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2002 article

Use of vagal nerve stimulation as a treatment for refractory epilepsy in dogs

Munana, K. R., Vitek, S. M., Tarver, W. B., Saito, M., Skeen, T. M., Sharp, N. J. H., … Haglund, M. M. (2002, October 1). JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Vol. 221, pp. 977–983.

By: K. Munana*, S. Vitek*, W. Tarver, M. Saito*, T. Skeen*, N. Sharp, N. Olby*, M. Haglund

Contributors: K. Muñana*, S. Vitek*, W. Tarver, M. Saito*, T. Skeen*, N. Sharp, N. Olby*, M. Haglund

MeSH headings : Animals; Cross-Over Studies; Dog Diseases / therapy; Dogs; Electric Stimulation Therapy / adverse effects; Electric Stimulation Therapy / methods; Electric Stimulation Therapy / veterinary; Epilepsy / therapy; Epilepsy / veterinary; Female; Male; Pacemaker, Artificial / veterinary; Safety; Seizures / prevention & control; Seizures / veterinary; Treatment Outcome; Vagus Nerve / physiopathology
TL;DR: Vagal nerve stimulation is a potentially safe approach to seizure control that appears to be efficacious in certain dogs and should be considered a possible treatment option when antiepileptic medications are ineffective. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Infection of Fetal Feline Brain Cells in Culture with Bartonella henselae

Infection and Immunity, 69(1), 564–569.

By: K. Munana n, S. Vitek n, B. Hegarty n, D. Kordick n & E. Breitschwerdt n

Contributors: K. Muñana n, S. Vitek n, B. Hegarty n, D. Kordick n & E. Breitschwerdt n

MeSH headings : Animals; Astrocytes / microbiology; Bartonella henselae / physiology; Brain / cytology; Brain / microbiology; Brain Diseases / etiology; Cats; Cells, Cultured; DNA, Bacterial / analysis; Female; Fetus / microbiology; Microglia / microbiology; Microscopy, Electron; Pregnancy
TL;DR: A role for microglia in the pathogenesis of B. henselae-associated neurological disease is suggested, and evidence of infection was seen in Bartonella-inoculated astrocyte cultures. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 6, 2018

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