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Twenty entire female cats were randomly assigned to two groups of 10; the cats in one group underwent ovariohysterectomy by a midline approach and the cats in the other group by a flank approach. Cats were assessed for signs of pain and scores were assigned pre- and postoperatively. There was a tendency for the cats neutered by a flank approach to be in(More)
Ovine models are used to study intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration. The objective of the current study was to assess the naturally occurring age-related changes of the IVD that can be diagnosed by CT and MRI in the lumbar spine of sheep. We used CT and T2-weighted MR images to score the IVD (L6S1 to L1L2) in 41 sheep (age, 6 mo to 11 y) that were(More)
The records of 5736 general anaesthetics were reviewed to estimate the prevalence of, and identify the risk factors for, the development of regurgitation during anaesthesia in dogs. Regurgitation was defined as the observed passive passage of gastric contents into the oropharynx. Several variables were evaluated using univariable and multivariable logistic(More)