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OBJECTIVE To determine the cardiorespiratory and anesthetic effects of 2, 6, and 20 mg kg(-1) IV alfaxalone in hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (Alfaxan) in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Blinded four-way crossover randomized by dose. ANIMALS Eight healthy adult purpose-bred mixed breed dogs (four male, four female) weighing between 12 and 28 kg. METHODS Four (0,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the cardiorespiratory and anesthetic effects of 0, 5, 15, and 50 mg kg(-1) intravenous (IV) alfaxalone in hydroxypropyl beta cyclodextrin (Alfaxan; Jurox Pty Ltd, Rutherford, NSW, Australia) in cats. STUDY DESIGN Four treatments of alfaxalone were administered in sequential order. ANIMALS Eight healthy adult cats (four male; four(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of constant rate infusion of morphine, lidocaine, ketamine, and morphine-lidocaine-ketamine (MLK) combination on end-tidal isoflurane concentration (ET-Iso) and minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) in dogs anesthetized with isoflurane and monitor depth of anesthesia by use of the bispectral index (BIS). ANIMALS 6 adult(More)
Recently, we demonstrated that cholesterol gallstone-prone C57L/J mice rarely develop gallstones unless they are infected with certain cholelithogenic enterohepatic Helicobacter species. Because the common gastric pathogen H. pylori has been identified in the hepatobiliary tree of cholesterol gallstone patients, we wanted to ascertain if H. pylori is(More)
Serum zinc levels were estimated in different types of leprosy by means of the atomic absorption spectrophotometry method in 64 leprosy patients, comprising of tuberculoid tuberculoid (TT) (5), borderline tuberculoid (BT) (6), borderline borderline (BB) (10), borderline lepromatous (BL) (13), lepromatous lepromatous (LL) (14) and burnt-out leprosy (BO)(More)
The quality and duration of anaesthesia, cardiorespiratory effects and recovery characteristics of a morphine, medetomidine, ketamine (MMK) drug combination were determined in cats. Six healthy, adult female cats were administered 0.2 mg/kg morphine sulphate, 60 microg/kg medetomidine hydrochloride, and 5 mg/kg ketamine hydrochloride intramuscularly.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence of pain among dogs and cats examined as outpatients at a veterinary teaching hospital and characteristics of pain in dogs and cats with evidence of pain. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 1,153 dogs and 652 cats examined as outpatients at The Ohio State University during 2002. PROCEDURE A questionnaire was(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the quality and duration of anesthesia and the cardiopulmonary effects of a morphine, medetomidine, ketamine (MMK) combination administered intramuscularly (IM) to dogs. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive injectable anesthetic protocol evaluation. ANIMALS Eight intact adult Beagle dogs: five males, three females. METHODS The(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence and characteristics of pain in dogs and cats examined by an emergency service at a veterinary teaching hospital and evaluate the response of dogs and cats with signs of pain to analgesic treatment. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 317 dogs and 112 cats. PROCEDURE A questionnaire was used to categorize the(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of lactated Ringer's solution (LRS) with those of a physiologically balanced 6% hetastarch plasma expander administered to isoflurane-anesthetized dogs with hypotension induced by blood withdrawal. ANIMALS 12 healthy Beagles. PROCEDURE Blood was withdrawn from isoflurane-anesthetized dogs (volume withdrawn measured) to a(More)