Malin Öhlund

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OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the surgical times for removal of ovaries, and the frequency of intra-operative complications with two different instruments used for canine laparoscopic ovariectomy. METHODS A randomised prospective clinical study. Laparoscopic ovariectomy was performed under general anaesthesia on 10 healthy female(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrinopathy in cats. Most affected cats suffer from a type of diabetes similar to type 2 diabetes in humans. An increasing prevalence has been described in cats, as in humans, related to obesity and other lifestyle factors. OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence of DM in insured Swedish cats and the(More)
The aim was to investigate if intraoperative registrations of blood pressure and heart rate could be used to estimate surgical trauma. In a prospective clinical trial, registrations in eight dogs neutered by laparoscopic ovariectomy (LOE) were compared with eight dogs subjected to open ovariohysterectomy (OHE). For comparisons phases were used: phase(More)
Objectives The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of feline dystocia with respect to breed. Methods The data used were reimbursed claims for veterinary care insurance and/or life insurance claims in cats registered in a Swedish insurance database from 1999-2006. Results The incidence rates for dystocia were about 22 cats per 10,000 cat-years at(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes in cats resembles type 2 diabetes in people. The etiology is not fully understood, but both genetic and environmental factors are believed to contribute. OBJECTIVES To assess the associations of environmental risk factors with diabetes in cats. ANIMALS Cats with a diagnosis of diabetes (n = 396) insured by a Swedish insurance company(More)
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