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STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the influence of silver-coated endotracheal tubes on the lung bacterial burden of mechanically ventilated dogs. DESIGN Randomized, double-blinded, controlled experiment. SETTING Animal research facility of a regional medical university. PATIENTS OR PARTICIPANTS Eleven healthy adult dogs. INTERVENTIONS The dogs were(More)
Five patients with a demyelinating disorder and associated amyloid angiopathy are presented. The disease affected middle-aged individuals, pursued a fluctuating course, and ended in progressive, fatal deterioration of the central nervous system. Neurologic findings indicated multiple lesions within the neuraxis; profound dementia was prominent in all cases.(More)
BACKGROUND Castration is one of the most common procedures performed on beef and dairy cattle. The objective of the study was to determine the efficacy of meloxicam oral suspension in reducing pain and inflammation in calves following band or surgical castration. METHODS Two identical trials with the exception of the method of castration (Band Castration(More)
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