Lameness, Generalised Myopathy and Myalgia in an Adult Cat with Toxoplasmosis- Abstract Butts DR, Langley-Hobbs SJ.

Source: JFMS Open Rep. 2020 Mar 13;6(1):2055116920909668. doi: 10.1177/2055116920909668.   A 2-year-old female neutered domestic shorthair cat presented with an 18-month history of intermittent lameness on all four limbs. The cat was markedly lame on all four limbs. Physical examination detected pain on palpation of the calcaneus bone and Achilles tendon bilaterally, and general resentment…

An update on the practical use of NT-proBNP in dogs and cats

There are several indications for the clinical use of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in aiding clinical decision making where access to echocardiography is limited by Melanie Hezzell and Will Davis 10 December 2021, at 9:00am N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is a biomarker of myocardial stretch. Increased circulating concentrations are associated with increased filling pressures which occur…

Vets remove massive malignant mass

Joshua Silverwood Vets have saved the life of a Dalmatian by removing a 5kg mass from its abdomen that was displacing its kidney. Four-year-old Penny was rushed into Paragon Veterinary Referrals in Wakefield after a scan revealed the size of the malignant tumour that had been growing in her abdomen. Soft tissue surgeon at the…