Jen Swiderski

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This case report describes a four-year-old, eighty-five pound, male neutered Labrador retriever that was admitted with unilateral lameness and clinical findings consistent with a unilateral gostrocnemius tendon rupture. A prior history of trauma was not identified. Ultrasonagraphic evaluation revealed bilateral gastrocnemius tendon defects in which(More)
Onychectomy and its alternatives are often sought by owners to provide permanent alleviation of scratching behaviors in cats. These alternatives include behavioral modification, nail caps, and deep digital flexor tendonectomy. Although surgical options are commonly performed, they are controversial and have potential complications. Our role as veterinarians(More)
UNLABELLED Syncope occurs in about 15% of children and young adolescents. The diagnosis of syncope of unknown origin is frequently difficult. In 1986, Kenny et al. introduced the Head-up Tilt Table Test (HUT), which enables to reproduce syncope. The aim of the study was to evaluate HUT in diagnosis of syncope in children and young adolescents. Ninety five(More)
In order to facilitate for the general physicians the making of a suitable selection of babies who are in the most urgent need of specialized treatment at cardiac centres, simple methods for diagnosing and qualifying congenital cardiovascular diseases were elaborated. The following "minor" criteria were taken for suspecting a CHD: 1) cardiorespiratory(More)