Acid suppression for gastric disease in cats proves challenging compared with other species
The Effect of Orally Administered Ranitidine and Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Orally Administered Omeprazole on Intragastric pH in Cats Background Gastric acid suppressants frequently are used in c...
Emma Lagerlow 12:24pm June 10th, 2015
Relation of Vitamin D Status to Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Events in Dogs
Background Vitamin D plays a pivotal role in cardiac function, and there is increasing evidence that vitamin D deficiency is associated with the development of congestive heart failure (CHF) in p...
Emma Lagerlow 1:42pm June 3rd, 2015
Prevalence and Prognostic Importance of Pulmonary Hypertension in Dogs with Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease
Background Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is common in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) but its effect on clinical outcome has not been investigated. Hypothesis/objectives ...
Emma Lagerlow 1:32pm June 3rd, 2015
Is Bartonella sp exposure linked to DJD in cats?
Background Recently, a potential association was identified between Bartonella exposure and arthritides in mammalian species other than cats. Hypothesis/Objectives We hypothes...
Emma Lagerlow 12:44pm June 1st, 2015
Potassium supplementation in small animals – getting it right
Accuracy of Potassium Supplementation of Fluids Administered Intravenously   Background Potassium (K+) supplementation of isotonic crystalloid fluids in daily fluid therapy is commonly per...
Emma Lagerlow 1:15pm May 27th, 2015