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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 20, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
Antiepileptic drug dosages are incorrect.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 03, 2012
A study investigated the utility of this anticonvulsant.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2012
Discover new strategies for instituting antiepileptic drug therapy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2012
Discover how to pinpoint the underlying cause of this condition and administer appropriate treatment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2012
Dr. Mark Epstein looks at what can result in this maladaptive pain state in veterinary patients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2011
When a cat experiences seizures that do not impact the entire body, this may indicate changes in the hippocampus of the cat's brain.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The overall aim when approaching neurological problems is essentially the same as with any clinical problem.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The vestibular system is essential in maintaining balance and preventing the animal falling over by keeping and adapting the position of the eyes, head and body with respect to gravity.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Status epilepticus is a danger to the patient and a treatment challenge for the clinician. Although no evidence exists to indicate that early initiation of appropriate treatment improves the outcome in dogs with seizures, such evidence does exist for human medicine and remains an important basic tenet of treatment.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Seizures are a common problem in veterinary medicine. Control of canine epilepsy is only possible in up to 70 – 80 % of cases on phenobarbitone (PB).
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The hallmark of CNS inflammation is infiltration of peripheral blood leukocytes into the neuroparenchyma and its coverings, resulting in various types of encephalitis and/or meningitis, and sometimes associated with altered vascular integrity that leads to edema.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Generally, the underlying causes of neurological abnormalities of the head and face are similar whichever nerve (or nucleus) is affected, but, in addition, there are a few conditions that are specific to, or more commonly affect, certain nerves.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2011
Early identification is key in this widespread neurologic disease.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2011
From the 2011 ACVIM Forum: A new treatment for epileptic dogs?