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Zoo and wildlife practitioners are constantly exposed to persistent dangers during physical restraint of wild animals. Chemical immobilization in reptiles is unpredictable due to their ectothermic nature. This study aims to determine a safe and effective anesthetic protocol for immobilization in...

Author(s)
Adetunji, V. E.; Ogunsola, J.; Adeyemo, O. K.
Publisher
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Sokoto, Nigeria
Citation
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 17, 1, pp 78-81
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of different anesthetic drug combinations on the Caspian Pond turtles (Mauremys caspica). Subjects and Methods: Three groups of the Caspian Pond turtles (n=6) were anesthetized with three different drug combinations. Initially, a...

Author(s)
Adel, M.; Sadegh, A. B.; Arizza, V.; Abbasi, H.; Inguglia, L.; Saravi, H. N.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 2017, 49, 1, pp 93-97
Abstract

Objective: To describe the anaesthetic, physiological and side effects of intramuscular (IM) medetomidine and ketamine, followed by inhalational anaesthesia with sevoflurane, in Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus). Study design: Observational trial. Animals: Ten juvenile captive-bred Nile...

Author(s)
Monticelli, P.; Ronaldson, H. L.; Hutchinson, J. R.; Cuff, A. R.; d'Ovidio, D.; Adami, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2019, 46, 1, pp 84-89
Abstract

A prospective, randomized, crossover experimental pilot study was performed to compare the anesthetic quality and recovery times of intramuscular (IM) ketamine/medetomidine and S-ketamine/medetomidine in Testudo spp. Four adult male Hermann's tortoises (Testudo hermanni) and one adult male...

Author(s)
Bochmann, M.; Wenger, S.; Hatt, J. M.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 28, 1/2, pp 40-46
Abstract

To define a protocol of anesthesia for long-duration invasive surgery in a lizard, eight young adult Argentine tegus (Salvator merianae) of mean body weight 3.0 kg (interquartile range [IQR] 3.40-2.65) were anesthetized with a mixture of ketamine (K) and medetomidine (M) at 19°C, injected...

Author(s)
Barrillot, B.; Roux, J.; Arthaud, S.; Averty, L.; Clair, A.; Herrel, A.; Libourel, P. A.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018, 49, 2, pp 291-296
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether the sedative effects of a combination of dexmedetomidine and ketamine differed when it was administered IM in a hind limb versus a forelimb of leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius). DESIGN: Randomized crossover study. ANIMALS: 9 healthy adult leopard geckos....

Author(s)
Fink, D. M.; Doss, G. A.; Sladky, K. K.; Mans, C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 9, pp 1146-1150
Abstract

The immobilization properties and cardiopulmonary effects following intramuscular administration of one of two chemical immobilization agents were compared in the Haitian giant galliwasp (Celestus warreni) in a prospective, blinded, randomized controlled trial. Adult, clinically healthy galliwasps...

Author(s)
Kleinschmidt, L. M.; Hanley, C. S.; Sahrmann, J. M.; Padilla, L. R.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018, 49, 2, pp 283-290
Abstract

There is a paucity of published information regarding the mucosal absorption of anesthetic drugs in chelonians. The objective of this research investigation was to assess the usefulness of a dexmedetomidine and ketamine combination administered through the cloaca in a chelonian species, to provide...

Author(s)
Morici, M.; Interlandi, C.; Costa, G. L.; Giuseppe, M. di; Spadola, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2017, 26, 3, pp 188-191
Abstract

A retrospective review of sedation of lizards using dexmedetomidine-midazolam (DM) with or without ketamine administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously was performed. Forty-four sedation events, involving 25 individuals and 16 different species of lizards, were reviewed. Sedation was performed...

Author(s)
Budden, L.; Doss, G. A.; Clyde, V. L.; Mans, C.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 28, 1/2, pp 47-50
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This study sought to determine the actual dose of ketamine hydrochloride to be used to achieve surgical plane of anaesthesia in hissing sand snake (Psammophis sibilans). Ketamine hydrochloride was administered intravenously to the snakes at different doses based on their body weight, and some...

Author(s)
Abidoye, E. O.; Effiong, U.; Yusuf, P. O.; Ayo, J. O.; Fadason, S. T.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 38, 2, pp 178-182

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