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A 21-month-old male Border Collie presented to emergency service after a generalised tonic-clonic seizure. He received desmopressin acetate (1-Desamino-8-D-Arginin-Vasopressin, DDAVP) intraconjunctivally and intranasally for treatment of suspected central diabetes insipidus (DI) for a year, but ...

Author(s)
Plickert, H. D.; Pagitz, M.; Luckschander-Zeller, N.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 3, pp e000606
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate mean corpuscular volume difference (dMCV) as a marker for hypertonicity induced by water deprivation in dogs. ANIMALS: 5 healthy Greyhounds maintained in a research colony. PROCEDURES: Water was withheld for 24 hours. Blood and urine samples were collected before (time 0) and ...

Author(s)
Reinhart, J. M.; Yancey, M. R.; Pohlman, L. M.; Schermerhorn, T.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015, 76, 2, pp 170-173
AbstractFull Text

Background: Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare endocrine disorder in dogs altering the mechanism of retention and excretion of water, with concomitant polyuria and polydipsia (PU/PD), and low urine specific gravity. The water deprivation test followed by response to application of desmopressin is...

Author(s)
Valandro, M. A.; Pietro, A. de; Martins, D. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2013, 41, Suppl. 1, pp 22
Abstract

Background: Hypohydration causes transient echocardiographic changes in pigs, dogs, humans, and cats. These changes mask the diagnosis of some cardiac diseases (valvular regurgitation, dilated cardiomyopathy) and promote the diagnosis of others (hypertropic cardiomyopathy and infiltrative disease), ...

Author(s)
Underwood, C.; Norton, J. L.; Nolen-Walston, R. D.; Dallap-Schaer, B. L.; Boston, R.; Slack, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2011, 25, 3, pp 563-569
Abstract

STEP 1: Confirm the polyuria-polydipsia. STEP 2: Case history and anamnesis. * Breed and sexual predisposition * Anamnesis. STEP 3: Clinical examination. STEP 4: Initial test. * Orientation tests - Haemogram - Blood-biochemistry and electrolyte values - Urinalysis * More specific examinations. STEP ...

Author(s)
Robin, É.; Benchekroun, G.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2014, 45, Special, pp 66-71
Abstract

A review on the details of the different protocols for the following diagnostic techniques and methods for tracing endocrine disorders in dogs and cats namely: CRH-stimulation test, GHRH-stimulation test, combined pituitary function test, urine osmolality, modified water deprivation test,...

Author(s)
Rijnberk, A.; Kooistra, H. S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Clinical endocrinology of dogs and cats: an illustrated text, 2010, Ed.2, pp 305-314
Abstract

A 12-year-old spayed female Yorkshire terrier dog was presented with two-weeks history of lethargy, mental dullness and polydipsia. Neurologic examination revealed proprioceptive defect of all limbs and loss of swallowing gag reflex. The dog revealed persistent dehydration, hypernatremia,...

Author(s)
Lee KyoIm; Park HeeMyung
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Daejon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Veterinary Research, 2011, 51, 4, pp 319-323
Abstract

Measurement of plasma osmolality (Posm) and plasma vasopressin (VP) concentration in response to hypertonicity is regarded as the gold standard for the assessment of VP release in polyuric conditions. Yet the interpretation of the VP curve as a function of Posm may be hampered by the occurrence of...

Author(s)
Vonderen, I. K. van; Wolfswinkel, J.; Oosterlaken-Dijksterhuis, M. A.; Rijnberk, A.; Kooistra, H. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2004, 27, 1, pp 1-12
Abstract

A case of central diabetes insipidus in a 9-year-old female dog in Brazil [date not given] is described. The dog presented intermittent polyuria and polydipsia in the past 18 months. In the clinical examination, complete blood count, alanine transaminase, alkaline phosphatase, BUN, creatinine,...

Author(s)
Schmidt, C.; Emanuelli, M. P.; Cargnelutti, J. F.; Wolkmer, P.; Salbrego, F. Z.; Lopes, S. T. dos A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2009, 39, 3, pp 922-925
Abstract

A review on the diagnosis of the polyuria-polydipsia syndrome in small animals is presented. Themes referred to the aetiology, pathogenesis, symptoms, treatment and therapeutic alternatives of this syndrome are revised. Diagnostic importance of plasmatic and urinary osmolality determination and...

Author(s)
Coppo, J. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Citation
Revista Veterinaria, 2009, 20, 2, pp 146-153

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