Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Cats Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England

O’Neill D.G., Church D.B., Mcgreevy P.D., et al. Vet J, 2014.    Improved understanding of absolute and relative prevalence values for common feline disorders could support clinicians when listing differential diagnoses and also assist prioritisation of breeding, research and health … Read More

Feline Hyperthyroidism Reported in Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England: Prevalence, Associated Factors and Spatial Distribution

Stephens M.J., Neill D.G., Church D.B., et al. Vet Rec, 2014.    Feline hyperthyroidism is a commonly diagnosed endocrinopathy that can have a substantial deleterious impact on the welfare of affected cats. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence, associated … Read More

The Effect of Chinese Rhubarb, Rheum Officinale, with and without Benazepril on the Progression of Naturally Occurring Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Hanzlicek A.S., Roof C.J., Sanderson M.W., et al.   J Vet Intern Med, 2014. 28(4): p.1221-8.   BACKGROUND: Renal fibrosis is common in progressive kidney disease. Transforming growth factors beta (TGF-beta) are important mediators of all types of fibrosis, including … Read More

Pharmacokinetics of Total Thyroxine after Repeated Oral Administration of Levothyroxine Solution and Its Clinical Efficacy in Hypothyroid Dogs

Van Dijl I.C., Le Traon G., Van De Meulengraaf B.D., et al.   J Vet Intern Med, 2014. 28(4): p.1229-34.   BACKGROUND: Oral levothyroxine (l-T4 ) supplementation is commonly used to treat hypothyroid dogs. OBJECTIVES: Investigate the plasma profile and … Read More

Effect on Renal Function of Restoration of Euthyroidism in Hyperthyroid Cats with Iatrogenic Hypothyroidism

Williams T.L., Elliott J. and Syme H.M.   J Vet Intern Med, 2014. 28(4): p.1251-5.   BACKGROUND: Iatrogenic hypothyroidism is associated with an increased incidence of azotemia after treatment of hyperthyroidism, and decreased survival time in azotemic hyperthyroid cats. HYPOTHESIS: … Read More

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