silva, AS. AS.; Pires, J.; Lima, L.; Aguiar, J.; Moreira, AB. AB.; Melo, L.; Gavilan, SA. SA.; Lima, SA. SA.; Lima, MA. MA.; Silva, F.; Oliveira, MF. MF.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2021, 66, 7, pp 313-319
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A three-year-old adult female albino gravid Python bivittatus was presented with a complaint of egg retention. It laid one slug egg 48 hours earlier and no oviposition noticed after. The python was very restless and was moving a lot in the enclosure. Physical examination and palpation showed a...

Author(s)
Govendan, P. N.; Kurniawan, L. K. L.; Raharjo, S.
Publisher
Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesia Medicus Veterinus, 2019, 8, 3, pp 283-288
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Author(s)
Mayer, J.; Huang, J.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2018, 8, 6, pp 68-71
Abstract

Objective: To present the results of clinical, surgical, and histopathologic procedures and how these were compared with the initial presumptive clinical diagnosis in a corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) presenting with subspectacular fluid opacity; and to improve upon currently established...

Author(s)
Cleymaet, A. M.; Ehrhart, E. J.; Sadar, M. J.; Johnston, M.; Wotman, K.; Henriksen, M. de L.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 4, pp 754-759

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