Characterization and treatment of water, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances of induced urethral obstruction in the cat.

@article{Finco1977CharacterizationAT,
  title={Characterization and treatment of water, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances of induced urethral obstruction in the cat.},
  author={Delmar R. Finco and Lyndon A. M. Cornelius},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1977},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={823-30}
}
Urethral obstruction induced in adult male cats caused clinical signs identical with those observed in naturally occurring disease. Central nervous system depression, anorexia, dehydration, vomiting, muscle weakness, and hypothermia occurred. Weight loss (due to water loss and catabolism), metabolic acidosis, mild hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, hypermagnesemia… CONTINUE READING