Browsing Research Articles (Companion Animal Clinical Studies) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Companion Animal Clinical Studies) by Title

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  • Hartman, Marthinus Jacobus; Kirberger, Robert M.; Tordiffe, A.S.W. (Adrian Stephen Wolferstan); Boy, Sonja Catharina; Schoeman, Johan P. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-02)
    This case presents a thorn-induced abdominal foreign body granuloma that was removed with single incision laparoscopic surgery and an extraction bag. An 11-yearold female cheetah presented for routine laparoscopic ovariectomy. ...
  • Hartman, Marthinus Jacobus; Monnet, Eric; Kirberger, Robert M.; Venter, Leon; Bester, Lynette; Schulman, M.L. (Martin); Serfontein, Tania; Fourie, Retha; Schoeman, Johan P. (Wiley- Blackwell, 2013-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe laparoscopic ovariectomy and salpingectomy in the African lioness (Panthera leo). STUDY DESIGN : Descriptive clinical study. ANIMALS : Female lions (n = 16). METHODS : Lionesses were randomly ...
  • Marais, Hendrik J.; Hendrickson, Dean A.; Stetter, Mark; Zuba, Jeffrey R.; Penning, Mark; Siegal-Willott, Jess; Hardy, Christine (American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 2013-12)
    Several small, enclosed reserves in southern Africa are experiencing significant elephant population growth, which has resulted in associated environmental damage and changes in biodiversity. Although several techniques ...
  • Dzikiti, Tarisai Brighton; Bester, Lynette; Cilliers, I.; Carstens, Ann; Stegmann, George F.; Hubert, J. (South African Veterinary Association, 2008-09)
    A 10-year-old thoroughbred mare was presented for lameness of the left hindlimb as a result of an apical fracture of the lateral proximal sesamoid bone. The mare was ultimately euthanased after suffering catastrophic ...
  • Summers, K.M.; Ogden, Rob; Clements, D.N.; French, A.T.; Gow, A.G.; Powell, R.; Corcoran, B.; Mellanby, R.J.; Schoeman, Johan P. (BioMed Central, 2014-12)
    No abstract available.
  • Stegmann, George F.; Williams, Catherine J.A.; Franklin, Craig; Wang, Tobias; Axelsson, Michael (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-02-24)
    A suitable long-term anaesthetic technique was required for implantation of physiological sensors and telemetric devices in sub-adult Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) to allow the collection of physiological data. ...
  • Burchell, Richard K.; Schoeman, Johan P. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-10-22)
    Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the most common heart disease of dogs. The current management of MMVD in dogs is mostly pharmacological, and the recommendations for treatment are based on a number of veterinary ...
  • Dzikiti, Brighton T.; Ndawana, Patience S.; Dzikiti, Loveness Nyaradzo; Stegmann, George F. (Elsevier, 2018-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To determine the minimum infusion rate (MIR) of alfaxalone required to prevent purposeful movement in response to standardized stimulation while co-administered with lidocaine at three different doses by constant ...
  • Hartman, Marthinus Jacobus; Groenewald, Hermanus B.; Kirberger, Robert M. (Wiley, 2013-10)
    The topography and splanchnology of the reproductive organs of the African lioness were studied and described in situ and after removal. The kidneys were located far caudally in relation to the thirteenth ribs. The suspensory ...
  • Goddard, Amelia; Wiinberg, Bo; Schoeman, Johan P.; Kristensen, Annemarie T.; Kjelgaard-Hansen, Mads (Elsevier, 2013-05)
    The inflammatory response to infection can activate the coagulation system via complex interactions. If uncontrolled, this may lead to a consumptive coagulopathy, which has been identified as a major risk factor for poor ...
  • Sivagurunathan, Amilan; Goodhead, A.D.; Du Plessis, Elizabeth C. (South African Veterinary Association, 2010-03)
    A 12-year-old domestic short-haired cat was referred for evaluation of periocular masses. The tail had similar masses and was amputated previously by the referring veterinarian. On examination, multiple pigmented nodules, ...
  • Tordiffe, A.S.W. (Adrian Stephen Wolferstan); Cassel, Nicolette; Lane, Emily P.; Reyers, Fred (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-09-26)
    Multiple myeloma is a rare, systemic proliferation of neoplastic plasma cells. A case was reported in an 11-year-old male captive lion (Panthera leo) at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, Pretoria. The ...
  • Van der Lugt, Jaco J.; Venter, I. (Elsevier, 2007-02)
    Toxicity of closantel, a halogenated salicylanilide anthelmintic, is described in 11 sheep and a goat, humanely killed 4–70 days after accidental overdosage. Status spongiosis of the cerebrum and cerebellum was present, ...
  • Langhorn, Rebecca; Persson, Frida; Åblad, Björn; Goddard, Amelia; Schoeman, Johan P.; Willesen, Jakob L.; Tarnow, Inge; Kjelgaard-Hansen, Mads (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-03)
    OBJECTIVE : To investigate the presence of myocardial injury in dogs hospitalized for snake envenomation and to examine its relationship with systemic inflammation. DESIGN : Prospective case-control study. SETTINGS : ...
  • Dalton, Desire L.; Linden, Birthe; Wimberger, Kirsten; Nupen, Lisa Jane; Tordiffe, A.S.W. (Adrian Stephen Wolferstan); Taylor, P.J. (Peter John); Madisha, M. Thabang; Kotze, Antoinette; Switzer, William M. (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-23)
    The samango monkey is South Africa's only exclusively forest dwelling primate and represents the southernmost extent of the range of arboreal guenons in Africa. The main threats to South Africa's forests and thus to the ...
  • Sivagurunathan, Amilan; Boy, Sonja Catharina; Steenkamp, Gerhardus (Wiley, 2014-01)
    Loss of the caudal maxilla and ventral orbit after tumor resections can have negative functional and esthetic influences on the eye involved. This article reports on a case of a caudal maxillary acanthomatous ameloblastoma ...
  • Lobetti, R.G. (Remo Giuseppe); Kirberger, Robert M.; Keller, Ninette; Kettner, Frank; Dvir, Eran (Elsevier, 2012-12-21)
    Although cardiac pathology and consequently elevated serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI) have been reported, clinically it remains difficult to diagnose cardiac involvement in canine babesiosis. Thus the use of cardiac ...
  • Voigt, A.; Saulez, Montague Newton; Donnellan, C.M.B. (Cynthia Mary Bridget) (South African Veterinary Association, 2009-06)
    The medical records of 2 Thoroughbred horses that developed headshaking after blunt trauma to the occipital region are reviewed. The history, signalment, clinical signs, diagnostic methods, diagnosis and treatment were ...
  • Vrdoljak, Kirsten J.; Cassel, Nicolette; Dvir, Eran (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-08-27)
    An oesophagogastric intussusception was diagnosed in an intact Bull Terrier female aged 2 years and 7 months with a concurrent Spirocerca lupi infection. The dog was presented collapsed with a history of inappetance and ...
  • Steenkamp, Gerhardus; Boy, S.C.; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Bester, Marthan Nieuwoudt (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Descriptions of several oral, maxillofacial and dental conditions/diseases exist for a variety of captive large felids, but little is reported on the pathology of free roaming large felids. Apart from focal palatine erosions ...