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What Is Your Neurologic Diagnosis?

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):587-589

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Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):595-597

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ECG of the Month.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):591-594

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Musculoskeletal problems associated with lameness and poor performance in cutting horses: 200 cases (2007-2015).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):619-625

OBJECTIVE To describe the chief complaints by owners and the types and prevalences of musculoskeletal problems associated with lameness or poor performance in cutting horses. DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 200 client-owned cutting horses examined at the Texas A&M University Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2015, because of lameness or poor performance. Read More

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Pet owners' knowledge of and attitudes toward the judicious use of antimicrobials for companion animals.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):626-635

OBJECTIVE To explore owners' knowledge of and experiences with antimicrobial treatment of their pets and their perceptions of veterinarian-led antimicrobial stewardship initiatives. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SAMPLE 25 pet owners visiting 1 of 3 clinic types (tertiary care, general practice, or low cost) in the greater Philadelphia area. Read More

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A midterm progress report: Lots of good things happening; lots more to do.

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J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):546

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Letters to the Editor.

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J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):579-580

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Outcomes and adverse effects associated with stereotactic body radiation therapy in dogs with nasal tumors: 28 cases (2011-2016).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):602-612

OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes, factors associated with survival time, and radiation-induced toxicoses in dogs treated for nasal tumors with curative-intent stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 28 client-owned dogs. Read More

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Simultaneous fluoroscopic-guided tibial plateau leveling and fracture reduction for the concurrent treatment of chronic cranial cruciate ligament tear and comminuted diaphyseal fracture of the tibia and fibula in a dog.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):613-618

CASE DESCRIPTION A 12-year-old obese spayed female American Staffordshire Terrier was admitted for evaluation of acute non-weight-bearing lameness of the right pelvic limb attributed to motor vehicle-related trauma that occurred 2 hours previously. The owners reported a chronic, progressive weight-bearing lameness of the right pelvic limb secondary to a complete cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) rupture that was diagnosed 6 months previously. They had declined surgery for CrCL repair because of the advanced age of the dog. Read More

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Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Mar;254(5):599-601

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Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):475-477

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February 2019

Retrospective evaluation of anemia and erythrocyte morphological anomalies in dogs with lymphoma or inflammatory bowel disease.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):487-495

OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalences of anemia and various RBC anomalies in dogs with lymphoma versus inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to evaluate potential relationships between these variables and the severity of lymphoma. DESIGN Retrospective cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 82 client-owned dogs. Read More

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February 2019
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Behavioral health of US military veterinary personnel deployed to Afghanistan.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):520-529

OBJECTIVE To compare symptoms of compromised behavioral health (BH symptoms) and factors protecting against those symptoms (protective factors) in military veterinary and nonveterinary health-care personnel deployed to Afghanistan. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SAMPLE 237 deployed military health-care personnel (21 veterinary and 216 nonveterinary). Read More

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February 2019
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Letters to the Editor.

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J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):465-466

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February 2019

What Is Your Diagnosis?

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):467-469

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February 2019

Animal Behavior Case of the Month.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):472-474

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February 2019

Effect of urinary bladder lavage on in-hospital recurrence of urethral obstruction and durations of urinary catheter retention and hospitalization for male cats.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):483-486

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of urinary bladder lavage on in-hospital recurrence of urethral obstruction (UO) and durations of urinary catheter retention and hospitalization for male cats. DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial. ANIMALS 137 male cats with UO. Read More

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February 2019
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A retrospective cohort study of racing performance in Quarter Horses undergoing prosthetic laryngoplasty for treatment of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):496-500

OBJECTIVE To determine effects of prosthetic laryngoplasty on return to racing, performance index, and career longevity in racing Quarter Horses with recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN) and to evaluate performance variables for horses with RLN undergoing prosthetic laryngoplasty, compared with a control horse population. DESIGN Multicenter, retrospective cohort study. ANIMALS 162 racing Quarter Horses with RLN treated with prosthetic laryngoplasty (case horses) and 324 racing Quarter Horse without RLN (control horses). Read More

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February 2019

ECG of the Month.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):470-471

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February 2019

Usefulness of caudomedial-craniolateral oblique radiographic views for the diagnosis of injury to the origin of the cranial cruciate ligament in two horses.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):508-511

CASE DESCRIPTION A 12-year-old mixed-breed mare (horse 1) and 6-year-old Friesian gelding (horse 2) were examined for chronic lameness associated with the stifle joint. CLINICAL FINDINGS Lameness examination revealed effusion of the right (horse 1) or left (horse 2) femoropatellar and medial femorotibial joints and grade 3/5 (horse 1) or 4/5 (horse 2) lameness. A diagnosis of cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injury with associated mineralization and avulsion (horse 1) or mineralization alone (horse 2) was facilitated in both horses with a caudomedial-craniolateral oblique radiographic view obtained 45° medial to the caudocranial line, which highlighted the origin of the ligament on the caudoaxial aspect of the lateral femoral condyle within the intercondylar fossa. Read More

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February 2019
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Comparison of the racing performance of Thoroughbreds with versus without osteochondral fragmentation of the accessory carpal bone identified on yearling sales repository radiographs.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):501-507

OBJECTIVE To evaluate 2- and 3-year-old and career race performance of Thoroughbred racehorse prospects with and without osteochondral fragmentation of the accessory carpal bone (ACB) identified on yearling presale radiographs. DESIGN Retrospective, matched cohort study. ANIMALS 47 nonlame Thoroughbreds with (exposed cohort) and 94 nonlame Thoroughbreds without (unexposed cohort) osteochondral fragmentation of ACB facture identified on yearling sales repository radiographs. Read More

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February 2019

Occlusion of the corpus cavernosum penis in bulls intended for estrus detection: 18 cases (2002-2016).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Feb;254(4):512-519

OBJECTIVE To report surgical and long-term postoperative outcomes of bulls undergoing surgical occlusion of the corpus cavernosum penis (CCP) by acrylic injection and epididymectomy with or without penile fixation as preparation for use in estrus detection. DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 18 client-owned bulls. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/javma.254.4.512DOI Listing
February 2019

Anesthesia Case of the Month.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):75-79

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January 2019

Development and evaluation of a high-fidelity canine laparoscopic ovariectomy model for surgical simulation training and testing.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):113-123

OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate a high-fidelity simulated laparoscopic ovariectomy (SLO) model for surgical training and testing. DESIGN Evaluation study. SAMPLE 15 veterinary students (novice group), 5 veterinary surgical interns or residents (intermediate group), and 6 veterinary surgeons (experienced group). Read More

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January 2019
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Entomological and sociobehavioral components of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in two Florida communities with a high or low prevalence of dogs with heartworm infection.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):93-103

OBJECTIVE To assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) and mosquito vectors among residents (dog owners and non-dog owners) in 2 neighborhoods in Florida and to perform entomological surveys of mosquito species in these neighborhoods and identify mosquito species infected with heartworm. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SAMPLE 2,572 mosquitoes and 96 residents of 2 northern Florida communities. Read More

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January 2019

ECG of the Month.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):71-74

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January 2019

Development and validation of a Burden Transfer Inventory for predicting veterinarian stress related to client behavior.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):133-144

OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a Burden Transfer Inventory (BTI) of stressful client behaviors and to evaluate whether those behaviors are associated with client caregiver burden and contribute to veterinarian stress and burnout. DESIGN 3-stage cross-sectional psychometric validation study. SAMPLE 1,151 small animal veterinarians and 372 dog and cat owners. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/javma.254.1.133DOI Listing
January 2019

Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):81-84

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January 2019

What Is Your Diagnosis?

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):61-64

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January 2019

Assessment of caregiver burden and associations with psychosocial function, veterinary service use, and factors related to treatment plan adherence among owners of dogs and cats.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):124-132

OBJECTIVE To investigate caregiver burden and its potential associations with psychosocial function and veterinary service use among dog and cat owners and with factors related to treatment plan adherence among owners of animals with chronic or terminal disease. DESIGN Cross-sectional, observational study. SAMPLE 124 clients of a small animal hospital. Read More

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January 2019
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What Is Your Neurologic Diagnosis?

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):67-70

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January 2019

Qualitative study of owner perceptions of chronic pain in their dogs.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2019 Jan;254(1):88-92

OBJECTIVE To understand the experiences of owners of dogs with chronic pain and explore owner perceptions of their pets' pain. DESIGN Observational study. SAMPLE 10 owners of dogs with chronic pain. Read More

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January 2019
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Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2017.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1555-1568

OBJECTIVE To describe rabies and rabies-related events occurring during 2017 in the United States. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of passive surveillance data. ANIMALS All animals submitted for laboratory diagnosis of rabies in the United States during 2017. Read More

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December 2018
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What Is Your Diagnosis?

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1541-1544

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December 2018

Use of equine amniotic membrane free-island grafts for treatment of a midstromal corneal ulcer and descemetocele in a snow leopard (Panthera uncia).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1623-1629

CASE DESCRIPTION A 7-year-old sexually intact female snow leopard (Panthera uncia) was examined because of blepharospasm, periocular discharge, ventral deviation of the upper eyelid cilia, third eyelid prolapse, and corneal opacity of the right eye. CLINICAL FINDINGS An ophthalmic examination performed with the patient anesthetized revealed a 3 × 3-mm ulcer that extended approximately 60% of the depth of the right cornea and was accompanied by perilesional and intralesional cellular infiltrates and active vascularization. The upper eyelid of the right eye also had a previously repaired coloboma resulting in trichiasis. Read More

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December 2018
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Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1545-1548

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December 2018

Analytic performance evaluation of a veterinary-specific ELISA for measurement of serum cortisol concentrations of dogs.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1580-1588

OBJECTIVE To investigate the precision of an ELISA for measurement of serum cortisol concentration (SCC) in dogs, assess agreement between this ELISA and 2 validated chemiluminescence assays (CLAs), and evaluate the clinical implications of any bias associated with this ELISA when measuring SCC in dogs. DESIGN Evaluation study. SAMPLE 75 stored, frozen serum samples from client-owned dogs. Read More

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December 2018

Evaluation of sutureless scrotal castration for pediatric and juvenile dogs.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1589-1593

OBJECTIVE To determine complication rates associated with sutureless scrotal castration (SLSC) performed in a large number of pediatric and juvenile dogs and investigate whether procedure duration differed from that of traditional prescrotal castration (TPSC). DESIGN Prospective case series and clinical trial. ANIMALS 400 shelter-owned dogs that underwent SLSC and 18 shelter-owned dogs that underwent TPSC between 2 and 5 months of age. Read More

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December 2018

Long-term outcome following surgical and radiation treatment of vertebral angiomatosis in a cat.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1604-1609

CASE DESCRIPTION A 2-year-old 5.2-kg (11.4-lb) neutered male domestic shorthair cat was referred because of a 6-week history of progressive paraparesis. Read More

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December 2018
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Pathology in Practice.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1551-1553

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December 2018

Perforating foreign body in the ventriculus of a pet pigeon (Columba livia domestica).

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1610-1616

CASE DESCRIPTION A 2-year-old female pigeon was evaluated because of a 5-day history of lower than typical activity level, weight loss, and polyuria. CLINICAL FINDINGS Whole-body radiography revealed a linear metallic foreign body in the area of the ventriculus. Fluoroscopy followed by contrast-enhanced CT was performed to further characterize the lesion location, revealing that the foreign body had perforated the ventral aspect of the ventriculus wall and that the ventral extremity of the foreign body was surrounded by a mass, consistent with a granuloma. Read More

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December 2018
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Incidence of and risk factors for major complications or death in dogs undergoing cytoreductive surgery for treatment of suspected primary intracranial masses.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1594-1603

OBJECTIVE To determine incidence of and risk factors for major complications occurring in dogs within 30 days after cytoreductive surgery performed by a single pair of surgeons for treatment of suspected primary intracranial masses. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. ANIMALS 160 client-owned dogs that underwent cytoreductive surgery for treatment of suspected primary intracranial masses between January 2009 and December 2015 at a veterinary teaching hospital. Read More

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December 2018
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Factors associated with yearling bulls passing subsequent breeding soundness evaluations after failing an initial evaluation.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018 Dec;253(12):1617-1622

OBJECTIVE To determine the proportion of yearling beef bulls classified as satisfactory potential breeders when reevaluated after failing an initial breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) and identify any factors at initial BSE that predicted satisfactory performance at reevaluation. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. ANIMALS 2,064 beef bulls between 11 and 14 months of age at first BSE, evaluated from 2006 to 2014. Read More

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December 2018