Neurology Club Archive

A guide to wonky hind limbs: how to approach chronic paraparesis

Presenter: Thomas Shaw MA BVetMed DipECVN MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Chronic hind limb gait abnormalities can be challenging, especially when the problem is not yet severe. Using videos, this presentation focuses on strategies for answering two key questions: 1. Is it neurological? 2. Where is the lesion? The utility of different parts of the neurological examination will be explored, along…

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Published on: 27.09.2018
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Twitchy kitty: feline seizures and other paroxysmal disorders in cats

Presenter: Dr. Katia Marioni-Henry
DVM, PhD, DipACVIM(Neurology), ECVN, MRCVS
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Neurology
RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Head of Small Animal Neurology/Neurosurgery Service

Category: Neurology Club

Diagnosing and treating conditions characterized by episodic clinical signs is always a challenge and more so when dealing with cats that have access to outdoors and, therefore, a more independent behaviour. In this case-based webinar we will review feline paroxysmal disorders such as epilepsy and feline hyperaesthesia syndrome and discuss…

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Published on: 22.08.2018
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Use of steroids in Neurology

Presenter: Peter Smith BSc BVM&S PhD MRCVS DipECVN 
RCVS & European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Glucocorticoids are potent drugs with widespread systemic effects. They are widely used in clinical practice and form an essential part of the medicine cabinet for dogs with neurological conditions. They are clearly beneficial in many disease, forming the mainstay of treatment for immune-mediated conditions affecting the central nervous system and…

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Published on: 18.07.2018
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Difficulty walking – what could it be?

Presenter: Luisa De Risio, DVM PhD DipECVN MRCVS
European and RCVS recognised specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Head of Neurology/Neurosurgery Unit, Head of Research-Clinics

Category: Neurology Club

This is a case-based presentation of dogs that are unable to walk normally due to various neurological conditions. Details of signalment and clinical history will be presented. Video footage of the dogs’ gait and, when appropriate, neurological examination will be shown. There will be guidance in interpreting the clinical abnormalities,…

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Published on: 21.06.2018
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Acute paralysis a case based approach

Presenter: Sebastien Behr DVM DipECVN MRCVS
Head of Neurology
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

During this webinar we will show clinical cases of acute paralysis and neurological assessment in video to help you to localise the lesion and have an idea of prognosis in such emergency situations. We will guide you to focus on the most relevant part of the neurological examination and their…

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Published on: 23.05.2018
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Neurological Disease in Brachycephalics

Presenter: Luca Motta DVM (Hons) Dipl ECVN MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Brachycephalic dogs may be affected by challenging neurological disorders. In this talk, Luca will focus on the treatment of some of the neurological diseases affecting the brachycephalic dogs such as congenital hydrocephalus, meningoencephalitis of unknown origin, brain neoplasia, congenital vertebral malformation and congenital arachnoid diverticulum with particular emphasis to the…

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Published on: 27.04.2018
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Clinical reasoning in an acutely paralysed patients

Presenter: Steven De Decker, DVM, PhD, MvetMed, DipECVN, FHEA, PGCert Veted, MRCVS
European and RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Many veterinary surgeons can feel overwhelmed when confronted by a neurological emergency. Acute hind limb paralysis is one of the most common and daunting neurological emergencies in dogs. It is a common misbelief that all dogs with acute hind limb paralysis need advanced and expensive further diagnostics, such as magnetic…

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Published on: 22.03.2018
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Acute onset tetraparesis - is it wobbly or weak?

Presenter: Gemma Walmsley MA VetMB PhD DipECVN FHEA MRCVS 
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

Motor dysfunction (paresis) can be “upper motor neuron” or “lower motor neuron” in character and can localise to problems of the central motor pathways or motor unit respectively. Neurological examination findings allow neuroanatomic localisation, formation of a list of differential diagnoses and a plan for diagnostic testing and treatment. A…

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Published on: 22.02.2018
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Myelomalacia and other complications after spinal surgery

Presenter: Lorenzo Golini DVM MSc Dip ECVN MRCVS
RCVS specialist in Veterinary Neurology 

Category: Neurology Club

Myelomalacia and other complications after spinal surgery is a brief overview about the most common major and minor complications that could arise in the immediate and long term post-operative period. Major complications are these that would result in the death of the patient (i.e. myelomalacia) or reoperation and elongation of…

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Published on: 01.02.2018
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