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Survival of cats with naturally occurring chronic renal failure is related to severity of proteinuria.
BACKGROUND Tubulointerstitial kidney disease is a common cause of illness and death in pet cats and is typically not associated with overt proteinuria. HYPOTHESIS Proteinuria would be independentlyExpand
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Clinicopathological variables predicting progression of azotemia in cats with chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in geriatric cats, but often appears to be stable for long periods of time. OBJECTIVES To describe CKD progression and identify risk factors forExpand
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ACVIM consensus statement: Guidelines for the identification, evaluation, and management of systemic hypertension in dogs and cats
An update to the 2007 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) consensus statement on the identification, evaluation, and management of systemic hypertension in dogs and cats wasExpand
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Prevalence of systolic hypertension in cats with chronic renal failure at initial evaluation.
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence of systolic hypertension and associated risk factors in cats with chronic renal failure evaluated in first-opinion practice. DESIGN Prospective study. ANIMALSExpand
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Cardiovascular and renal manifestations of hyperthyroidism.
  • H. Syme
  • Medicine
  • The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
  • 1 July 2007
In the simplest terms, hyperthyroidism is the clinical syndrome that results from an excess of thyroid hormones. This review considers the effects of hyperthyroidism on the cardiovascular and renalExpand
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Evaluation of predictors for the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism in cats.
BACKGROUND In humans, subclinical hyperthyroidism is diagnosed when serum thyroid hormone concentrations are within the reference range but thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration isExpand
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Feline hypertension: clinical findings and response to antihypertensive treatment in 30 cases.
Systolic hypertension was diagnosed in 30 cats. At diagnosis, 16 of those were found to be in chronic renal failure only, while five were azotaemic and either receiving treatment for hyperthyroidismExpand
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Evaluation of predictors of the development of azotemia in cats.
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common condition in geriatric cats. Diagnosis is based on the development of persistent azotemia with inadequate urine concentrating ability. BiomarkersExpand
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Circulating natriuretic peptides in cats with heart disease.
BACKGROUND Circulating natriuretic peptide concentrations are increased in cats with myocardial dysfunction. HYPOTHESIS Serum N-terminal fragment of proatrial natriuretic peptide (NT-proANP) andExpand
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Survival and the development of azotemia after treatment of hyperthyroid cats.
BACKGROUND Hyperthyroidism complicates the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as it increases glomerular filtration rate. No practical and reliable means for identifying those cats that willExpand
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