Ferreira, Jacques Paul; Dzikiti, Brighton T.; Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Buck, Roxanne; Nevill, Bruce Guy; Gummow, Bruce; Bester, Lynette(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-06-01)
Induction of anaesthesia occasionally has been associated with undesirable behaviour in
dogs. High quality of induction of anaesthesia with propofol has been well described while in
contrast variable induction and recovery ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Stegmann, George F.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-11-29)
A 10-month-old, 580 kg, hand-reared white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) calf was presented for emergency exploratory celiotomy. Anaesthesia was safely induced with three successive intravenous (IV) boluses of diazepam ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Rioja, Eva; Boucher, Charles (Charlie); Tordiffe, Adrian S.W.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-11-08)
This case series describes the anaesthetic management of two sibling Bengal tiger (Panthera
tigris tigris) cubs that were found to have spontaneous femur fractures due to severe nutritional
secondary hyperparathyroidism. ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Dzikiti, Brighton T.; Fosgate, Geoffrey T.; Stegmann, George F.; Venter, Frans Jakob; Rioja-Garcia, Eva(Wiley, 2014-07)
OBJECTIVES To compare the anaesthetic, analgesic and cardiorespiratory effects of intramuscular
(IM) medetomidine and ketamine administered alone or combined with morphine or tramadol,
for orchiectomy in cats.
We evaluated behavioural changes in domestic cats during short-term hospitalisation using a novel cat demeanour
scoring system. Thirty-five healthy, client-owned cats admitted for neutering were enrolled. Cats were housed ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Meyer, L.C.R. (Leith Carl Rodney)(BioMed Central, 2017-08-16)
BACKGROUND : In mammals, homeostasis and survival are dependent on effective trans-membrane movement of ions
and enzyme function, which are labile to extreme acid-base changes, but operate efficiently within a narrow ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Meyer, L.C.R. (Leith Carl Rodney)(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-08-04)
Impalas (Aepyceros melampus) are increasingly valuable in the South African wildlife industry,
and there is a greater need to chemically immobilise them, ideally with minimal risk. This
study aimed to compare the times ...
OBJECTIVE : To determine the minimum infusion rate (MIR) of alfaxalone required to prevent purposeful movement of the extremities in response to noxious stimulation.
STUDY DESIGN : Prospective, experimental.Animals Eight ...
Goats are rarely anaesthetised; consequently, scant information is available on the efficacy of
anaesthetic drugs in this species. Alfaxalone is a relatively new anaesthetic agent, of which
the efficacy in goats has not ...
Boucher, Charles (Charlie); Zeiler, Gareth Edward(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-09)
A five-month old tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) presented
for an acute-onset pelvic limb lameness workup. The cub
had been fed a meat-only diet. Radiology revealed
severe generalised osteopenia, pathological fractures ...
Zeiler, Gareth Edward; Van der Zwan, Henriette; Oosthuizen, Marinda C.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-09-27)
Canine degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a progressive disease process that is diagnosed
late in life and mainly affects the pelvic limbs. Factors that make an ante-mortem definitive
diagnosis of DM include: an insidious ...
Alpha2-adrenoceptor agonists xylazine, romifidine, detomidine
and, in some cases, medetomidine and dexmedetomidine,
are fundamental drugs used in equine practice. There are
situations where the undesirable pharmacodynamic ...