Rogério Ribas Lange

Rogério Ribas Lange
Universidade Federal do Paraná | UFPR · Department of Veterinary Medicine

MV, MSZoologia, Dr. Ciências Veterinária

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Purpose: To provide a descriptive investigation about relevant features of the crested caracara's eye (Caracara plancus) and bony orbit, as well as provide data for ophthalmic tests. Methods: Morphological observations and the following diagnostic tests were performed: Schirmer tear test (STT), conjunctival flora evaluation, corneal touch threshold...
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Objective: To compare between blind and smartphone-based endoscope-assisted techniques for endotracheal intubation in rabbits. Study design: Prospective clinical study. Animals: A total of 34 rabbits. Methods: Rabbits were assigned to four groups: intubation by a veterinary anesthesiologist (VA) or an exotic pet medicine specialist (EPS) usi...
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Objective: To establish reference values for ophthalmic tests in two bat species. BATS: Fourteen bats including seven great fruit-eating bats (Artibeus lituratus) and seven tailed tailless bats (Anoura caudifer). Procedures: Normal values for following ophthalmic tests were investigated as follows: (a) aqueous tear production using the standardi...
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The black-fronted piping-guan (Aburria jacutinga) is and an endangered cracid species and little is known about its health. Hematology allows researchers to assess the health and physiological status of a population, but, to our knowledge, reference intervals are not available in the literature for A. jacutinga. Thus, the present study aimed to det...
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Chinchillas are small, long-lived hystricomorph rodents closely related to guinea pigs, porcupines and agoutis. Used extensively in scientific research and fur production, its use as a pet has grown exponentially in the last decade, increasing their presence in veterinary clinics and hospitals. The most common health conditions for chinchillas kept...
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Uma fêmea de coelho-anão apresentando uma membrana vascularizada exuberante cobrindo cerca de 90% da superfície corneana do olho direito foi atendida em um hospital veterinário universitário. Com diagnóstico de pseudopterígio, a coelha foi submetida a intervenção cirúrgica corretiva, com técnica baseada em incisão da conjuntiva aberrante em três se...
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The purpose of this study was to carry out a descriptive investigation of the Azara's agouti ( Dasyprocta azarae) eye and to establish reference values of select ophthalmic diagnostic tests and physiologic parameters. A total of 19 healthy agoutis were used. Select ophthalmic diagnostic tests were performed, including Schirmer tear test type I (STT...
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Often, in pet birds, any stimulus to lay eggs is unwanted in order to reduce reproductive diseases and disorders. The objectives of this study were: to determine the time necessary to promote ovary involution after an eight hour photoperiod using laying Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica); to connect the ovarian radiographic measurements w...
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The aim of this investigation is to describe the potential contributing nutritional factors involved in the development of ophthalmic and dermatologic changes in four Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris spp tigris) cubs fed an artificial milk formula. The affected animals were compared with two other tiger cubs that had been nursed by their dam naturally...
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Background: Black-Fronted Piping-Guan (Aburria jacutinga) is considered one of the most threatened bird species on the American continent. Ex situ conservation efforts have been developed in Brazil, and monitoring the health status of these populations is essential to ensure reproductive success in captivity. Reference intervals (RI) for biochemis...
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Key Clinical Message Ultrasonography suggested the diagnosis of cataract associated with persistent fetal intraocular vasculature in a 26‐day‐old sambar deer. The deer was ill and died despite intense critical care. Globes were removed. Histological characteristics of persistent fetal vasculature and secondary cataract are reported expanding the kn...
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A odontologia veterinária vem se desenvolvendo rapidamente nos últimos anos e simultaneamente há uma crescente procura por tratamentos, pois os proprietários estão mais preocupados com o bem-estar e a prevenção de doenças orais. Para atender esta demanda, é necessário que os médicos veterinários sejam treinados desde a graduação para o desenvolvime...
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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence of arboviruses from the Flavivirus genus in asymptomatic free-living non-human primates (NHPs) living in close contact with humans and vectors in the States of Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. NHP sera samples (total n = 80, Alouatta spp. n = 07, Callithrix spp. n = 29 and Sapajus spp....
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A ten-year-old male Burmese python (Python molurus bivitattus) was evaluated for coelomic distension in the second third of the body in the area around the heart. On radiographic examination an increase in soft tissue opacity was seen superimposed over the cardiac silhouette. Ultrasonographic examination revealed a cystic mass in the heart. The sna...
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PurposeTo perform a descriptive investigation of the red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) eye, performing selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests with the aim of establishing normal reference values for this species.Method Thirty adult healthy red-eared slider turtles were used to establish normal ophthalmic test values in this investig...
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As glândulas adrenais possuem funções endócrinas relacionadas a múltiplas funções vitais, estando intimamente relacionadas à capacidade do animal em se adaptar ao estresse. O exame ultrassonográfico é o método diagnóstico de escolha para avaliação das glândulas em diferentes espécies. Considerando a escassa literatura, questiona-se se as doenças ad...
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Objective To evaluate endodontic paper point tear test (PPTT) in rabbits and compare changes in corneal touch threshold (CTT) induced by Schirmer tear test (STT) and PPTT. Normal corneal sensitivity recovery time after both tear tests was also measured. Also, mean PPTT and STT values were obtained.Methods Tear production of 20 eyes, from 10 rabbits...
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Tonic immobility (TI) is a response to fear or threat by remaining motionless, principally when attacked by predators from which there is no possibility of escape. Thus, here we demonstrate a way of easily reproducing this phenomenon in a laboratory setting and characterize the cardiac electromechanical alterations during TI. We observed a signific...
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The investigation aimed to describe the most relevant morphological characteristics of the eyes of the striped owl (Asio clamator) and determine normal values for selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests. A total of 32 eyes of 16 young and adult free-ranging healthy striped owls of both sexes were investigated. Data of different morphological observati...
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Objetivou-se relatar características morfológicas do bulbo ocular e determinar valores de referência para testes oftálmicos selecionados em corujas-orelhudas (Asio clamator). Foram estudados 32 olhos de 16 corujas (Asio clamator), adultas e jovens, machos e fêmeas, de vida livre. Sendo compilados dados referentes a observações morfológicas do crâni...
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A 10-year-old DSH cat was referred for a dental evaluation and extraction procedure. Subsequently, the animal developed an acute onset of ocular discharge. Ophthalmologic examination revealed presence of unilateral ocular mucoid discharge leading to a diagnosis of epiphora secondary to nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Dacryocystorhinography was perfo...
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The acute abdomen is any abdominal disorder resulting in pain, shock, or sepsis. Although it has a multifactorial etiology, the primary cause is gastrointestinal tract pathology. The aim of this study was to assess the contribution of abdominal ultrasound as a complementary diagnostic tool in non-human primates with an acute abdomen. Three differen...
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O conhecimento de parâmetros cardíacos em animais modelo experimentais é essencial para a investigação médica comparativa. Nosso estudo teve como objetivo estabelecer parâmetros eletrocardiográficos e valores de referência para saguis-de-tufo-preto (Callithrix penicillata). Dezenove saguis-de-tufo-preto adultos saudáveis foram utilizados. Uma combi...
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Knowledge of cardiac parameters in experimental animal models is essential for comparative medical research. Our study aimed to establish electrocardiographic parameters and reference values for marmosets (Callithrix penicillata). Nineteen healthy adult marmosets were used. A combination of tiletamine and zolazepam was used for chemical restrained...
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Objectives: To investigate normal aerobic bacterial microbiota of the eye surface in vvcaptive and free-ranging bats belonging to the suborder Microchiroptera. Animals studied: A total of 36 bats belonging to three different species (Desmodus rotundus, Diameus youngi, and Artibeus lituratus) were used to perform this investigation. Thirteen Diam...
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The aqueous fraction of the tear film and the horizontal palpebral fissure length (HPFL) were measured in exotic and laboratory animals, specifically saffron finches (Sicalis flaveola), chestnut-bellied seed-finches (Sporophila angolensis), red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans), rats (Rattus norvegicus) and mice (Mus musculus). These specie...
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The aim of the present study was to compare two different blood collection sites of 24 red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) from a commercial breeder, situated in Antonina, Paraná, Brasil. The animals were physically restrained and paired blood samples were collected from the dorsal coccygeal vein and the occipital sinus. The samples were...
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The acute phase response refers to a nonspecific and complex systemic reaction of the organism that occurs shortly after any tissue injury. The acute phase response is considered a part of the innate host defense system, which is responsible for the survival of the host during the critical early stages of attack, and in evolutionary terms, it prece...
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This study evaluated the presence of rotavirus groups A, B, and C (RV-A, RV-B, and RV-C), sapovirus (SaV), and norovirus (NoV) in asymptomatic non-human primates (NHP). Fecal samples were collected from 19 recently captured (Red-howler, Alouatta guariba clamitans, n = 18; Howler, Alouatta caraya, n = 1) and 43 free-ranging NHP (Marmosets, Callithri...
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waves deflection in 20 animals and negative in 10 animals, with an amplitude of 0.118 ± 0.085 mV. However, the results observed In Stage 2 were a reduction in the heart rate (19 ± 6 beats/min). It was not possible to observe P waves in most of the animals, however, in the subjects in which it was possible to observe such waves, the amplitude was si...
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Objective: To report normal tear production of healthy adult black-tufted marmosets and propose a novel alternative for the measurement of the aqueous portion of tear production in animals with small eyes. Animal studied: Black-tufted marmosets (Callithrix penicillata). Procedures: Tear production of 19 animals was evaluated by the following method...
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In recent years the ferret (Mustela putorius furo) has become popular pet featuring a ever growing population in Brazil, and being increasingly found in veterinary clinics. This study aimed to evaluate the ultrasound anatomy of abdominal lymph nodes of healthy ferrets. We used 20 animals, nine of which males and eleven females, with overall mean ag...
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of hand-held refractometer in determining plasma protein concentrations in South American snake-necked turtle (Hydromedusa tectifera) as compared with the standard biuret method. The results indicated that plasma protein values may be accurately determined in snake-necked turtle with a hand-hel...
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The role of rodents in the sylvatic cycle of Neospora sp. and in the neosporosis epidemiology is still uncertain. The aim of the present work was to detect Neospora caninum and to determine its prevalence in capybaras (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris), to help elucidate the role of this rodent in the life cycle of the parasite. N.caninum DNA was detected...
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To carry out a descriptive investigation into the most relevant morphological features of the chinchilla eye and bony orbit, as well as to perform selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests with the aim of establishing normal anatomic and physiologic references for this species. A total of 57 healthy, chinchillas were used to test most of the parameters...
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A 14-year-old, female, captive-born orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) developed bilateral cataracts. Ultrasonography, electroretinography and cataract correction using phacoemulsification were performed bilaterally. This case report aims to describe the ophthalmic procedures performed in this animal critically endangered of extinction. The surgery success...
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The best way to compare different organisms is the basal metabolic rate, a fundamental interrelation existent among all living beings. Direct measures of oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations by evaluation of inspired and expired air can be used to measure metabolic rate. So, this research was done in order to measure basal and specific metaboli...
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The best way to compare different organisms is the basal metabolic rate, a fundamental interrelation existent among all living beings. Direct measures of oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations by evaluation of inspired and expired air can be used to measure metabolic rate. So, this research was done in order to measure basal and specific metaboli...
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Toxoplasmosis is considered nowadays as one of the most important foodborne diseases in the world. One of the emerging risks in acquiring infection with Toxoplasma gondii is the increasing popularity of wild animals and game meat. Capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) is the world's largest extant rodent and is used for human consumption in many are...
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Preliminary reference intervals for hematologic and total plasma protein profiles were determined for nine adult Red-capped parrots (Pionopsitta pileata) (six males and three females) and six Vinaceous Amazon parrots (Amazona vinacea) (two adult males, two adult females, one juvenile, and one nonsexed) from the Curitiba Zoo, Paraná, Brazil. For bot...
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To carry out a descriptive investigation of the capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) eye and to perform selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests with the aim of establishing normal physiological reference values for this species. A total of 22 healthy, capybaras were used to test most of the parameters in this investigation. Ages varied from 2 to 4 yea...
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From 253 wild birds attended at the Wild Animal Ambulatory of the Veterinary Hospital, Paraná Federal University, between August 2003 and August 2006, 45 cases (17.8%) were related to the species Serinus canarius (Belgian Canary). Within these attended birds and its respective orders, most morbid conditions occurred with the Psittaciforme order and...
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Neosporosis is considered one of the main cause of abortion in dairy cattle in the world. The prevalence of Neospora caninum in wild species has been studied since the coyote (Canis latrans), a North American wild canid specie was discovered as definitive host of this parasite. The aim of the present study was to determine the serum prevalence of N...
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We report on the successful regrafting of a transplanted liver. The donor liver was first grafted into a patient suffering from cryptogenic cirrhosis; the patient died 1 day after the elective transplantation of cerebral bleeding. The well-functioning graft was harvested again and transferred to our institution. After another 12 h of cold ischemia,...
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Little is known about the incidence and causes of herniation, and the results of hernia repair in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Likewise, nothing is known about the best surgical approach for hernia repair. A retrospective analysis was conducted of the occurrence of incisional hernia in 290 patients who had liver transplantation betwee...
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Abstract We studied the course of serum bile acids to investigate its reliability in the diagnosis of acute rejection after liver transplantation in relation to pathohistological findings. Serum bile acid concentration, bilirubin and transaminases were measured in 41 patients who underwent liver transplantation. Their course was correlated to liver...
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Emergency liver transplantation frequently is the only life-saving procedure in cases of acute liver failure. It remains unclear whether emergency hepatectomy with portocaval shunt followed by liver transplantation as a two-stage procedure should be performed in cases in which a donor organ is not yet available. It has been stated that "toxic liver...
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The aim of our work was to study the effect of the portal vein arterialization of an auxiliary liver graft on survival, liver function, and regeneration of the native liver suffering from surgically induced acute liver failure (ALF). In Lewis rats (control group: n=10), ALF was induced by resection of about 85% of liver tissue. The auxiliary liver...
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This article demonstrates that the zoofagy is an innate alimentary behavior in Dasyprocta azarae. Individuals from second and third born in captivity generations, with no previous history of contact with animals as part of their diet, readily consumed eggs and birds, when presented to this food supply.
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The stagnation or decrease in organ donation rates since 1992 in Germany has partly been attributed to the negative impact of reports about organ donation periodically presented by German television between 1992 and 1997. This study was performed to elucidate the impact of the media on the public's attitudes towards organ donation. A questionnaire...
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In Germany, abdominal trauma in multiple- trauma patients can be observed in about 25-35% of all cases. Due to major bleeding complications, the initial treatment of blunt abdominal trauma in multiple-trauma patients has high priority. The aim of this study was to discuss management, treatment and outcome of blunt liver injury in multiple-trauma pa...