Pearls from this year’s ACVIM forum include reports on pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam (Keppra), disk herniation, risk factors of meningoencephalitis of unknown origin (MUO), movement disorders, and vertebral osteosarcoma.

These tiny reviews cover autonomous spinal walking, degenerative myelopathy, narcolepsy due to a pituitary tumor, cranial meningocele, and myelomalacia.

A common question we get as a veterinary neurologists is, “What anticonvulsant should I use in this cat?” Well, the answer is….”it depends”.

This group of tiny reviews covers spinal epidural empyema, disk herniation recurrence after laser disk ablation, reflex epilepsy, rectal zonisamide, and bladder expression in paraplegic dogs.


Whoa! Lots of neuro articles in this issue: COMS, myelomalacia, nerve sheath tumors, cervical spondylomyelopathy, ceroid lipofuscinosis, and convergence-retraction nystagmus.


Tiny reviews on seizure management, cerebral malformation, and quantitative sensory testing.


What do you do when presented with a dog with seizures? Here is a flow chart of our diagnostic approach.

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ACVIM Forum 2017 Neurology Pearls

 

Pearls from this year’s ACVIM forum include reports on pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam (Keppra), disk herniation, risk factors of meningoencephalitis of unknown origin (MUO), movement disorders, and vertebral osteosarcoma.

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Tiny Reviews: JAVMA April 1, 2017

Neurology articles in this issue of JAVMA are case reports on a spinal neurenteric cyst and spinal osteosarcoma.

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Tiny Reviews: JVIM March/April 2017

These tiny reviews cover autonomous spinal walking, degenerative myelopathy, narcolepsy due to a pituitary tumor, cranial meningocele, and myelomalacia.

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Tiny Review: JAVMA Feb 15, 2017

Anesthetic hypotension effects on neurologic outcome after hemilaminectomy

Veterinarians at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine reported on the Effect of Anesthesia-associated Hypotension on Neurologic Outcome in Dogs

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