New & Noteworthy

Some of the literature on the classification, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, prevention, and explanation of disease describes new disorders or has content of special interest to clinicians. The material below, selected from articles recently entered into Consultant, highlights New & Noteworthy information.

Equine. Peitzmeier MD. Outcome of medial patellar ligament desmoplasty for treatment of intermittent upward fixation of the patella in 24 horses (2005–2012). Can Vet J 2015;56:193–195 [Web Reference] 1 Aug
Equine. Vanderwall DK. Is it time to retire the use of intrauterine glass balls for estrus suppression in mares? Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2015;247:346-347 [Web Reference] 31 Jul
Canine. Wendelburg KM. Survival time of dogs with splenic hemangiosarcoma treated by splenectomy with or without adjuvant chemotherapy: 208 cases (2001–2012). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2015;247:393-403 [Web Reference] 31 Jul
Feline. Cameron S. Characteristics and Survival of 121 Cats Undergoing Excision of Intracranial Meningiomas (1994-2011). Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:772-776 [Web Reference] 30 Jul
New Disease, Bovine. Hanshaw D. Axonal Spheroid Accumulation In the Brainstem and Spinal Cord of A Young Angus Cow with Ataxia. Aust Vet J 2015;93:283-286 [Web Reference] 29 Jul
New Disease, Canine. Eminaga S. Presumed canine trigemino-abducens synkinesis in a dog. Veterinary Ophthalmology 2015;18:341-344 [Web Reference] 28 Jul
Feline. Fors S. Feline hippocampal and piriform lobe necrosis as a consequence of severe cluster seizures in two cats in Finland. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2015;57:41 [Web Reference] 27 Jul
Bovine. Yakobson B. Cattle rabies vaccination-A longitudinal study of rabies antibody titres in an Israeli dairy herd. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2015;121:170-175 [Web Reference] 27 Jul
Canine. Wagner B. Comparison of effectiveness of cefovecin, doxycycline, and amoxicillin for the treatment of experimentally induced early Lyme borreliosis in dogs. BMC Veterinary Research 2015;11:163 [Web Reference] 26 Jul
Bovine. Duricic D. Prophylaxis and therapeutic potential of ozone in buiatrics: Current knowledge. Animal Reproduction Science 2015;159:1-7 [Web Reference] 25 Jul
Canine. Fulkerson CM, Knapp DW. Management of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder in dogs: A review. The Veterinary Journal 2015;205:217-225 [Web Reference] 24 Jul
Equine. Wobeser BK, Duncan C eds. Equine Pathology and Laboratory Diagnostics. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice 2015;31:233-462 [Web Reference] 23 Jul
Bovine. Maxwell OJR. Effect of early lactation foot trimming in lame and non-lame dairy heifers: a randomised controlled trial. Veterinary Record 2015;177:100 [Web Reference] 23 Jul
Canine, Feline. Hammerle M. 2015 AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2015;51:205-221 [Web Reference] 22 Jul
Feline. Schreeg ME. Rapid High-Resolution Melt Analysis of Cytauxzoon felis Cytochrome b To Aid in the Prognosis of Cytauxzoonosis. J Clin Microbiol 2015;53:2517-2524 [Web Reference] 21 Jul
Feline. Nussbaum LK. Abdominal Ultrasound Examination Findings in 534 Hyperthyroid Cats Referred for Radioiodine Treatment Between 2007-2010. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015;29:1069-1073 [Web Reference] 21 Jul
Feline. Quimby JM. Chronic use of maropitant for the management of vomiting and inappetence in cats with chronic kidney disease: a blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2015;17:692-697 [Web Reference] 20 Jul
Feline. Yap FW. Femoral head and neck excision in cats: medium- to long-term functional outcome in 18 cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2015;17:704-710 [Web Reference] 20 Jul
Feline. Laguna F. Corneal grafting for the treatment of feline corneal sequestrum: a retrospective study of 18 eyes (13 cats). Veterinary Ophthalmology 2015;18:291-296 [Web Reference] 19 Jul
Feline. Jegou J-P, Tromeur F. Superficial keratectomy for chronic corneal ulcers refractory to medical treatment in 36 cats. Veterinary Ophthalmology 2015;18:335-340 [Web Reference] 19 Jul
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