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Case summary: A 3-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair cat developed a fever 1 week after starting the anticonvulsant phenobarbital. A diagnostic work-up for seizures and subsequent onset of fever of unknown origin, consisting of MRI of the brain, cerebrospinal fluid analysis and infectious...

Author(s)
Djani, D. M.; Draper, W. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 7-2055116919830214
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CASE DESCRIPTION: A 2-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair cat was evaluated for sudden onset of cluster seizures. CLINICAL FINDINGS: At an emergency clinic, the cat had hyperimmunoglobulinemia and thrombocytopenia. On referral, treatment with levetiracetam, zonisamide, and phenobarbital...

Author(s)
Collinet, A.; Sammut, V.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 251, 12, pp 1457-1461
Abstract

Background: Repeated oral administration of antiepileptic drugs can be challenging for cat owners, resulting in reduced compliance, poor seizure control, and reduced quality of life for cats. Levetiracetam (LEV) has several properties that make it an appealing drug for transdermal application....

Author(s)
Smith, C.; Heller, H. L. B.; Reif, N.; Hesteren, M. van; Reinhart, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 2, pp 827-830
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Case summary: A 14-month-old male castrated domestic shorthair cat, which 2 months prior to presentation underwent hindlimb amputation following a road traffic accident, presented for investigation of four suspected generalised tonic-clonic seizures. Neurological examination was unremarkable....

Author(s)
Nye, G. J.; Major, A. C.; Liebel, F. X.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 27-2055116919853898
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This study aimed to describe the signalment, clinical signs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis, treatment, and outcome of feline meningoencephalomyelitis of unknown origin (FMUO). Medical records from 16 cats meeting the inclusion criteria of CSF...

Author(s)
Negrin, A.; Spencer, S.; Cherubini, G. B.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 58, 10, pp 1073-1080
Abstract

Background: Epilepsy is one of the most common diseases in feline neurology. Phenobarbital is the most frequently used anticonvulsant for feline epilepsy, but many other drugs have been already tested. Objectives: The objective of the present work is to analyse peroral antiepileptic treatment...

Author(s)
Pákozdy, Á.; Mikscha, R.; Jerzsete, Á.
Publisher
NAKVI, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2017, 139, 3, pp 143-156
Abstract

Objective: To discuss current anticonvulsant drug options and advances in treatment of status epilepticus (SE) and to review the prognosis associated with SE. Treatment: When treating a patient with SE, the main goals are to halt seizure activity, prevent further seizures, identify the cause of the ...

Author(s)
Golubovic, S. B.; Rossmeisl, J. H., Jr.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2017, 27, 3, pp 288-300
Abstract

Objective: To review current knowledge of the etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, and consequences of status epilepticus (SE) in veterinary patients. Data Sources: Human and veterinary literature, including clinical and laboratory research and reviews. Etiopathogenesis: Status epilepticus is a common...

Author(s)
Golubovic, S. B.; Rossmeisl, J. H., Jr.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2017, 27, 3, pp 278-287
Abstract

The aim of this study was to establish the effect and results of lipid emulsions treatment in cats pyrethroid poisoning. The cause of intoxication was the application of canine permethrin spot-on product (Advantix) or Cyper-Vet and Superkiller by the owners to cats. Other source of contamination...

Author(s)
Amfim, A.; Simion, V. E.; Pârvu, M.
Publisher
Asociația Generală a Medicilor Veterinari din România, București, Romania
Citation
Revista Română de Medicină Veterinară, 2017, 27, 3, pp 21-26
Abstract

Introduction: Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic diseases of feline patients. Phenobarbital is the most common anticonvulsant used for treating feline epilepsy, but several other suitable drugs are available. The objectives of this paper are a discussion of the oral treatment options for ...

Author(s)
Mikscha, R.; Liebhart, A.; Pákozdy, Á.
Publisher
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Paris, France
Citation
European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2016, 26, 4, pp 32-49

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