Volume 2  Issue 1

Volume 2  Issue 1

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Review Article

Pericardial Cardiac Herniation and Strangulation in a Young Labrador Retriever

Scott D Reed*

Biventricular cardiac herniation through a rent in the apical pericardium in a two-year-old male Labrador retriever is described. The dog had no known history of thoracic surgery or trauma; nor did it have any history of other comorbidities. This case is compared to rare human pericardial rupture and heart luxation which is associated with high mortality and is a significant antemortem challenge diagnostically. In the veterinary literature, this is the first description of pericardial cardiac herniation.

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Review Article

Public Health Impact of Bovine Cysticercosis in Ethiopia: A review

Aschalew Assefa, Addis Getu and Kassahun Semie

Zoonotic effects of Bovine cysticercosis and its causative agents are metacestode at the stage of cestode and Taenia (T) saginata for humans. The reviewed result stated that the cosmopolitan and its distribution of Bovine cysticercosis are common in the world. Distribution is associated with economic conditions, religious and close proximity of humans to cattle. Its life cycle is indirect and entirely dependent on the link between man and cattle. So, this review was indicated that any break between human and cattle results in the total elimination of the parasites. Cysts of Cysticercus (C.)

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