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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
A 9-year-old neutered male domestic shorthaired cat had been presented to the referring veterinarian for evaluation of lethargy and weight loss.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Last summer, an epizootic of paraquat poisoning caused the deaths of at least seven dogs in Portland, Ore. This epizootic is evidence that this type of poisoning remains a current problem in companion-animal practice in North America.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Local anesthesia and regional anesthetic nerve blocks have been used for decades in human dentistry, but incorporating intraoral regional anesthetic blocks into veterinary dental and oral surgical procedures did not gain acceptance until the mid-1990s.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Performing vagal maneuvers on epileptic pets can help prevent or control seizures.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
When seemingly routine corneal ulcers in dogs fail to heal in a normal period (i.e. seven to 10 days), many veterinarians engage in musical chairs treatment, prescribing one topical antibiotic and then another.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Feline urinary problems can frustrate both owners and veterinarians. To help us discern whether the problem is medical or behavioral or due to litter box issues, we have the owners complete this form. Inappropriate housesoiling is often due to a combination of these issues, and this form helps us narrow in on the cause and correct it. --Maureen Owen, LVT Fishers, Ind.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
A 14-month-old intact male Doberman pinscher-mix was presented to Texas A&M University's Texas Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of chronic spinal pain and lameness.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious disease with a worldwide distribution in wild and domestic felids.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
The internal medicine service at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine requested a consultation on a 7-year-old intact male Boston terrier in which pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism had been diagnosed one month earlier.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
However, factors such as diet, medications and sample handling might also influence laboratory test values.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
In this prospective university study that used dogs from a local humane society, the authors developed a technique for laparoscopic ovariohysterectomy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
The authors of this study concluded that etodolac therapy should be discontinued before thyroid function testing in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
This study characterizes the clinicopathologic features in cats acutely obstructed, most for the first time, that were treated at an urban center.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
Neoplastic and idiopathic pericarditis are common causes of pericardial effusion, a highly morbid condition.