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Small Animal Internal Medicine Journal Club

2019 - 2020

PubMed Collection of All Articles (2016 - present)

05/08/20 Royal, Sample: Laboratory Testing Errors


05/01/20 Coates: Brain Tumor Seizures


04/24/20 Stavri: Acute Pancreatitis


04/17/20 Anderson: Library Resources

Zalk Library Updates

04/10/20 Ross: Insulinoma

Northrup NC, Rassnick KM, Gieger TL, Kosarek CE, McFadden CW, Rosenberg MP. Prospective evaluation of biweekly streptozotocin in 19 dogs with insulinoma. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 May-Jun;27(3):483-90. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12086. Epub 2013 Apr 18. PMID: 23600734.

03/13/20 Hernandez: Systematic Hypertension

Coleman AE, Brown SA, Traas AM, Bryson L, Zimmering T, Zimmerman A. Safety and efficacy of orally administered telmisartan for the treatment of systemic hypertension in cats: Results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Mar;33(2):478-488. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15429. Epub 2019 Mar 9. PMID: 30851066; PMCID: PMC6430933.

03/06/20 Przydrozny: TCC

Allstadt SD, Rodriguez CO Jr, Boostrom B, Rebhun RB, Skorupski KA. Randomized phase III trial of piroxicam in combination with mitoxantrone or carboplatin for first-line treatment of urogenital tract transitional cell carcinoma in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Jan;29(1):261-7. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12533. PMID: 25619518; PMCID: PMC4858101.

02/28/20 Corugedo: Iodine-Restricted Diets in Hyperthyroid Cats


02/21/20 Funk: Feline CHF

Ward JL, Lisciandro GR, Ware WA, Viall AK, Aona BD, Kurtz KA, Reina-Doreste Y, DeFrancesco TC. Evaluation of point-of-care thoracic ultrasound and NT-proBNP for the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in cats with respiratory distress. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Sep;32(5):1530-1540. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15246. Epub 2018 Sep 14. PMID: 30216579; PMCID: PMC6189386.

02/14/20 Reinero: Thoracic CT

Masseau I, Reinero CR. Thoracic computed tomographic interpretation for clinicians to aid in the diagnosis of dogs and cats with respiratory disease. Vet J. 2019 Nov;253:105388. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2019.105388. Epub 2019 Sep 23. PMID: 31685132.

02/07/20 Gagnepain: CSF


01/31/20 Hull: Clopidogrel, Prednisone

Whittemore JC, Mooney AP, Price JM, Thomason J. Clinical, clinicopathologic, and gastrointestinal changes from administration of clopidogrel, prednisone, or combination in healthy dogs: A double-blind randomized trial. J Vet Intern Med. 2019;33(6):2618–2627. doi:10.1111/jvim.15630

01/24/20 Sabol: Tetanus and REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

Shea A, Hatch A, De Risio L, Beltran E. Association between clinically probable REM sleep behavior disorder and tetanus in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):2029-2036. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15320. Epub 2018 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 30315605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6272037 | Video | Chart

01/17/20 Villani: Histiocytic Sarcoma and CSF

Toyoda I, Vernau W, Sturges BK, Vernau KM, Rossmeisl J, Zimmerman K, Crowe CM, Woolard K, Giuffrida M, Higgins RJ, Dickinson PJ. Clinicopathological characteristics of histiocytic sarcoma affecting the central nervous system in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15673. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31919895.

12/13/19 Reich: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Acierno MJ. Continuous renal replacement therapy in dogs and cats. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2011 Jan;41(1):135-46. doi:
10.1016/j.cvsm.2010.09.001. Review. PubMed PMID: 21251514.

12/06/19 Couto: Feline MCT

Evans BJ, O'Brien D, Allstadt SD, Gregor TP, Sorenmo KU. Treatment outcomes and prognostic factors of feline splenic mast cell tumors: A multi-institutional retrospective study of 64 cases. Vet Comp Oncol. 2018 Mar;16(1):20-27. doi: 10.1111/vco.12305. Epub 2017 Feb 7. PMID: 28168776.

Piviani M, Walton RM, Patel RT. Significance of mastocytemia in cats. Vet Clin Pathol. 2013 Mar;42(1):4-10. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12021. Epub 2012 Dec 31. PMID: 23278591.

11/29/19 Thanksgiving Break

11/22/19 No Journal Club

11/15/19 Blanco: Acute traumatic coagulopathy

Gottlieb DL, Prittie J, Buriko Y, Lamb KE. Evaluation of acute traumatic coagulopathy in dogs and cats following blunt force trauma. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2017 Jan;27(1):35-43. doi: 10.1111/vec.12525. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27689344. [for discussion]

Palmer L, Martin L. Traumatic coagulopathy--part 1: Pathophysiology and diagnosis. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2014 Jan-Feb;24(1):63-74. doi:10.1111/vec.12130. Epub 2013 Dec 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 24382014. [for review]

Palmer L, Martin L. Traumatic coagulopathy--part 2: Resuscitative strategies. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2014 Jan-Feb;24(1):75-92. doi:10.1111/vec.12138. Epub 2014 Jan 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 24393363. [for review]

11/01/19 Norquest: CHOP

Vos N, Pellin M, Vail DM. A comparison of 12- and 19-week CHOP protocols using non-randomized, contemporaneous controls. Vet Comp Oncol. 2019 Sep;17(3):276-284.doi: 10.1111/vco.12465. Epub 2019 May 29. PubMed PMID: 31140707.

10/25/19 Cohn: Lyme borreliosis

Littman MP, Gerber B, Goldstein RE, Labato MA, Lappin MR, Moore GE. ACVIM consensus update on Lyme borreliosis in dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):887-903. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15085. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 29566442; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5980284.

10/18/19 Kowal: Status Epilepticus

Charalambous M, Volk HA, Tipold A, Erath J, Huenerfauth E, Gallucci A, Gandini G, Hasegawa D, Pancotto T, Rossmeisl JH, Platt S, De Risio L, Coates JR, Musteata M, Tirrito F, Cozzi F, Porcarelli L, Corlazzoli D, Cappello R, Vanhaesebrouck A, Broeckx BJG, Van Ham L, Bhatti SFM. Comparison of intranasal versus intravenous midazolam for management of status epilepticus in dogs: A multi-center randomized parallel group clinical study. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Oct 3. doi:10.1111/jvim.15627. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31580527.

10/11/19 Merrill: Health Research Dogs

Whittemore JC, Mooney AP, Price JM, Thomason J. Clinical, clinicopathologic, and gastrointestinal changes from aspirin, prednisone, or combination treatment in healthy research dogs: A double-blind randomized trial. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep;33(5):1977-1987. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15577. Epub 2019 Aug 8. PubMed PMID:31397009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6766539.

10/04/19 Kurzbard: Feeding Tube

Breheny CR, Boag A, Le Gal A, Hõim SE, Cantatore M, Anderson D, Nuttall T, Chandler ML, Gunn-Moore DA. Esophageal feeding tube placement and the associated complications in 248 cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 May;33(3):1306-1314. doi:10.1111/jvim.15496. Epub 2019 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 31001901; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6524112. [for discussion]

Nathanson O, McGonigle K, Michel K, Stefanovski D, Clarke D. Esophagostomy tube complications in dogs and cats: Retrospective review of 225 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep;33(5):2014-2019. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15563. Epub 2019 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 31294877; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6766496. [to complement primary paper]

09/27/19 Flesner: Nuclear Medicine

Oblak ML, Boston SE, Woods JP, Nykamp S. Comparison of concurrent imaging modalities for staging of dogs with appendicular primary bone tumours. Vet Comp Oncol. 2015 Mar;13(1):28-39. doi: 10.1111/vco.12016. Epub 2013 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 23421618.

09/20/19 Wiggen: Lung Ultrasonography, Cough

Ward JL, Lisciandro GR, Ware WA, Miles KG, Viall AK, DeFrancesco TC. Lung ultrasonography findings in dogs with various underlying causes of cough. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2019 Sep 1;255(5):574-583. doi: 10.2460/javma.255.5.574. PubMed PMID: 31429645.

09/13/19 Curtis: Seizures

Cagnotti G, Odore R, Bertone I, Corona C, Dappiano E, Gardini G, Iulini B, Bellino C, D'Angelo A. Open-label clinical trial of rectally administered levetiracetam as supplemental treatment in dogs with cluster seizures. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jul;33(4):1714-1718. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15541. Epub 2019 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 31218767; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6639497. [for discussion]

Cagnotti G, Odore R, Gardini G, Amedeo S, Bertone I, Guerriero G, Lentini L, Dappiano E, D'Angelo A. Pharmacokinetics of rectal levetiracetam as add-on treatment in dogs affected by cluster seizures or status epilepticus. BMC Vet Res. 2018 Jun 18;14(1):189. doi: 10.1186/s12917-018-1522-0. PubMed PMID: 29914474; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6006693. [precursor to the clinical trial]

09/06/19 Reich: Lymphoma

Fournier Q, Serra JC, Handel I, Lawrence J. Impact of pretreatment neutrophil count on chemotherapy administration and toxicity in dogs with lymphoma treated with CHOP chemotherapy. J Vet Intern Med. 2018;32(1):384–393.

08/30/19 Anderson: PubMed

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08/23/19 Flesner: EBVM

2018 - 2019

PubMed Collection of All Articles (2016 - present)

05/10/19 Obeiter: Iron Metabolism

Javard R, Grimes C, Bau-Gaudreault L, Dunn M. Acute-phase proteins and iron status in cats with chronic kidney disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar;31(2):457-464. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14661. Epub 2017 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 28140480; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5354007. [for discussion]

Bohn AA. Diagnosis of disorders of iron metabolism in dogs and cats. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2013 Nov;43(6):1319-30, vii. doi:
10.1016/j.cvsm.2013.07.002. Epub 2013 Aug 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 24144093.
[additional background information]

05/03/19 Kurzbard: Metabolism

Söder J, Wernersson S, Dicksved J, Hagman R, Östman JR, Moazzami AA, Höglund K. Indication of metabolic inflexibility to food intake in spontaneously overweight Labrador Retriever dogs. BMC Vet Res. 2019 Mar 20;15(1):96. doi: 10.1186/s12917-019-1845-5. PubMed PMID: 30894172; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC6425671. [primary paper]

Marcovina SM, Sirtori C, Peracino A, Gheorghiade M, Borum P, Remuzzi G, Ardehali H. Translating the basic knowledge of mitochondrial functions to metabolic therapy: role of L-carnitine. Transl Res. 2013 Feb;161(2):73-84. doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2012.10.006. Epub 2012 Nov 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 23138103; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3590819. [for review]


04/26/19 Coates: Hydrocephalus

Schmidt MJ, Hartmann A, Farke D, Failling K, Kolecka M. Association between improvement of clinical signs and decrease of ventricular volume after ventriculoperitoneal shunting in dogs with internal hydrocephalus. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15468. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:30957934.

Gillespie S, Gilbert Z, De Decker S. Results of oral prednisolone administration or ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in dogs with congenital hydrocephalus: 40 cases (2005-2016). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2019 Apr 1;254(7):835-842. doi: 10.2460/javma.254.7.835. PubMed PMID: 30888275.

04/19/19 Cohn: FIP

Pedersen NC, Perron M, Bannasch M, Montgomery E, Murakami E, Liepnieks M, Liu H. Efficacy and safety of the nucleoside analog GS-441524 for treatment of cats with naturally occurring feline infectious peritonitis. J Feline Med Surg. 2019 Apr;21(4):271-281. doi: 10.1177/1098612X19825701. Epub 2019 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 30755068.

04/12/19 McCleary-Wheeler: Lymphoma

Ehrhart EJ, Wong S, Richter K, Zismann V, Grimes C, Hendricks W, Khanna C. Polymerase chain reaction for antigen receptor rearrangement: Benchmarking performance of a lymphoid clonality assay in diverse canine sample types. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Apr 2. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15485. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30939225.

04/05/19 Reich: Erythrocytes

Wilson CR, Pashmakova MB, Heinz JA, Johnson MC, Minard HM, Bishop MA, Barr JW. Biochemical evaluation of storage lesion in canine packed erythrocytes. J Small Anim Pract. 2017 Dec;58(12):678-684. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12713. Epub 2017 Jul 25.
PubMed PMID: 28741656.

03/29/19 Curtis: Intracranial Neoplasia; Glioma

Schwarz P, Meier V, Soukup A, Drees R, Besserer J, Beckmann K, Roos M, Rohrer Bley C. Comparative evaluation of a novel, moderately hypofractionated radiation protocol in 56 dogs with symptomatic intracranial neoplasia. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):2013-2020. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15324. Epub 2018 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 30308086; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6272041.

Bentley RT, Thomovsky SA, Miller MA, Knapp DW, Cohen-Gadol AA. Canine (pet dog) tumor microsurgery and intratumoral concentration and safety of metronomic chlorambucil for spontaneous glioma: A phase I clinical trial. World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:e534-e542. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.027. Epub 2018 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 29775768.

03/22/19 DeClue: Statistics

No reading assignment

03/15/19 Pacholec: Feline Leukemia

Stützer B, Simon K, Lutz H, Majzoub M, Hermanns W, Hirschberger J, Sauter-Louis C, Hartmann K. Incidence of persistent viraemia and latent feline leukaemia virus infection in cats with lymphoma. J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Feb;13(2):81-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2010.09.015. Epub 2010 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 21131219.

Burling AN, Levy JK, Scott HM, Crandall MM, Tucker SJ, Wood EG, Foster JD. Seroprevalences of feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cats in the United States and Canada and risk factors for seropositivity. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Jul 15;251(2):187-194. doi: 10.2460/javma.251.2.187. PubMed PMID: 28671491.

03/08/19 Couto: Doxorubicin

Hallman BE, Hauck ML, Williams LE, Hess PR, Suter SE. Incidence and risk factors associated with development of clinical cardiotoxicity in dogs receiving doxorubicin. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15414. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30697816. [focus will be on this article]

Wendelburg KM, Price LL, Burgess KE, Lyons JA, Lew FH, Berg J. Survival time of dogs with splenic hemangiosarcoma treated by splenectomy with or without adjuvant chemotherapy: 208 cases (2001-2012). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Aug 15;247(4):393-403. doi: 10.2460/javma.247.4.393. PubMed PMID: 26225611.

03/01/19 Foster: Undernutrition

Molina J, Hervera M, Manzanilla EG, Torrente C, Villaverde C. Evaluation of the prevalence and risk factors for undernutrition in hospitalized dogs. Front Vet Sci. 2018 Aug 29;5:205. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00205. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30211177; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6123354. [for discussion]

Michel KE, Higgins C. Nutrient-drug interactions in nutritional support. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 202;12(3):163-167. [for review]

02/22/19 Villani: Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

Katz ML, Rustad E, Robinson GO, Whiting REH, Student JT, Coates JR, Narfstrom K. Canine neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses: Promising models for preclinical testing of therapeutic interventions. Neurobiol Dis. 2017 Dec;108:277-287. doi:10.1016/j.nbd.2017.08.017. Epub 2017 Aug 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 28860089; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5675811.

Kolicheski A, Johnson GS, O'Brien DP, Mhlanga-Mutangadura T, Gilliam D, Guo J, Anderson-Sieg TD, Schnabel RD, Taylor JF, Lebowitz A, Swanson B, Hicks D, Niman ZE, Wininger FA, Carpentier MC, Katz ML. Australian Cattle Dogs with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis are homozygous for a CLN5 nonsense mutation previously identified in Border Collies. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jul;30(4):1149-58. doi:10.1111/jvim.13971. Epub 2016 May 20. PubMed PMID: 27203721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5084771.

02/15/19 Anderson: Library Resources

02/08/19 Lim: Micturition

Reineke EL, Thomas EK, Syring RS, Savini J, Drobatz KJ. The effect of prazosin on outcome in feline urethral obstruction. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2017 Jul;27(4):387-396. doi: 10.1111/vec.12611. Epub 2017 May 16. PubMed PMID: 28510274. [for discussion]

Langfitt E, Prittie JE, Buriko Y, Calabro JM. Disorders of micturition in small animal patients: clinical significance, etiologies, and management strategies. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2017 Mar;27(2):164-177. doi: 10.1111/vec.12564. Epub 2017 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 28122140. [for discussion]

Hu HZ, Granger N, Jeffery ND. Pathophysiology, Clinical Importance, and Management of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Caused by Suprasacral Spinal Cord Injury. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Sep;30(5):1575-1588. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14557. Epub 2016 Aug 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 27527382; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5032886. [additional info for neuro folks]


01/25/19 Van Eeden: Acute Pancreatitis; GI Protectants

French JM, Twedt DC, Rao S, Marolf AJ. Computed tomographic angiography and ultrasonography in the diagnosis and evaluation of acute pancreatitis in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Jan;33(1):79-88. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15364. Epub 2018 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 30548310. [for discussion]

Marks SL, Kook PH, Papich MG, Tolbert MK, Willard MD. ACVIM consensus statement: Support for rational administration of gastrointestinal protectants to dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):1823-1840. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15337. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 30378711; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6271318.

01/18/19 Reinero: Reflux

Määttä OLM, Laurila HP, Holopainen S, Lilja-Maula L, Melamies M, Viitanen SJ, Johnson LR, Koho N, Neuvonen M, Niemi M, Rajamäki MM. Reflux aspiration in lungs of dogs with respiratory disease and in healthy West Highland White Terriers. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Nov;32(6):2074-2081. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15321. Epub 2018 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 30311983; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6271311.

12/07/18 Leach: ECGs

Bring your Bic pens!

11/30/18 Gagnepain: Gait Analysis

Zidan N, Sims C, Fenn J, Williams K, Griffith E, Early PJ, Mariani CL, Munana KR, Guevar J, Olby NJ. A randomized, blinded, prospective clinical trial of postoperative rehabilitation in dogs after surgical decompression of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc herniation. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):1133-1144. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15086. Epub 2018 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 29635872; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5980307. [for discussion]

Frank LR, Roynard PFP. Veterinary neurologic rehabilitation: The rationale for a comprehensive approach. Top Companion Anim Med. 2018 Jun;33(2):49-57. doi:10.1053/j.tcam.2018.04.002. Epub 2018 May 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 30236409. [for your reference]

11/16/18 Blanco: Acute Abdomen

Galezowski AM, Snead EC, Kidney BA, Jackson ML. C-reactive protein as a prognostic indicator in dogs with acute abdomen syndrome. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2010 May;22(3):395-401. PubMed PMID: 20453213.

Andrews SJ, Thomas TM, Hauptman JG, Stanley BJ. Investigation of potential risk factors for mesenteric volvulus in military working dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Oct 1;253(7):877-885. doi: 10.2460/javma.253.7.877. PubMed PMID:30211640. [for your reference]

11/08/18 Norquest: Histoplasma Antigen Concentrations

Hanzlicek AS, Meinkoth JH, Renschler JS, Goad C, Wheat LJ. Antigen concentrations as an indicator of clinical remission and disease relapse in cats with histoplasmosis. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jul;30(4):1065-73. doi:10.1111/jvim.13962. Epub 2016 May 9. PubMed PMID: 27158815; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5084835. [for discussion]

Levy J, Crawford C, Hartmann K, Hofmann-Lehmann R, Little S, Sundahl E, Thayer V. 2008 American Association of Feline Practitioners' feline retrovirus management guidelines. J Feline Med Surg. 2008 Jul;10(3):300-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2008.03.002. Epub 2008 May 2. PubMed PMID: 18455463. [for your reference]

11/02/18 Reich: Canine Lymphoma

Thamm DH, Vail DM, Post GS, Fan TM, Phillips BS, Axiak-Bechtel S, Elmslie RS, Klein MK, Ruslander DA. Alternating  rabacfosadine/doxorubicin: Efficacy and tolerability in naïve canine multicentric lymphoma. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 May;31(3):872-878. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14700. Epub 2017 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 28370378; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5435064. [for discussion]

Saba CF, Vickery KR, Clifford CA, Burgess KE, Phillips B, Vail DM, Wright ZM, Morges MA, Fan TM, Thamm DH. Rabacfosadine for relapsed canine B-cell lymphoma: Efficacy and adverse event profiles of 2 different doses. Vet Comp Oncol. 2018 Mar;16(1):E76-E82. doi: 10.1111/vco.12337. Epub 2017 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 28891260. [for reference]

Kristal O, Rassnick KM, Gliatto JM, Northrup NC, Chretin JD, Morrison-Collister K, Cotter SM, Moore AS. Hepatotoxicity associated with CCNU (lomustine) chemotherapy in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2004 Jan-Feb;18(1):75-80. PubMed PMID: 14765735. [for reference]

10/26/18 Wiggins: EPIC Study; REVEAL Study

Boswood A, et al. Longitudinal analysis of quality of life, clinical, radiographic, echocardiographic, and laboratory variables in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease receiving pimobendan or placebo: The EPIC Study. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Jan;32(1):72-85. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14885. Epub 2017 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 29214723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5787203.

Fox PR, et al. International collaborative study to assess cardiovascular risk and evaluate long-term health in cats with preclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and apparently healthy cats: The REVEAL Study. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May;32(3):930-943. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15122. Epub 2018 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 29660848; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5980443.

10/19/18 Jurkoshek: Myasthenia Gravis; Polyneuropathy

Hague DW, Humphries HD, Mitchell MA, Shelton GD. Risk Factors and Outcomes in sats with acquired myasthenia gravis (2001-2012). J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;29(5):1307-12. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13596. Epub 2015 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 26308738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4858034. [for discussion]

Vandenberghe H, Escriou C, Rosati M, Porcarelli L, Recio Caride A, Añor S, Gandini G, Corlazzoli D, Thibaud JL, Matiasek K, Blot S. Juvenile-onset polyneuropathy in American Staffordshire Terriers. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Oct 13:e15316. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15316. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30315663. [for discussion]

Añor S. Acute lower motor neuron tetraparesis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014 Nov;44(6):1201-22. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2014.07.010. PubMed PMID:25441630. [for your reference]

Martinez-Anton L, Marenda M, Firestone SM, Bushell RN, Child G, Hamilton AI, Long SN, Le Chevoir MAR. Investigation of the role of Campylobacter infection in suspected acute polyradiculoneuritis in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Jan;32(1):352-360. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15030. Epub 2018 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 29356096; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5787210. [for your reference]

10/12/18 Merrill: Sinonasal aspergillosis

Talbot JJ, Kidd SE, Martin P, Beatty JA, Barrs VR. Azole resistance in canine and feline isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;42:37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2015.08.002. Epub 2015 Aug 28. PubMed PMID: 26387063.

Peeters D, Clercx C. Update on canine sinonasal aspergillosis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2007 Sep;37(5):901-16, vi. Review. PubMed PMID: 17693205.

10/05/18 Shoemake: Platelets

Woolcock AD, Keenan A, Cheung C, Christian JA, Moore GE. Thrombocytosis in 715 dogs (2011-2015). J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Nov;31(6):1691-1699. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14831. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 28895208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697177.

Schwartz D, Sharkey L, Armstrong PJ, Knudson C, Kelley J. Platelet volume and plateletcrit in dogs with presumed primary immune-mediated thrombocytopenia. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Sep-Oct;28(5):1575-9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12405. Epub 2014 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 25056453; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895566.

09/26/18 Ruggiero: Nutritional Management of PLE / Lymphangiectasia

Rudinsky AJ, Howard JP, Bishop MA, Sherding RG, Parker VJ, Gilor C. Dietary management of presumptive protein-losing enteropathy in Yorkshire terriers. J Small Anim Pract. 2017 Feb;58(2):103-108. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12625. PubMed PMID: 28160309.

Okanishi H, Yoshioka R, Kagawa Y, Watari T. The clinical efficacy of dietary fat restriction in treatment of dogs with intestinal lymphangiectasia. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 May-Jun;28(3):809-17. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12327. Epub 2014 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 24673630; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4238835.

09/21/18 Kong: Atrial Fibrillation

Pedro B, Dukes-McEwan J, Oyama MA, Kraus MS, Gelzer AR. Retrospective evaluation of the effect of heart rate on survival in dogs with atrial fibrillation. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Jan;32(1):86-92. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14896. Epub 2017 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 29205499; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5787213.

Pariaut R. Atrial Fibrillation: Current Therapies. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Sep;47(5):977-988. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2017.04.002. Epub 2017 Jun 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 28645513.

09/14/18 Cochran: The Vestibular System

Boudreau CE, Dominguez CE, Levine JM, Mankin J, Anderson KM, Voges AK, Fosgate GT. Reliability of interpretation of neurologic examination findings for the localization of vestibular dysfunction in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Apr 1;252(7):830-838. doi: 10.2460/javma.252.7.830. PubMed PMID: 29553894.

Gonçalves R, Carrera I, Garosi L, Smith PM, Fraser McConnell J, Penderis J. Clinical and topographic magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of suspected thalamic infarcts in 16 dogs. Vet J. 2011 Apr;188(1):39-43. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.03.024. Epub 2010 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 20456988.

09/07/18 Flesner: Journal Club overview; EBVM

Freise KJ, Lin TL, Fan TM, Recta V, Clark TP. Evidence-based medicine: the design and interpretation of noninferiority clinical trials in veterinary medicine. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;27(6):1305-17. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12211. Epub 2013 Oct 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 24128266.

Holmes MA. Philosophical foundations of evidence-based medicine for veterinary clinicians. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Nov 1;235(9):1035-9. doi: 10.2460/javma.235.9.1035. PubMed PMID: 19877998. [FYI]

2017 - 2018

PubMed Collection of All Articles (2016 - present)

05/04/18 Bianco: Pulmonary Thromboembolism; Hypoxemia

Marschner CB, Kristensen AT, Rozanski EA, McEvoy FJ, Kühnel L, Taeymans O, de Laforcade A, Sato AF, Wiinberg B. Diagnosis of canine pulmonary thromboembolism by computed tomography and mathematical modelling using haemostatic and inflammatory variables. Vet J. 2017 Nov;229:6-12. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.10.010. Epub 2017 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 29183575.

Keir I, Daly J, Haggerty J, Guenther C. Retrospective evaluation of the effect of high flow oxygen therapy delivered by nasal cannula on PaO2 in dogs with moderate-to-severe hypoxemia. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Jul;26(4):598-602. doi: 10.1111/vec.12495. Epub 2016 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 27333466.

04/27/18 Coates: Cerebral Microbleeds; Discospondylitis

Kerwin SC, Levine JM, Budke CM, Griffin JF Th, Boudreau CE. Putative cerebral microbleeds in dogs undergoing magnetic resonance imaging of the head: A retrospective study of demographics, clinical associations, and relationship to case outcome. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jul;31(4):1140-1148. doi:10.1111/jvim.14730. Epub 2017 May 27. PubMed PMID: 28556471; PubMed Central  PMCID: PMC5508348. [for discussion]

Ruoff CM, Kerwin SC, Taylor AR. Diagnostic Imaging of Discospondylitis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2018 Jan;48(1):85-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2017.08.007. Epub 2017 Sep 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 28964545.

04/20/18 Robinson: Paraneoplastic Syndrome

Soare T, Noble PJ, Hetzel U, Fonfara S, Kipar A. Paraneoplastic syndrome in haemophagocytic histiocytic sarcoma in a dog. J Comp Pathol. 2012 Feb-Apr;146(2-3):168-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2011.05.006. Epub 2011 Jul 7. PubMed PMID: 21741052.

Withers SS, Johnson EG, Culp WT, Rodriguez CO Jr, Skorupski KA, Rebhun RB. Paraneoplastic hypertrophic osteopathy in 30 dogs. Vet Comp Oncol. 2015 Sep;13(3):157-65. doi: 10.1111/vco.12026. Epub 2013 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 23489591; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5012418.

04/13/18 Ruggiero: Raw Diets

Martinez-Anton L, Marenda M, Firestone SM, Bushell RN, Child G, Hamilton AI, Long SN, Le Chevoir MAR. Investigation of the role of Campylobacter infection in suspected acute polyradiculoneuritis in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 Jan;32(1):352-360. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15030. Epub 2018 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 29356096; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5787210. [for discussion]

van Bree FPJ, Bokken GCAM, Mineur R, Franssen F, Opsteegh M, van der Giessen JWB, Lipman LJA, Overgaauw PAM. Zoonotic bacteria and parasites found in raw meat-based diets for cats and dogs. Vet Rec. 2018 Jan 13;182(2):50. doi: 10.1136/vr.104535. PubMed PMID: 29326391.

04/06/18 Honious: Septic Shock and Fluid Dynamics

Choi SJ, Ha EJ, Jhang WK, Park SJ. Elevated central venous pressure is associated with increased mortality in pediatric septic shock patients. BMC Pediatr. 2018 Feb 13;18(1):58. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1059-1. PubMed PMID: 29439683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5811958. [for discussion]

Besen BA, Taniguchi LU. Negative fluid balance in sepsis: when and how? Shock. 2017 Jan;47(1S Suppl 1):35-40. Review. PubMed PMID: 27454378.

Burgdorff AM, Bucher M, Schumann J. Vasoplegia in patients with sepsis and septic shock: pathways and mechanisms. J Int Med Res. 2018 Apr;46(4):1303-1310. doi: 10.1177/0300060517743836. Epub 2018 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 29332515.

03/30/18 Van Eeden: Renal Tubulopathy

Thompson MF, Fleeman LM, Kessell AE, Steenhard LA, Foster SF. Acquired proximal renal tubulopathy in dogs exposed to a common dried chicken treat: retrospective study of 108 cases (2007-2009). Aust Vet J. 2013 Sep;91(9):368-73. doi: 10.1111/avj.12100. PubMed PMID: 23980829. [for discussion]

Riordan L, Schaer M. Renal tubular acidosis. Compendium. 2005;27(7):513-529. [for your review]

03/23/18 Cochran: Inflammatory Myopathies

Tauro A, Addicott D, Foale RD, Bowman C, Hahn C, Long S, Massey J, Haley AC, Knowler SP, Day MJ, Kennedy LJ, Rusbridge C. Clinical features of idiopathic inflammatory polymyopathy in the Hungarian Vizsla. BMC Vet Res. 2015 Apr 21;11:97. doi: 10.1186/s12917-015-0408-7. PubMed PMID: 25896796; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4414416.

Durward-Akhurst SA, Finno CJ, Barnes N, Shivers J, Guo LT, Shelton GD, Valberg SJ. Major Histocompatibility Complex I and II expression and lymphocytic subtypes in muscle of horses with immune-mediated myositis. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jul;30(4):1313-21. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14371. Epub 2016 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 27352021; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5094553.

03/16/18 Leach: EKG's Continued!

03/09/18 Kong: Rhythm

Cervenec RM, Stauthammer CD, Fine DM, Kellihan HB, Scansen BA. Survival time with pacemaker implantation for dogs diagnosed with persistent atrial standstill. J Vet Cardiol. 2017 Jun;19(3):240-246. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.03.003. Epub 2017 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 28578822. [for discussion]

Parham WA, Mehdirad AA, Biermann KM, Fredman CS. Hyperkalemia revisited. Tex Heart Inst J. 2006;33(1):40-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 16572868; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1413606.

03/02/18 Merrill: Pulmonary Blastomycosis

Walton RAL, Wey A, Hall KE. A retrospective study of anti-inflammatory use in dogs with pulmonary blastomycosis: 139 cases (2002-2012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2017 Jul;27(4):439-443. doi: 10.1111/vec.12615. Epub 2017 May 31. PubMed PMID: 28561957. [for discussion]

Ralph E, Reppas G, Halliday C, Krockenberger M, Malik R. Pneumocystis canis pneumonia in dogs.  Microbiol Aust 2015;36(2) 79-82.

02/23/18 Norquest: Angiogenesis

Gardner HL, London CA, Portela RA, Nguyen S, Rosenberg MP, Klein MK, Clifford C, Thamm DH, Vail DM, Bergman P, Crawford-Jakubiak M, Henry C, Locke J, Garrett LD. Maintenance therapy with toceranib following doxorubicin-based chemotherapy for canine splenic hemangiosarcoma. BMC Vet Res. 2015 Jun 11;11:131. doi:10.1186/s12917-015-0446-1. PubMed PMID: 26062540; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4464614. [for discussion]

London CA, Gardner HL, Mathie T, Stingle N, Portela R, Pennell ML, Clifford CA, Rosenberg MP, Vail DM, Williams LE, Cronin KL, Wilson-Robles H, Borgatti A, Henry CJ, Bailey DB, Locke J, Northrup NC, Crawford-Jakubiak M, Gill VL, Klein MK, Ruslander DM, Thamm DH, Phillips B, Post G. Impact of toceranib/piroxicam/cyclophosphamide maintenance therapy on outcome of dogs with
appendicular osteosarcoma following amputation and carboplatin chemotherapy: A multi-institutional study. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 29;10(4):e0124889. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124889. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25923466; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4414350.

London C, Mathie T, Stingle N, Clifford C, Haney S, Klein MK, Beaver L, Vickery K, Vail DM, Hershey B, Ettinger S, Vaughan A, Alvarez F, Hillman L, Kiselow M, Thamm D, Higginbotham ML, Gauthier M, Krick E, Phillips B, Ladue T, Jones P, Bryan J, Gill V, Novasad A, Fulton L, Carreras J, McNeill C, Henry C, Gillings S. Preliminary evidence for biologic activity of toceranib phosphate (Palladia(®)) in solid tumours. Vet Comp Oncol. 2012 Sep;10(3):194-205. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5829.2011.00275.x. Epub 2011 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 22236194; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3732378.

02/16/18 Rippy: Cancer Immunotherapy

Mason NJ, Gnanandarajah JS, Engiles JB, Gray F, Laughlin D, Gaurnier-Hausser A, Wallecha A, Huebner M, Paterson Y. Immunotherapy with a HER2-targeting listeria induces HER2-specific immunity and demonstrates potential therapeutic effects in a phase I trial in canine osteosarcoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 1;22(17):4380-90. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-0088. Epub 2016 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 26994144. [for discussion]

Regan D, Guth A, Coy J, Dow S. Cancer immunotherapy in veterinary medicine: Current options and new developments. Vet J. 2016 Jan;207:20-28. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.10.008. Epub 2015 Oct 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 26545847. [for your information]

02/09/18 Gagnepain: Canine Epilepsy

Muñana KR, Thomas WB, Inzana KD, Nettifee-Osborne JA, McLucas KJ, Olby NJ, Mariani CJ, Early PJ. Evaluation of levetiracetam as adjunctive treatment for refractory canine epilepsy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. J  Vet Intern Med. 2012 Mar-Apr;26(2):341-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2011.00866.x. Epub 2012 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 22295869. [for discussion]

Muñana KR, Zhang D, Patterson EE. Placebo effect in canine epilepsy trials. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;24(1):166-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0407.x. PubMed PMID: 19912522.

02/02/18 Rothacker: Lab Artifacts

Gorman E. Spurious results in mineral and electrolyte analysis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Mar;47(2):263-272. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.10.019. Review. PubMed PMID: 28164836. [for discussion]

Gilor S, Gilor C. Common laboratory artifacts caused by inappropriate sample collection and transport: how to get the most out of a sample. Top Companion Anim Med. 2011 May;26(2):109-18. doi: 10.1053/j.tcam.2011.02.003. Review. PubMed PMID: 21596350.

Gupta A, Stockham SL. Negative interference of icteric serum on a bichromatic biuret total protein assay. Vet Clin Pathol. 2014 Sep;43(3):422-7. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12154. Epub 2014 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 24975994.

01/26/18 Wiggen: Cardiomyopathy

James R, Guillot E, Garelli-Paar C, Huxley J, Grassi V, Cobb M. The SEISICAT sudy: a pilot study assessing efficacy and safety of spironolactone in cats with congestive heart failure secondary to cardiomyopathy. J Vet Cardiol. 2017 Dec 22.pii: S1760-2734(16)30106-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.11.001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29277469. [for discussion]

Wess G, Domenech O, Dukes-McEwan J, Häggström J, Gordon S. European Society of Veterinary Cardiology screening guidelines for dilated cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinschers. J Vet Cardiol. 2017 Oct;19(5):405-415. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2017.08.006. Epub 2017 Sep 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 28965673. [for your information]

01/19/17 Chu: KIT; Palladia

Weishaar KM, Ehrhart EJ, Avery AC, Charles JB, Elmslie RE, Vail DM, London CA, Clifford CA, Eickhoff JC, Thamm DH. c-Kit mutation and localization status as response predictors in mast cell tumors in dogs treated with prednisone and toceranib or vinblastine. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Nov 30. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14889. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29194765. [for discussion]

London CA, Malpas PB, Wood-Follis SL, Boucher JF, Rusk AW, Rosenberg MP, Henry CJ, Mitchener KL, Klein MK, Hintermeister JG, Bergman PJ, Couto GC, Mauldin GN, Michels GM. Multi-center, placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized study of oral toceranib phosphate (SU11654), a receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, for the treatment of dogs with recurrent (either local or distant) mast cell tumor following surgical excision. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jun 1;15(11):3856-65. doi:
10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-1860. Epub 2009 May 26. PubMed PMID: 19470739.
[for your information]

01/12/2018 Anderson: Scholarly Communication

12/15/17 Reich: BRAF Mutations

Mochizuki H, Shapiro SG, Breen M. Detection of BRAF mutation in urine DNA as a molecular diagnostic for canine urothelial and prostatic carcinoma. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 9;10(12):e0144170. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144170. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26649430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4674145.

Mochizuki H, Breen M. Comparative aspects of BRAF mutations in canine cancers. Vet Sci. 2015 Aug 24;2(3):231-245. doi: 10.3390/vetsci2030231. Review. PubMed PMID: 29061943; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5644641.

12/01/17 Shoemake: Lead Toxicity

Langlois DK, Kaneene JB, Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan V, Daniels BL, Mejia-Abreu H, Frank NA, Buchweitz JP. Investigation of blood lead concentrations in dogs living in Flint, Michigan. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Oct 15;251(8):912-921. doi: 10.2460/javma.251.8.912. PubMed PMID: 28959928. [for discussion]

King JB. Proximal tubular nephropathy in two dogs diagnosed with lead toxicity. Aust Vet J. 2016 Aug;94(8):280-4. doi: 10.1111/avj.12463. PubMed PMID: 27461352. [for your information]

Cole G, Weigel J, Headrick A, Adams W, Biskup J. Multiple pathological fractures and delayed union associated with lead exposure in a German Shepherd Dog. Aust Vet J. 2015 Oct;93(10):373-6. doi: 10.1111/avj.12361. PubMed PMID:
[for your information]

11/10/17 Jurkoshek: Dysautonomia

Harkin KR, Andrews GA, Nietfeld JC. Dysautonomia in dogs: 65 cases (1993-2000). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002 Mar 1;220(5):633-9. PubMed PMID: 12418523.

Harkin KR, Bulmer BJ, Biller DS. Echocardiographic evaluation of dogs with dysautonomia. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Dec 15;235(12):1431-6. doi:10.2460/javma.235.12.1431. PubMed PMID: 20001776.

O'Brien DP, Johnson GC. Dysautonomia and autonomic neuropathies. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2002 Jan;32(1):251-65, viii. Review. PubMed PMID: 11785731. [for further information]

Kidder AC, Johannes C, O'Brien DP, Harkin KR, Schermerhorn T. Feline dysautonomia in the Midwestern United States: a retrospective study of nine cases. J Feline Med Surg. 2008 Apr;10(2):130-6. Epub 2007 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 17950646. [optional]

11/03/17 Trenholme: Transfusion Medicine

Hann L, Brown DC, King LG, Callan MB. Effect of duration of packed red blood cell storage on morbidity and mortality in dogs after transfusion: 3,095 cases (2001-2010). J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;28(6):1830-7. doi:10.1111/jvim.12430. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 25311875; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895626.

Martí-Carvajal AJ, Solà I, González LE, Leon de Gonzalez G, Rodriguez-Malagon N. Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of allergic and febrile non-haemolytic transfusion reactions. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jun 16;(6):CD007539. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007539.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 20556779.

Slichter SJ, Pellham E, Bailey SL, Christoffel T, Gettinger I, Gaur L, Latchman Y, Nelson K, Bolgiano D. Leukofiltration plus pathogen reduction prevents alloimmune platelet refractoriness in a dog transfusion model. Blood. 2017 Aug 24;130(8):1052-1061. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-07-726901. Epub 2017 Jul 13. PubMed PMID: 28705838. [for your review]

10/27/17 Toedebusch: Polyneuropathy

Bookbinder LC, Flanders J, Bookbinder PF, Harvey HJ, Barry JS, Cheetham J. Idiopathic canine laryngeal paralysis as one sign of a diffuse polyneuropathy: an observational study of 90 Cases (2007-2013). Vet Surg. 2016 Feb;45(2):254-60. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12444. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PubMed PMID: 26757180.

Giza EG, Płonek M, Nicpoń JM, Wrzosek MA. Electrodiagnostic studies in presumptive primary hypothyroidism and polyneuropathy in dogs with reevaluation during hormone replacement therapy. Acta Vet Scand. 2016 May 21;58(1):32. doi:10.1186/s13028-016-0212-9. PubMed PMID: 27209097; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4875660.

10/20/17 Bechtel: Mast Cell Tumors

Kiupel M, Webster JD, Bailey KL, et al. Proposal of a 2-tier histologic grading system for canine cutaneous mast cell tumors to more accurately predict biological behavior. Vet Pathol. 2011 Jan;48(1):147-55. doi: 10.1177/0300985810386469. Epub
2010 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 21062911.

Gustafson DL, Page RL. Cancer chemotherapy. In: Withrow & McEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology. 5th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2013. pp. 157-179.

10/13/17 Mauler: Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disk Herniation

Balducci F, Canal S, Contiero B, Bernardini M. Prevalence and risk factors for presumptive ascending/descending myelomalacia in dogs after thoracolumbar intervertebral disk herniation. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar;31(2):498-504. doi:10.1111/jvim.14656. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28144987; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5354033.

Gallucci A, Dragone L, Menchetti M, Gagliardo T, Pietra M, Cardinali M, Gandini G. Acquisition of involuntary spinal locomotion (spinal walking) in dogs with irreversible thoracolumbar spinal cord lesion: 81 Dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar;31(2):492-497. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14651. Epub 2017 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 28238221; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5354022.

10/06/17 Hookey: Cobalamin

Toresson L, Steiner JM, Suchodolski JS, Spillmann T. Oral cobalamin supplementation in dogs with chronic enteropathies and hypocobalaminemia. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):101-7. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13797. Epub 2015 Dec 9.
PubMed PMID: 26648590; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4913667.

Ruaux CG. Cobalamin in companion animals: diagnostic marker, deficiency states and therapeutic implications. Vet J. 2013 May;196(2):145-52. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.01.025. Epub 2013 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 23518469. [for your review]

09/29/17 Jaffey: Cyclosporine

McAtee BB, Cummings KJ, Cook AK, Lidbury JA, Heseltine JC, Willard MD. Opportunistic invasive cutaneous fungal infections associated with administration of cyclosporine to dogs with immune-mediated disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14824. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887897. [for discussion]

Archer TM, Boothe DM, Langston VC, Fellman CL, Lunsford KV, Mackin AJ. Oral cyclosporine treatment in dogs: a review of the literature. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Jan-Feb;28(1):1-20. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12265. Epub 2013 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 24341787; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895546. [for your review]

09/22/17 Vientos-Plotts: Hypoadrenocorticism

Baumstark ME, Nussberger J, Boretti FS, Baumstark MW, Riond B, Reusch CE, Sieber-Ruckstuhl NS. Use of plasma renin activity to monitor mineralocorticoid treatment in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism: desoxycorticosterone versus
fludrocortisone. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Sep-Oct;28(5):1471-8. doi:10.1111/jvim.12426. PubMed PMID: 25274440; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895596.

Guillaumin J, DiBartola SP. Disorders of sodium and water homeostasis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Mar;47(2):293-312. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.10.015. Epub 2016 Dec 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 28017410. [helpful for boards]

09/15/17 Reinero: Antimicrobial Use for Respiratory Tract Disease

Lappin MR, Blondeau J, Boothe D, Breitschwerdt EB, Guardabassi L, Lloyd DH, Papich MG, Rankin SC, Sykes JE, Turnidge J, Weese JS. Antimicrobial use guidelines for treatment of respiratory tract disease in dogs and cats: Antimicrobial Guidelines Working Group of the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar;31(2):279-294. doi:10.1111/jvim.14627. Epub 2017 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 28185306; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC5354050.

09/08/17 Flesner: EBVM

Grimes DA, Schulz KF. An overview of clinical research: the lay of the land. Lancet. 2002 Jan 5;359(9300):57-61. Review. PubMed PMID: 11809203.

Isaacs D, Fitzgerald D. Seven alternatives to evidence based medicine. BMJ. 1999 Dec 18-25;319(7225):1618. PubMed PMID: 10600968; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC28313.

09/01/17 O'Brien: Spongy Degeneration with Cerebellar Ataxia

Mauri N, Kleiter M, Leschnik M, Högler S, Dietschi E, Wiedmer M, Dietrich J, Henke D, Steffen F, Schuller S, Gurtner C, Stokar-Regenscheit N, O'Toole D, Bilzer T, Herden C, Oevermann A, Jagannathan V, Leeb T. A missense variant in KCNJ10 in Belgian Shepherd dogs affected by spongy degeneration with cerebellar ataxia (SDCA1). G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Feb 9;7(2):663-669. doi:10.1534/g3.116.038455. PubMed PMID: 28007838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5295610. [be sure to look at the Supplemental data]

Mauri N, Kleiter M, Dietschi E, Leschnik M, Högler S, Wiedmer M, Dietrich J, Henke D, Steffen F, Schuller S, Gurtner C, Stokar-Regenscheit N, O'Toole D, Bilzer T, Herden C, Oevermann A, Jagannathan V, Leeb T. A SINE insertion in ATP1B2 in Belgian Shepherd dogs affected by spongy degeneration with cerebellar ataxia (SDCA2). G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Aug 7;7(8):2729-2737. doi:10.1534/g3.117.043018. PubMed PMID: 28620085; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5555477. [be sure to look at the Supplemental data]

O'Brien DP, Leeb T. DNA testing in neurologic diseases. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;28(4):1186-98. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12383. Epub 2014 Jun 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 24962505; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4857950. [as an FYI]

08/25/17 Cohn: Benazepril; Proteinuria

King JN, Font A, Rousselot JF, Ash RA, Bonfanti U, Brovida C, Crowe ID, Lanore D, Pechereau D, Seewald W, Strehlau G. Effects of benazepril on survival of dogs with chronic kidney disease: a multicenter, randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Jul;31(4):1113-1122. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14726. Epub 2017 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 28669137; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5508345.

Vaden SL, Elliott J. Management of proteinuria in dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2016 Nov;46(6):1115-30. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.06.009. Epub 2016 Jul 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 27485278. [as an FYI]

2016 - 2017

PubMed Collection of All Articles

05/26/17 Hookey: PEG/gastrostomy use

Yoshimoto SK, Marks SL, Struble AL, Riel DL. Owner experiences and complications with home use of a replacement low profile gastrostomy device for long-term enteral feeding in dogs. Can Vet J. 2006 Feb;47(2):144-50. PubMed PMID:16579040; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1345729.

Aguiar J, Chang YM, Garden OA. Complications of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in dogs and cats receiving corticosteroid treatment. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jul;30(4):1008-13. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13969. Epub 2016 May 23. PubMed PMID: 27214641; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5089586.

Toyoda K, Uchida K, Matsuki N, Sakai H, Kitagawa M, Saito M, Sasaki J, Nakayama H. Inflammatory myopathy with severe tongue atrophy in Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2010 Nov;22(6):876-85. PubMed PMID: 21088170.

05/19/17 Kong: EPIC Study

Boswood A, et al. Effect of pimobendan in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease and cardiomegaly: The EPIC study-a randomized clinical trial. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Nov;30(6):1765-1779. doi:10.1111/jvim.14586. Epub 2016 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 27678080; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC5115200.

05/12/17 Van Eeden: Thrombocytopenia

Davis M, Bracker K. Retrospective Study of 122 Dogs that were treated with the antifibrinolytic drug aminocaproic acid: 2010-2012. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2016 May-Jun;52(3):144-8. doi: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-6298. Epub 2016 Mar 23. PubMed PMID:27008326.

Kohn B, Linden T, Leibold W. Platelet-bound antibodies detected by a flow cytometric assay in cats with thrombocytopenia. J Feline Med Surg. 2006 Aug;8(4):254-60. Epub 2006 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 16616569.

Wondratschek C, Weingart C, Kohn B. Primary immune-mediated thrombocytopenia in cats. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2010 Jan-Feb;46(1):12-9. PubMed PMID: 20045832.

05/05/17 Selting: PET in Mast Cell Tumors

Pratschke KM, Atherton MJ, Sillito JA, Lamm CG. Evaluation of a modified proportional margins approach for surgical resection of mast cell tumors in dogs: 40 cases (2008-2012). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Nov 15;243(10):1436-41. doi:
10.2460/javma.243.10.1436. PubMed PMID: 24171373.

Leblanc AK, Miller AN, Galyon GD, Moyers TD, Long MJ, Stuckey AC, Wall JS, Morandi F. Preliminary evaluation of serial (18) FDG-PET/CT to assess response to toceranib phosphate therapy in canine cancer. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2012 May-Jun;53(3):348-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8261.2012.01925.x. Epub 2012 Feb 24. PubMed PMID: 22360684.

LeBlanc AK, Jakoby BW, Townsend DW, Daniel GB. 18FDG-PET imaging in canine lymphoma and cutaneous mast cell tumor. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2009 Mar-Apr;50(2):215-23. PubMed PMID: 19400472.

04/28/17 Honious: Autotransfusion (cancelled)

Higgs VA, Rudloff E, Kirby R, Linklater AK. Autologous blood transfusion in dogs with thoracic or abdominal hemorrhage: 25 cases (2007-2012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):731-8. doi: 10.1111/vec.12338. Epub 2015 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 26193912.

Robinson DA, Kiefer K, Bassett R, Quandt J. Autotransfusion in dogs using a 2-syringe technique. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Nov;26(6):766-774. doi: 10.1111/vec.12476. Epub 2016 Apr 13. PubMed PMID: 27074590.

Adamik KN, Yozova ID, Regenscheit N. Controversies in the use of hydroxyethyl starch solutions in small animal emergency and critical care. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2015 Jan-Feb;25(1):20-47. doi: 10.1111/vec.12283. Review.
PubMed PMID: 25655725.

04/21/17 Robinson: Posaconazole; Abdominal Lymph Nodes

Corrigan VK, Legendre AM, Wheat LJ, Mullis R, Johnson B, Bemis DA, Cepero L. Treatment of Disseminated Aspergillosis with Posaconazole in 10 Dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(1):167-73. doi: 10.1111/jvim.13795. Epub 2015 Nov 14.
PubMed PMID: 26566711; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4913654.

Davé AC, Zekas LJ, Auld DM. Correlation of cytologic and histopathologic findings with perinodal echogenicity of abdominal lymph nodes in dogs and cats.Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2017 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/vru.12499. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28397313.

04/14/17 Sprinkle: Nutrition and Renal Disease

Hall JA, Fritsch DA, Yerramilli M, Obare E, Yerramilli M, Jewell DE. A longitudinal study on the acceptance and effects of a therapeutic renal food in pet dogs with IRIS-Stage 1 chronic kidney disease. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 2017 Mar 9. doi: 10.1111/jpn.12692. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:28276099. [to be discussed]

WSAVA's Nutrition Toolkit

04/07/07 Shomper: Fly Biting in Dogs

Frank D, Bélanger MC, Bécuwe-Bonnet V, Parent J. Prospective medical evaluation of 7 dogs presented with fly biting. Can Vet J. 2012 Dec;53(12):1279-84. PubMed PMID: 23729825; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3500118.

Wrzosek M, Płonek M, Nicpoń J, Cizinauskas S, Pakozdy A. Retrospective multicenter evaluation of the "fly-catching syndrome" in 24 dogs: EEG, BAER, MRI, CSF findings and response to antiepileptic and antidepressant treatment. Epilepsy
Behav. 2015 Dec;53:184-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.10.013. Epub 2015 Nov 13.PubMed PMID: 26584225.

03/31/17 Jurkoshek: Meningomyelitis; Toxoplasma gondii

Griffin JF, Levine JM, Levine GJ, Fosgate GT. Meningomyelitis in dogs: a retrospective review of 28 cases (1999 to 2007). J Small Anim Pract. 2008 Oct;49(10):509-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2008.00588.x. Epub 2008 Jul 8. PubMed
PMID: 18631217.

Wyrosdick HM, Schaefer JJ. Toxoplasma gondii: history and diagnostic test development. Anim Health Res Rev. 2015 Dec;16(2):150-62. doi:10.1017/S1466252315000183. Epub 2015 Nov 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 26568360.

03/24/17 Rippy: CGUC; TCC

Nolan MW, Kogan L, Griffin LR, Custis JT, Harmon JF, Biller BJ, Larue SM. Intensity-modulated and image-guided radiation therapy for treatment of genitourinary carcinomas in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;26(4):987-95.doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2012.00946.x. PubMed PMID: 22624845. (to be discussed)

Fulkerson CM, Knapp DW. Management of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder in dogs: a review. Vet J. 2015 Aug;205(2):217-25. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.01.017. Review. PubMed PMID: 25747698. (good for boards prep)

03/17/17 Leach: Inherited Arrhythmias

Gelzer AR, Kraus MS, Rishniw M, Hemsley SA, Moïse NS. Combination therapy with mexiletine and sotalol suppresses inherited ventricular arrhythmias in German shepherd dogs better than mexiletine or sotalol monotherapy: a randomized
cross-over study. J Vet Cardiol. 2010 Aug;12(2):93-106. doi:10.1016/j.jvc.2010.06.001. PubMed PMID: 20663731.

Moïse NS. Inherited arrhythmias in the dog: potential experimental models of cardiac disease. Cardiovasc Res. 1999 Oct;44(1):37-46. Review. PubMed PMID:10615388.

03/10/17 Cochran: Meningoencephalitis of Unknown Origin

Lowrie M, Thomson S, Smith P, Garosi L. Effect of a constant rate infusion of cytosine arabinoside on mortality in dogs with meningoencephalitis of unknown origin. Vet J. 2016 Jul;213:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.03.026. PubMed PMID:

Cornelis I, Volk HA, Van Ham L, De Decker S. Prognostic factors for 1-week survival in dogs diagnosed with meningoencephalitis of unknown aetiology. Vet J. 2016 Aug;214:91-5. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.05.008. PubMed PMID: 27387733.

03/03/17 Grobman: Upper Respiratory Syndrome; Reflux

Poncet CM, Dupre GP, Freiche VG, Bouvy BM. Long-term results of upper respiratory syndrome surgery and gastrointestinal tract medical treatment in 51 brachycephalic dogs. J Small Anim Pract. 2006 Mar;47(3):137-42. PubMed PMID:16512845.

Kook PH, Kempf J, Ruetten M, Reusch CE. Wireless ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring in dogs with clinical signs interpreted as gastroesophageal reflux. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;28(6):1716-23. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12461. PubMed PMID:25269696; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895632.

02/17/17 Bryan: Lymphoma

Childress MO, Ramos-Vara JA, Ruple A. A randomized controlled trial of the effect of prednisone omission from a multidrug chemotherapy protocol on treatment outcome in dogs with peripheral nodal lymphomas. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016 Nov
1;249(9):1067-1078. PubMed PMID: 27767437.

Simon D, Moreno SN, Hirschberger J, Moritz A, Kohn B, Neumann S, Jurina K, Scharvogel S, Schwedes C, Reinacher M, Beyerbach M, Nolte I. Efficacy of a continuous, multiagent chemotherapeutic protocol versus a short-term single-agent protocol in dogs with lymphoma. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Mar 15;232(6):879-85. doi: 10.2460/javma.232.6.879. PubMed PMID: 18341445.

02/10/17 Coates: Hyperparathyroidism; Hypercalcemia; Hypocalcemia

Arbaugh M, Smeak D, Monnet E. Evaluation of preoperative serum concentrations of ionized calcium and parathyroid hormone as predictors of hypocalcemia following parathyroidectomy in dogs with primary hyperparathyroidism: 17 cases
(2001-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Jul 15;241(2):233-6. doi:10.2460/javma.241.2.233. PubMed PMID: 22765370.

Milovancev M, Schmiedt CW. Preoperative factors associated with postoperative hypocalcemia in dogs with primary hyperparathyroidism that underwent parathyroidectomy: 62 cases (2004-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Feb 15;242(4):507-15. doi: 10.2460/javma.242.4.507. PubMed PMID: 23363283.

Shelton GD, Cardinet GH 3rd. Pathophysiologic basis of canine muscle disorders. J Vet Intern Med. 1987 Jan-Mar;1(1):36-44. Review. PubMed PMID:2976093. [Good review article; focus on Figure 4]

de Brito Galvão JF, Schenck PA, Chew DJ. A Quick Reference on Hypercalcemia. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Mar;47(2):241-248. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.10.016. Review. PubMed PMID: 28012787. [For your files]

de Brito Galvão JF, Schenck PA, Chew DJ. A Quick Reference on Hypocalcemia. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Mar;47(2):249-256. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.10.017. Review. PubMed PMID: 28012786. [For your files]

02/03/17 Sibigtroth: Polyradiculoneuritis

Hirschvogel K, Jurina K, Steinberg TA, Matiasek LA, Matiasek K, Beltrán E, Fischer A. Clinical course of acute canine polyradiculoneuritis following treatment with human IV immunoglobulin. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2012 Sep-Oct;48(5):299-309. doi: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-5651. PubMed PMID: 22843822.

Añor S. Acute lower motor neuron tetraparesis. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014 Nov;44(6):1201-22. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2014.07.010. PubMed PMID:25441630. [For your record]

01/27/17 Vientos-Plotts: Cholecystectomy

Malek S, Sinclair E, Hosgood G, Moens NM, Baily T, Boston SE. Clinical findings and prognostic factors for dogs undergoing cholecystectomy for gallbladder mucocele. Vet Surg. 2013 May;42(4):418-26. doi:10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01072.x. PubMed PMID: 23330871.

Kook PH, Schellenberg S, Rentsch KM, Reusch CE, Glaus TM. Effects of iatrogenic hypercortisolism on gallbladder sludge formation and biochemical bile constituents in dogs. Vet J. 2012 Feb;191(2):225-30. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.01.004. PubMed PMID: 21316991.

01/20/17 Anderson: EBVM

Grimes DA, Schulz KF. An overview of clinical research: the lay of the land. Lancet. 2002 Jan 5;359(9300):57-61. Review. PubMed PMID: 11809203.

01/13/17 Flesner: Immune Thombocytopenia; Common Prostatic Conditions in Dogs

LeVine DN, Birkenheuer AJ, Brooks MB, Nordone SK, Bellinger DA, Jones SL, Fischer TH, Oglesbee SE, Frey K, Brinson NS, Peters AP, Marr HS, Motsinger-Reif A, Gudbrandsdottir S, Bussel JB, Key NS. A novel canine model of immune thrombocytopenia: has immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) gone to the dogs? Br J Haematol. 2014 Oct;167(1):110-20. doi:10.1111/bjh.13005. PubMed PMID: 25039744; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4167465.

Niżański W, Levy X, Ochota M, Pasikowska J. Pharmacological treatment for common prostatic conditions in dogs - benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostatitis: an update. Reprod Domest Anim. 2014 Jun;49 Suppl 2:8-15. doi:10.1111/rda.12297. Review. PubMed PMID: 24947855.

12/16/16 Menard: Insulinoma; Hypoglycemia in Dogs

Goutal CM, Brugmann BL, Ryan KA. Insulinoma in dogs: a review. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2012 May-Jun;48(3):151-63. doi: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-5745. Review. PubMed PMID: 22474047.

Datte K, Guillaumin J, Barrett S, Monnig A, Cooper E. Retrospective evaluation of the use of glucagon infusion as adjunctive therapy for hypoglycemia in dogs: 9 cases (2005-2014). J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Nov;26(6):775-781.
doi: 10.1111/vec.12513. PubMed PMID: 27541206.

12/09/16 Ortolani: Hypoadrenocorticism in Dogs

Gold AJ, Langlois DK, Refsal KR. Evaluation of Basal Serum or Plasma Cortisol Concentrations for the Diagnosis of Hypoadrenocorticism in Dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Nov;30(6):1798-1805. doi: 10.1111/jvim.14589. PubMed PMID: 27714859; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5115184.

Gunn E, Shiel RE, Mooney CT. Hydrocortisone in the management of acute hypoadrenocorticism in dogs: a retrospective series of 30 cases. J Small Anim Pract. 2016 May;57(5):227-33. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12473. PubMed PMID: 27101159.

12/02/16 Chu: Acute Tumor Lysis Syndrome; Lymphoproliferative Diseases; Glomerular Disease

Rout ED, Avery PR. Lymphoid Neoplasia: Correlations Between Morphology and Flow Cytometry. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Jan;47(1):53-70. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2016.07.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 27542692.

IRIS Canine GN Study Group Diagnosis Subgroup., Littman MP, Daminet S, Grauer GF, Lees GE, van Dongen AM. Consensus recommendations for the diagnostic investigation of dogs with suspected glomerular disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;27 Suppl 1:S19-26. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12223. PubMed PMID: 24635376.

11/18/16 Reinero: Bacterial Pneumonia

Sumner CM, Rozanski EA, Sharp CR, Shaw SP. The use of deep oral swabs as a surrogate for transoral tracheal wash to obtain bacterial cultures in dogs with pneumonia. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2011 Oct;21(5):515-20. doi:
10.1111/j.1476-4431.2011.00670.x. PubMed PMID: 22316198.

Proulx A, Hume DZ, Drobatz KJ, Reineke EL. In vitro bacterial isolate susceptibility to empirically selected antimicrobials in 111 dogs with bacterial pneumonia. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2014 Mar-Apr;24(2):194-200. doi: 10.1111/vec.12128. PubMed PMID: 24382329.

11/11/16 Rothacker: Mucopolysaccharidosis

Jolly RD, Hopwood JJ, Marshall NR, Jenkins KS, Thompson DJ, Dittmer KE, Thompson JC, Fedele AO, Raj K, Giger U. Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI in a Miniature Poodle-type dog caused by a deletion in the arylsulphatase B gene. N Z Vet J. 2012 May;60(3):183-8. doi: 10.1080/00480169.2011.642791. PubMed PMID:22329490; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3401909.

Jolly RD, Johnstone AC, Norman EJ, Hopwood JJ, Walkley SU. Pathology of mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA in Huntaway dogs. Vet Pathol. 2007 Sep;44(5):569-78. PubMed PMID: 17846229.

Skelly BJ, Franklin RJ. Recognition and diagnosis of lysosomal storage diseases in the cat and dog. J Vet Intern Med. 2002 Mar-Apr;16(2):133-41. Review. PubMed PMID: 11899921.

11/04/16 Asokan: Pyothorax

Bach JF, Balakrishnan A. Retrospective comparison of costs between medical and surgical treatment of canine pyothorax. Can Vet J. 2015 Nov;56(11):1140-3. PubMed PMID: 26538667; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4608465.

Swinbourne F, Baines EA, Baines SJ, Halfacree ZJ. Computed tomographic findings in canine pyothorax and correlation with findings at exploratory thoracotomy. J Small Anim Pract. 2011 Apr;52(4):203-8. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5827.2011.01051.x. PubMed PMID: 21906063.

10/28/16 Trenholme: Septic Peritonitis

Lascelles BD, Blikslager AT, Fox SM, Reece D. Gastrointestinal tract perforation in dogs treated with a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor: 29 cases (2002-2003). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005 Oct 1;227(7):1112-7. PubMed PMID: 16220672.

Ragetly GR, Bennett RA, Ragetly CA. Septic peritonitis: etiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis. Compend Contin Educ Vet. 2011 Oct;33(10):E1-6; quiz E7. Review. PubMed PMID: 22012841.

Barfield DM, Tivers MS, Holahan M, Welch K, House A, Adamantos SE. Retrospective evaluation of recurrent secondary septic peritonitis in dogs (2000-2011): 41 cases. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Mar-Apr;26(2):281-7. doi: 10.1111/vec.12413. PubMed PMID: 26523410.

10/14/16 Mark Harmon: Pulmonary Hypertension

Borgarelli M, Abbott J, Braz-Ruivo L, Chiavegato D, Crosara S, Lamb K, Ljungvall I, Poggi M, Santilli RA, Haggstrom J. Prevalence and prognostic importance of pulmonary hypertension in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;29(2):569-74. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12564.PubMed PMID: 25818210; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4895522.

Brown AJ, Davison E, Sleeper MM. Clinical efficacy of sildenafil in treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Jul-Aug;24(4):850-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2010.0517.x. Epub 2010 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 20412435.

Humbert M, Sitbon O, Simonneau G. Treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2004 Sep 30;351(14):1425-36. Review. PubMed PMID:15459304.

10/07/16 O'Brien: Orofacial Disorders

Pakozdy A, Gruber A, Kneissl S, Leschnik M, Halasz P, Thalhammer JG. Complex partial cluster seizures in cats with orofacial involvement. J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Oct;13(10):687-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2011.05.014. Epub 2011 Jul 26. PubMed
PMID: 21795088.

Baird JD, Arroyo LG, Vengust M, McGurrin MK, Rodriguez-Palacios A, Kenney DG, Aravagiri M, Maylin GA. Adverse extrapyramidal effects in four horse given fluphenazine decanoate. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006 Jul 1;229(1):104-10. PubMed  PMID: 16817724.

09/30/16 Jaffey: Erythrocyte Enzyme Deficiences; Methemoglobinemia

Harvey JW. Pathogenesis, laboratory diagnosis, and clinical implications of erythrocyte enzyme deficiencies in dogs, cats, and horses. Vet Clin Pathol. 2006 Jun;35(2):144-56. Review. PubMed PMID: 16783707.

Wright RO, Lewander WJ, Woolf AD. Methemoglobinemia: etiology, pharmacology, and clinical management. Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Nov;34(5):646-56. Review. PubMed PMID: 10533013.

09/23/16 Mauler: Brain Tumor Treatment; Intracranial Meningiomas

Hu H, Barker A, Harcourt-Brown T, Jeffery N. Systematic Review of Brain Tumor Treatment in Dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;29(6):1456-63. doi:10.1111/jvim.13617. Epub 2015 Sep 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 26375164; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4895648.

Cameron S, Rishniw M, Miller AD, Sturges B, Dewey CW. Characteristics and Survival of 121 Cats Undergoing Excision of Intracranial Meningiomas (1994-2011). Vet Surg. 2015 Aug;44(6):772-6. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12340. Epub 2015 Jun 1. PubMed
PMID: 26032173.

09/16/16 Kerl: Peritoneal Dialysis

Bersenas AM. A clinical review of peritoneal dialysis. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2011 Dec;21(6):605-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-4431.2011.00679.x. Epub 2011 Sep 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 22316253.

Ross LA, Labato MA. Peritoneal dialysis In: DiBartola SP (ed.) Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2012. pp. 665-679.

De Loor J, Daminet S, Smets P, Maddens B, Meyer E. Urinary biomarkers for acute kidney injury in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;27(5):998-1010. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12155. Epub 2013 Aug 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23952327. [Note: won't be discussed]

Nielsen LK, Bracker K, Price LL. Administration of fenoldopam in critically ill small animal patients with acute kidney injury: 28 dogs and 34 cats (2008-2012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2015 May-Jun;25(3):396-404. doi: 10.1111/vec.12303. Epub 2015 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 25854861. [Note: won't be discussed]

09/09/16 Bechtel: Cancer Immunotherapy

Grosenbaugh DA, Leard AT, Bergman PJ, Klein MK, Meleo K, Susaneck S, Hess PR, Jankowski MK, Jones PD, Leibman NF, Johnson MH, Kurzman ID, Wolchok JD. Safety and efficacy of a xenogeneic DNA vaccine encoding for human tyrosinase as adjunctive treatment for oral malignant melanoma in dogs following surgical excision of the primary tumor. Am J Vet Res. 2011 Dec;72(12):1631-8. doi:10.2460/ajvr.72.12.1631. PubMed PMID: 22126691.

Regan D, Guth A, Coy J, Dow S. Cancer immunotherapy in veterinary medicine: Current options and new developments. Vet J. 2016 Jan;207:20-8. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.10.008. Epub 2015 Oct 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 26545847.