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International veterinary epilepsy task force consensus report on epilepsy definition, classification and terminology in companion animals
Dogs with epilepsy are among the commonest neurological patients in veterinary practice and therefore have historically attracted much attention with regard to definitions, clinical approach and… Expand
International veterinary epilepsy task force consensus proposal: diagnostic approach to epilepsy in dogs
This article outlines the consensus proposal on diagnosis of epilepsy in dogs by the International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force. The aim of this consensus proposal is to improve consistency in the… Expand
Myokymia and neuromyotonia in 37 Jack Russell terriers.
- S. Bhatti, A. Vanhaesebrouck, +4 authors L. Van Ham
- Medicine, Biology
- Veterinary journal
- 1 September 2011
The clinical and clinicopathological characteristics, treatment and outcome of vermicular muscle contractions (myokymia) and generalized muscle stiffness (neuromyotonia) in 37 Jack Russell terriers… Expand
International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force consensus proposal: medical treatment of canine epilepsy in Europe
In Europe, the number of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) licensed for dogs has grown considerably over the last years. Nevertheless, the same questions remain, which include, 1) when to start treatment,… Expand
Gene expression profiles of progestin-induced canine mammary hyperplasia and spontaneous mammary tumors.
- N. A. Rao, M. V. van Wolferen, +4 authors J. Mol
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an…
- 1 May 2009
Spontaneous mammary tumors are the most prevalent type of neoplasms in women as well as in female dogs. Although ovarian hormones estrogen and progesterone are known to play a key role in mammary… Expand
Adenohypophyseal function in bitches treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate.
- N. Beijerink, S. Bhatti, +5 authors H. Kooistra
- Biology, Medicine
- Domestic animal endocrinology
- 1 February 2007
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of treatment with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) on canine adenohypophyseal function. Five Beagle bitches were treated with MPA (10mg/kg, every… Expand
Non-pharmacological treatment options for refractory epilepsy: an overview of human treatment modalities and their potential utility in dogs.
Refractory epilepsy is a common disorder both in humans and dogs and treatment protocols are difficult to optimise. In humans, different non-pharmacological treatment modalities currently available… Expand
Myokymia and neuromyotonia in veterinary medicine: a comparison with peripheral nerve hyperexcitability syndrome in humans.
Involuntary muscle hyperactivity can result from muscle or peripheral nerve hyperexcitability or central nervous system dysfunction. In humans, diseases causing hyperexcitability of peripheral nerves… Expand
International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force’s current understanding of idiopathic epilepsy of genetic or suspected genetic origin in purebred dogs
Canine idiopathic epilepsy is a common neurological disease affecting both purebred and crossbred dogs. Various breed-specific cohort, epidemiological and genetic studies have been conducted to date,… Expand
International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force recommendations for a veterinary epilepsy-specific MRI protocol
Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological diseases in veterinary practice. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is regarded as an important diagnostic test to reach the diagnosis of… Expand