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Otitis media/interna and encephalitozoonosis are the most common causes of head tilt in pet rabbits in the UK: 73 cases (2009-2020) (2024)
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Liatis, T., Makri, N., Czopowicz, M., Richardson, J., Nuttall, T., & Suñol, A. (2024). Otitis media/interna and encephalitozoonosis are the most common causes of head tilt in pet rabbits in the UK: 73 cases (2009-2020). Veterinary Record, https://doi.org/10.1002/vetr.4267

BackgroundThere are limited studies that identify diseases associated with head tilt in pet rabbits.MethodsThis was an observational, retrospective, single-centre study of rabbits with head tilt presented between 2009 and 2020. Descriptive statistics... Read More about Otitis media/interna and encephalitozoonosis are the most common causes of head tilt in pet rabbits in the UK: 73 cases (2009-2020).

Suspected tick-borne flavivirus meningoencephalomyelitis in dogs from the UK: six cases (2021) (2023)
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Gonzalo-Nadal, V., Kohl, A., Rocchi, M., Brennan, B., Hughes, J., Nichols, J., …Gutierrez-Quintana, R. (2023). Suspected tick-borne flavivirus meningoencephalomyelitis in dogs from the UK: six cases (2021). Journal of Small Animal Practice, https://doi.org/10.1111/jsap.13682

Objectives: Tick-borne encephalitis virus and louping ill virus are neurotropic flaviviruses transmitted by ticks. Epidemiologically, tick-borne encephalitis is endemic in Europe whereas louping ill's predominant geographical distribution is the UK.... Read More about Suspected tick-borne flavivirus meningoencephalomyelitis in dogs from the UK: six cases (2021).

Serum anti‐GM2 and anti‐GalNAc‐GD1a ganglioside IgG antibodies are biomarkers for immune‐mediated polyneuropathies in cats (2022)
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Halstead, S. K., Jackson, M., Bianchi, E., Rupp, S., Granger, N., Menchetti, M., …Rupp, A. (2022). Serum anti‐GM2 and anti‐GalNAc‐GD1a ganglioside IgG antibodies are biomarkers for immune‐mediated polyneuropathies in cats. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, https://doi.org/10.1111/jns.12529

Background and Aims Recent work identified anti-GM2 and anti-GalNAc-GD1a IgG ganglioside antibodies as biomarkers in dogs clinically diagnosed with acute canine polyradiculoneuritis, in turn considered a canine equivalent of Guillain-Barré syndrome.... Read More about Serum anti‐GM2 and anti‐GalNAc‐GD1a ganglioside IgG antibodies are biomarkers for immune‐mediated polyneuropathies in cats.

Bruxism in awake dogs as a clinical sign of forebrain disease: 4 cases (2022)
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Liatis, T., Madden, M., & Marioni-Henry, K. (2023). Bruxism in awake dogs as a clinical sign of forebrain disease: 4 cases. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.16570

Background Bruxism is a repetitive masticatory muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth, or by bracing or thrusting of the mandible, or both. Objectives To investigate whether bruxism in awake dogs could be associated with... Read More about Bruxism in awake dogs as a clinical sign of forebrain disease: 4 cases.

Primary orthostatic tremor and orthostatic tremor plus in dogs: 60 cases (2003 - 2020) (2021)
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Liatis, T., Gutierrez-Quintana, R., Mari, L., Czopowicz, M., Polidoro, D., Bhatti, S. F., …Rossmeisl, J. H. (in press). Primary orthostatic tremor and orthostatic tremor plus in dogs: 60 cases (2003 - 2020). Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,

Background: Orthostatic tremor (OT) is a rare movement disorder characterized by high- frequency (>12 Hz) involuntary, rhythmic, sinusoidal movements affecting predominantly the limbs while standing. Objective: To describe the signalment, presenti... Read More about Primary orthostatic tremor and orthostatic tremor plus in dogs: 60 cases (2003 - 2020).

Brainstem phaeohyphomycosis due to Curvularia lunata (Cochliobolus lunatus) in a cat (2021)
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Liatis, T., Theochari, F., Kalogianni, L., Soubasis, N., Oikonomidis, I., Velegraki, A., …Polizopoulou, Z. (2021). Brainstem phaeohyphomycosis due to Curvularia lunata (Cochliobolus lunatus) in a cat. Australian Veterinary Journal, 99(7), 273-278. https://doi.org/10.1111/avj.13067

A 13-year-old female neutered domestic short-hair cat was presented with chronic progressive vestibular ataxia, lethargy and anorexia. Clinical examination revealed bilateral mucopurulent nasal discharge. Neurological examination revealed obtundation... Read More about Brainstem phaeohyphomycosis due to Curvularia lunata (Cochliobolus lunatus) in a cat.

Student Involvement in Global Veterinary Education and Curricula: 7 Years of Progress (2013–2019) (2020)
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Liatis, T., Patel, B., Huang, M., Buren, L., & Kotsadam, G. (2020). Student Involvement in Global Veterinary Education and Curricula: 7 Years of Progress (2013–2019). Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 47(4), 379-383. https://doi.org/10.3138/jvme.2018-0021

As central members of the veterinary education community, students are well placed to highlight current problems in veterinary education. Motivated by the lack of current formal student involvement, the largest global veterinary student association,... Read More about Student Involvement in Global Veterinary Education and Curricula: 7 Years of Progress (2013–2019).

Hypersexuality responsive to phenobarbital in a male neutered domestic shorthair cat (2020)
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Liatis, T., & Cherubini, G. B. (2020). Hypersexuality responsive to phenobarbital in a male neutered domestic shorthair cat. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 41, 7-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jveb.2020.10.006

A 6-year-old, vaccinated, male neutered domestic shorthair cat was presented due to polyphagia and hypersexuality manifested since he had been adopted one year prior. Clinical and neurological examination was unremarkable, including absence of scrota... Read More about Hypersexuality responsive to phenobarbital in a male neutered domestic shorthair cat.

In dogs with metaldehyde intoxication, are benzodiazepines more effective than methocarbamol in relaxing muscles and reducing tremors? (2020)
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Liatis, T. (2020). In dogs with metaldehyde intoxication, are benzodiazepines more effective than methocarbamol in relaxing muscles and reducing tremors?. Veterinary Evidence, 5(2), https://doi.org/10.18849/ve.v5i2.292

PICO question In dogs with metaldehyde intoxication, are benzodiazepines (e.g. diazepam, midazolam) more effective than methocarbamol in relaxing muscles and reducing tremors? Clinical bottom line Category of research question Treatm... Read More about In dogs with metaldehyde intoxication, are benzodiazepines more effective than methocarbamol in relaxing muscles and reducing tremors?.

Monocular Nystagmus Representing Heimann - Bielschowsky Phenomenon in a Dog With Ipsilateral Vision Loss (2020)
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Liatis, T., & Cherubini, G. B. (2020). Monocular Nystagmus Representing Heimann - Bielschowsky Phenomenon in a Dog With Ipsilateral Vision Loss. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 40, 100439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcam.2020.100439

A 6-year-old female-neutered vaccinated Cocker Spaniel presented for preadoption neurological evaluation due to abnormal left-eye movements that had been noticed since young age. Clinical examination revealed left-eye cataract with a nonvisible left... Read More about Monocular Nystagmus Representing Heimann - Bielschowsky Phenomenon in a Dog With Ipsilateral Vision Loss.

Convergence-Retraction Nystagmus in a Dog With Presumptive Ischemic Encephalopathy Following Acute Cervicothoracic Myelopathy (2020)
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Liatis, T., Furtado, A. R., Mantis, P., & Cherubini, G. B. (2020). Convergence-Retraction Nystagmus in a Dog With Presumptive Ischemic Encephalopathy Following Acute Cervicothoracic Myelopathy. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 38, 100381. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcam.2019.100381

A 6.5-year-old male neutered Trailhound was admitted for hyperacute, nonprogressive, left-sided hemiparesis. Physical and neurologic examination revealed nonpainful, left-sided poorly ambulatory hemiparesis, decreased left-sided postural reactions an... Read More about Convergence-Retraction Nystagmus in a Dog With Presumptive Ischemic Encephalopathy Following Acute Cervicothoracic Myelopathy.

Delayed forebrain syndrome due to presumptive traumatic intranasal meningoencephalocele in a cat (2019)
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Liatis, T., De Stefani, A., Mantis, P., & Cherubini, G. B. (2019). Delayed forebrain syndrome due to presumptive traumatic intranasal meningoencephalocele in a cat. Vet Record Case Reports, 7(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/vetreccr-2019-000910

A 3-year-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat was referred with 1-month history of three generalised tonic-clonic epileptic seizures and left-sided thoracic limb knuckling. Nine months previously, the cat was bitten on the right upper palpebral r... Read More about Delayed forebrain syndrome due to presumptive traumatic intranasal meningoencephalocele in a cat.

Surgical Treatment of a Vertebral Fracture Caused by Osseous Plasmacytoma in a Domestic Ferret (Mustela Putorius Furo) (2019)
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Liatis, T., Gardini, A., Marçal, V. C., Foreman, M., Holloway, A., Taeymans, O., & Cherubini, G. B. (2019). Surgical Treatment of a Vertebral Fracture Caused by Osseous Plasmacytoma in a Domestic Ferret (Mustela Putorius Furo). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 29, 202-206. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2018.11.006

A 4-year-old female neutered albino domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was referred for acute progressive nonambulatory paraparesis. Physical examination was unremarkable, while neurological examination revealed nonambulatory paraparesis, decrea... Read More about Surgical Treatment of a Vertebral Fracture Caused by Osseous Plasmacytoma in a Domestic Ferret (Mustela Putorius Furo).

Lead intoxication mimicking idiopathic epilepsy in a young dog (2019)
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Liatis, T., Monti, P., Latre, A. R., Mantis, P., & Cherubini, G. B. (2019). Lead intoxication mimicking idiopathic epilepsy in a young dog. Vet Record Case Reports, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/vetreccr-2018-000703

An 11-month-old neutered female cocker spaniel was referred for two generalised tonic-clonic epileptic seizures with a one-week interval of mild depression. On admission, physical and neurological examinations were unremarkable. Neurolocalisation was... Read More about Lead intoxication mimicking idiopathic epilepsy in a young dog.

Endoparasites of Wild Mammals Sheltered in Wildlife Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centres in Greece (2017)
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Liatis, T. K., Monastiridis, A. A., Birlis, P., Prousali, S., & Diakou, A. (in press). Endoparasites of Wild Mammals Sheltered in Wildlife Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centres in Greece. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 4, https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2017.00220

Wildlife parasitic diseases represent an important field of investigation as they may have a significant impact on wild animals’ health and fitness, and may also have zoonotic implications. This study aimed to investigate the occurrence of endoparasi... Read More about Endoparasites of Wild Mammals Sheltered in Wildlife Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centres in Greece.