Casey L. Anderson

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Imaging studies in humans with anal and rectal cancer indicate that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a more sensitive technique than abdominal ultrasound (AUS) for the detection of abdominal lymphadenopathy. The purpose of this retrospective study was to directly compare the efficacy of these two techniques in detecting abdominal lymphadenopathy in dogs(More)
INTRODUCTION Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a relatively uncommon complication after abdominal surgery. CASE REPORT We report an even more unusual case of PVT 10 days after an uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy, believed to be only the fourth reported case in the literature of this rare complication. CONCLUSION Albeit extremely rare, PVT should(More)
For 3 consecutive days cockroaches (Periplaneta americana) received escapable, inescapable, or no shock in an escape task. 24 hr. later minimum shock which initiated movement was identified. Reliably higher shocks were needed to initiate movement in the inescapably shocked roaches. In a second experiment the analgesia induced by inescapable shock was(More)
The effectiveness of intraaortic balloon counterpulsation is reduced frequently by arterial insufficiency following balloon insertion and occasionally by inability to pass the balloon centrally from a peripheral site. From a series of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization, a subgroup with increased likelihood of needing balloon counterpulsation can be(More)
BACKGROUND Metronomic chemotherapy with alkylating agents has been shown to suppress tumor angiogenesis and prevent tumor recurrence in some settings. The use of adjuvant lomustine (1-(2-chloroethyl)-3-cyclohexyl-1-nitrosourea) administered in a metronomic fashion has not been evaluated in dogs. HYPOTHESIS Oral metronomic administration of lomustine will(More)
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