Published: 25 Feb 2015 | Last Updated: 25 Feb 2015 11:30:36

New research lead by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) canine epilepsy clinic working together with world-experts in the field has highlighted the difficulty of diagnosing seizures in dogs and cats from videos recorded by pet owners on mobile devices.

Study also finds the importance of additional clinical information alongside videos to make a diagnosis, and the need for robust seizure classification systems to differentiate between seizure types    

Take a look at the press release....

Citation:
Rowena MA Packer, Mette Berendt, Sofie Bhatti, Marios Charalambous, Sigitas Cizinauskas, Luisa De Risio, Robyn Farquhar, Rachel Hampel, Myfanwy Hill, Paul JJ Mandigers, Akos Pakozdy, Stephanie M Preston, Clare Rusbridge, Veronika M Stein, Fran Taylor-Brown, Andrea Tipold and Holger A Volk. Inter-observer agreement of canine and feline paroxysmal event semiology and classification by veterinary neurology specialists and non-specialists BMC Veterinary Research 2015, 11:39 doi:10.1186/s12917-015-0356-2

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