Michael N Patsikas

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A case of hypervitaminosis A with secondary entrapment and compression of the left brachial plexus nerve roots is described. A 9-year-old male castrated domestic shorthair, fed a home-made diet based on raw pork liver, was submitted for examination for a left forelimb lameness that evolved to paralysis over a 2-month period. Clinical examination revealed a(More)
An 11-year-old, male Old English sheepdog was admitted for weight loss and intermittent vomiting of 1 month's duration. A cranioventral abdominal mass, anemia, hypoproteinemia, and hypoalbuminemia were the prominent abnormal findings. Imaging studies identified a remarkably thickened gastric wall with multilobulated folds protruding into the gastric lumen.(More)
The objective of this work was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of a proposed therapeutic protocol in 12 dogs with a tentative diagnosis of degenerative myelopathy, followed-up for a 6-month period. Twelve dogs fulfilling the antemortem inclusion criteria (breed, age, adequate vaccination, history of progressive posterior ataxia and/or paraparesis, no(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is a biomarker correlated with the severity of myocardial injury. It is hypothesized that serial assessment of cTnI could provide information about the disease progression in chronic heart failure. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to correlate serial serum cTnI concentrations with clinical scoring and select(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the efficacy of intraoperative intrafragmentary administration of bupivacaine (haematoma block) in controlling postoperative pain in dogs undergoing osteosynthesis of long-bone isolated diaphyseal fractures. STUDY DESIGN Randomized, 'blinded', placebo-controlled, prospective study. ANIMALS A total of 23 client-owned dogs with isolated(More)
Laboratory of Clinical Diagnosis and Clinical Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Stavrou Voutyra Street 11, Thessaloniki 546 27, Greece Clinic of Surgery, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Stavrou Voutyra Street 11, Thessaloniki 546 27, Greece Laboratory of Radiology, School of(More)
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