Neurology Club Archive

A review of brain tumors in dogs and cats and recent treatment advances

Presenter: Nicolas Granger DVM PhD DipECVN FHEA FRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology (Small Animals)

Category: Neurology Club

In this new lecture, I am providing an overview of brain tumors in dogs and cats: we will discuss the classification of these diseases, how the neurologist approaches brain tumor cases, mainly in terms of neurological localisation of the problem but also available diagnostic tests. For example, should you start…

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Published on: 30.11.2022
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Vestibular Syndrome

Presenter: Alex Forward BVSc MSc MVetMed DipECVN MRCVS RCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

A case based approach to vestibular syndrome in dogs and cats. We will start with a summary of the vestibular system and how to differentiate between central and peripheral vestibular disease. We will then work our way through some clinical cases of dogs and cats with vestibular disease. For each…

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Published on: 25.10.2022
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Spinal cord disease in “screw tailed” dog breeds

Presenter: Filipa Lourinho
DVM MSci DipECVN MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

The popularity of screw tail dog breeds has been on the rise in the last recent years. Congenital vertebral malformations affecting these breeds have been increasingly documented in clinical practice, and have been extensively studied in the recent literature. The aim of this lecture is to review this subject using…

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Published on: 28.09.2022
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Surgical management of canine and feline spinal disease

Presenter: Tom Cardy BSc BVetMed MVetMed PhD DipECVN MRCVS
Neurology & Neurosurgery Service

Category: Neurology Club

Spinal cord injury is a relatively common presentation for veterinarians. Effective management is dependent on an accurate history, a thorough neurological examination and sound clinical reasoning. Many cases can be managed medically or surgically depending on the clinical presentation, owner wishes and finances. In this lecture we discuss how to…

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Published on: 31.08.2022
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Pelvic limb weakness in the ageing dog

Presenter: Nicolas Granger
DVM PhD DipECVN FHEA FRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology (Small Animals)

Category: Neurology Club

'In this lecture, we will review the common 'neurological' conditions causing weakness / ataxia / lameness in the pelvic limbs in dogs. Namely, these are lumbo-sacral stenosis, thoraco-lumbar disc protrusion and degenerative myelopathy. These have distinct presentations, because of their different locations (lumbo-sacral stenosis causes lower motor neuron signs whereas…

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Published on: 27.07.2022
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Managing the spinal trauma patient: from fractures/luxations to contusions

Presenter: Abbe Crawford
BVM&S BSc MVetMed PhD DipECVN FHEA MRCVS
RCVS & EBVS Specialist in Neurology and Neurosurgery

Category: Neurology Club

In this webinar we will review how to perform a neurological assessment of the spinal trauma patient. We will discuss the neurological examination findings that help us to detect a spinal cord lesion, and then how to determine the site of the injury (C1-C5, C6-T2, T3-L3 or L4-S3 spinal cord…

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Published on: 29.06.2022
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Neurological conditions in the juvenile patient

Presenter: Lorna P Arrol MA VetMB DipECVN MRCVS
Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, Alton. Hampshire

Category: Neurology Club

When considering an appropriate list of differential diagnoses for a patient presenting with a neurological complaint, the signalment must be considered Although juvenile and adult patients are susceptible to many of the same diseases, certain aetiologies are more prevalent and some conditions unique to the juvenile patient. Once a neurolocalistaion…

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Published on: 24.05.2022
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Approach to head trauma cases

Presenter: Edward Ives MA VetMB DipECVN MRCVS
RCVS and EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

This webinar will focus on a logical and stress-free approach to head trauma cases in practice. Many of these cases may be unfit to travel for referral at the time of presentation, meaning that their initial management in a first opinion setting can be so important, and rewarding. The session…

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Published on: 27.04.2022
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The cerebellum and different clinical presentations

Presenter: Kate Stalin
BA VetMB DipECVN MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Category: Neurology Club

This webinar gives a short introduction on the functional anatomy of the cerebellum to help explain why certain neurological deficits are seen with lesions of the cerebellum. It then goes on to look at some of the common causes of cerebellar disease with accompanying video cases exhibiting the key signs.…

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Published on: 30.03.2022
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Metabolic and toxic diseases of the peripheral nervous system

Presenter: Mr. Pablo Amengual-Batle MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Category: Neurology Club

As the title of this talk indicates, we will focus on the study of metabolic diseases and poisonings that can alter the functioning of the peripheral nervous system. Unlike the central nervous system, more protected by the blood-brain barrier, the peripheral nervous system (nerve root, spinal nerve, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular…

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Published on: 25.02.2022
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A Practical Approach to Feline Seizures

Presenter: Dr Luisa De Risio
PhD DipECVN FRCVS
Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and RCVS and EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology.

Category: Neurology Club

The learning outcomes of this webinar include: • Improved understating of feline seizure phenomenology and feline specific epilepsy syndromes • Development of a systematic approach to seizure diagnosis in cats • Strategies to optimise treatment and QoL in cats with epilepsy and client satisfaction In a recent epidemiological study of…

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Published on: 28.01.2022
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