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Pierre Bichsel, DVM, Dipl. ECVN, Dipl. ACVIM (neurology)

Is transient ischemic attack associated with high blood pressure in dogs?
November 1, 2011

This typically human disorder may occur in dogs as well.

A newer-generation drug to treat canine idiopathic epilepsy
October 1, 2010

Consider pregabalin as an adjunct to phenobarbital or potassium bromide in poorly controlled dogs.

What do we know about bromism in dogs?
April 1, 2010

Bromide is considered an effective anticonvulsant drug for treating primary epilepsy in dogs.

Xylitol, a sweetener for people, a potential killer for dogs
January 1, 2008

Xylitol, a so-called wood sugar, is a five-carbon sugar alcohol that is found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables.

Brain tumors in cats: Is MRI useful?
September 1, 2004

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

Metronidazole: Uses, toxicity and management of neurologic sequllae
August 1, 2004

The mechanism of metronidazole neurotoxicity is unknown.

Diagnosis of FIP: Facing the challenge
February 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
July 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
June 1, 2003

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


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