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.

Canine. Ghaffari S et al. A retrospective evaluation of doxorubicin-based chemotherapy for dogs with right atrial masses and pericardial effusion. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2014;55:254–257 [Web Reference] 22 Apr
Canine. Heikkilä HM et al. Intra-articular botulinum toxin A for the treatment of osteoarthritic joint pain in dogs: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial. The Veterinary Journal 2014;200:162–169 [Web Reference] 21 Apr
Equine. Whitton RC et al. Musculoskeletal injury rates in Thoroughbred racehorses following local corticosteroid injection. The Veterinary Journal 2014;200:71–76 [Web Reference] 21 Apr
Bovine. Hanthorn CJ et al. Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the pathogenicity of Bibersteinia trehalosi in respiratory disease among calves. BMC Veterinary Research 2014;10:89 [Web Reference] 19 Apr
Porcine. Kristensen CS et al. A field evaluation of two vaccines against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in pigs. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014;56:24 [Web Reference] 19 Apr
Equine. Raś A et al. Fertility after fetotomy: a clinical study focusing on heavy draft mares. Veterinary Record 2014;174:407 [Web Reference] 18 Apr
Canine. Oppenheimer N et al. Retrospective evaluation of the use of autologous blood-patch treatment for persistent pneumothorax in 8 dogs (2009–2012). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2014;24:215–220 [Web Reference] 17 Apr
Canine. Thomas EK et al. Presumptive cocaine toxicosis in 19 dogs: 2004–2012. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2014;24:201–207 [Web Reference] 17 Apr
Canine. Haworth MD et al. Diagnostic accuracy of the SNAP and Spec canine pancreatic lipase tests for pancreatitis in dogs presenting with clinical signs of acute abdominal disease. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2014;24:135–143 [Web Reference] 17 Apr
Feline. Oppliger S et al. Agreement of serum feline pancreas–specific lipase and colorimetric lipase assays with pancreatic ultrasonographic findings in cats with suspicion of pancreatitis: 161 cases (2008–2012). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2014;244:1060-1065 [Web Reference] 16 Apr
Equine. Fritz KL et al. Genetic risk factors for insidious equine recurrent uveitis in Appaloosa horses. Animal Genetics 2014;45:392–399 [Web Reference] 16 Apr
Bovine. Murgiano L et al.Deletion in the EVC2 Gene Causes Chondrodysplastic Dwarfism in Tyrolean Grey Cattle. PLoS ONE 2014;9:e94861 [Web Reference] 15 Apr
Ovine, Bovine. Knappe-Poindecker M et al. Cross-infection of virulent Dichelobacter nodosus between sheep and co-grazing cattle. Veterinary Microbiology 2014;170:375–382 [Web Reference] 12 Apr
Equine. Findley JA et al. Outcome of horses with synovial structure involvement following solar foot penetrations in four UK veterinary hospitals: 95 cases. Equine Veterinary Journal 2014;46:352–357 [Web Reference] 10 Apr
Equine. Jacklin BD et al. A new technique for subtotal (cranial wedge) ostectomy in the treatment of impinging/overriding spinous processes: Description of technique and outcome of 25 cases. Equine Veterinary Journal 2014;46:339–344 [Web Reference] 10 Apr
Equine. Pirie RS. Recurrent airway obstruction: A review. Equine Veterinary Journal 2014;46:276–288 [Web Reference] 10 Apr
Feline. Wall R ed. BROADLINE®, a new topical endectocide formulation for cats. Veterinary Parasitology 2014;202:1-68 [Web Reference] 10 Apr
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