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Articles by Ronald Lyman, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM

Brain tumors in cats: Is MRI useful?

Sep 1, 2004

MRI appears to be extremely valuable in predicting tumor type before surgical treatment.

Metronidazole: Uses, toxicity and management of neurologic sequllae

Aug 1, 2004

The mechanism of metronidazole neurotoxicity is unknown.

Pericardial lymphosarcoma associated with pericardial effusion

Apr 1, 2004

Pericardial effusion (PE) is in the list of differential diagnoses when a patient presents with weakness or collapse, weak pulses and muffled heart sounds.

Diagnosis of FIP: Facing the challenge

Feb 1, 2004

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a disease process initiated in some cats by the effects of a corona virus (FCoV). Clinical signs may include fever that is not resolved by antibiotic therapy, anorexia and weight loss.

Advances help in treatment of canine GME; prognosis poor

Jul 1, 2003

Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME) is a relatively common nonsuppurative inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. The etiology is unknown.

Pyrethroid toxicity in felines: prognosis good to guarded

Jun 1, 2003

The most common toxicity presenting at our referral center is pyrethroid exposure in felines.

Neuromuscular diseases - challenging diagnostic opportunities

May 1, 2003

Veterinarians have become increasingly aware of muscle and peripheral nerve disorders in the past decade.

Know signs, therapeutic options for canine Wobbler syndrome

Mar 1, 2003

Canine Wobbler syndrome is called by many other names depending on the training background of the clinician discussing the subject.

Know variables in gastrointestinal tissue histopathology

Aug 1, 2002

Clinicians tend to count on histopathological findings as the cornerstone in their diagnostic and therapeutic plans.


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