Holger A Volk

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Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Increase in cerebellar volume in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with Chiari-like malformation and its role in the development of syringomyelia
    Thomas A Shaw
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e33660. 2012
  2. pmc Volume reduction of the jugular foramina in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with syringomyelia
    Martin Jürgen Schmidt
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Straße 108, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Vet Res 8:158. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Neuromuscular disorders in the cat: clinical approach to weakness
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    J Feline Med Surg 13:837-49. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and tolerability of levetiracetam in pharmacoresistant epileptic dogs
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Neurology, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    Vet J 176:310-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of an intracranial epidermoid cyst in a dog
    Steven De Decker
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
    Vet Surg 41:766-71. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Distribution of syringomyelia along the entire spinal cord in clinically affected Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
    Shenja Loderstedt
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymns, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet J 190:359-63. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Questionnaire-based behaviour analysis of Cavalier King Charles spaniels with neuropathic pain due to Chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia
    Lynda Rutherford
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    Vet J 194:294-8. 2012
  8. pmc Changes over time in craniocerebral morphology and syringomyelia in cavalier King Charles spaniels with Chiari-like malformation
    Colin J Driver
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK
    BMC Vet Res 8:215. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous sinus volume in the caudal cranial fossa in Cavalier King Charles spaniels with syringomyelia
    Joe Fenn
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet J 197:896-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Imaging diagnosis-malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor presenting as an intra-axial brain mass in a young dog
    Nadia Shihab
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 54:278-82. 2013

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  1. pmc Increase in cerebellar volume in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with Chiari-like malformation and its role in the development of syringomyelia
    Thomas A Shaw
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e33660. 2012
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  2. pmc Volume reduction of the jugular foramina in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with syringomyelia
    Martin Jürgen Schmidt
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Frankfurter Straße 108, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Vet Res 8:158. 2012
    ..In this study, JF volumes in CKCSs with and without SM were compared to assess a possible role of this pathologic mechanism in the development of SM in this breed...
  3. doi request reprint Neuromuscular disorders in the cat: clinical approach to weakness
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    J Feline Med Surg 13:837-49. 2011
    ..Successful work-up relies on a thorough clinical and neurological examination, and logical problem solving, based on an understanding of the underlying neuroanatomical and pathophysiological mechanisms...
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and tolerability of levetiracetam in pharmacoresistant epileptic dogs
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Neurology, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    Vet J 176:310-9. 2008
    ..Levetiracetam was well tolerated by all dogs and sedation was the only side-effect reported in just one of the 14 dogs...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of an intracranial epidermoid cyst in a dog
    Steven De Decker
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
    Vet Surg 41:766-71. 2012
    ..To report challenges and complications associated with surgical intracranial epidermoid cyst removal from the fourth ventricle of a dog...
  6. doi request reprint Distribution of syringomyelia along the entire spinal cord in clinically affected Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
    Shenja Loderstedt
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymns, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet J 190:359-63. 2011
    ..MRI restricted to the cervical region may underestimate the extent of SM and the severity of the disease process in the majority of dogs...
  7. doi request reprint Questionnaire-based behaviour analysis of Cavalier King Charles spaniels with neuropathic pain due to Chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia
    Lynda Rutherford
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
    Vet J 194:294-8. 2012
    ..50). Severity of NeP was positively associated with certain fear-associated behaviour and with decreased owner-perceived QoL. Thus, neurobehavioural changes should be considered in the management of NeP in CKCS with CM/SM...
  8. pmc Changes over time in craniocerebral morphology and syringomyelia in cavalier King Charles spaniels with Chiari-like malformation
    Colin J Driver
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK
    BMC Vet Res 8:215. 2012
    ..A retrospective morphometric analysis was undertaken in 12 CKCS with CM for which repeat magnetic resonance images were available without surgical intervention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous sinus volume in the caudal cranial fossa in Cavalier King Charles spaniels with syringomyelia
    Joe Fenn
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet J 197:896-7. 2013
    ..001), whilst CCFV% was significantly lower (P=0.001) than in CKCS without SM. These results support a role for reduced venous drainage and parenchymal 'overcrowding' of the CCF in the pathophysiology of SM. ..
  10. doi request reprint Imaging diagnosis-malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor presenting as an intra-axial brain mass in a young dog
    Nadia Shihab
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA, UK
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 54:278-82. 2013
    ..Histopathology findings were again consistent with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. Although rare, this tumor should be included as a possible differential diagnosis for intra-axial brain masses in dogs...
  11. doi request reprint Public perception of epilepsy in dogs is more favorable than in humans
    Stephanie M Preston
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 27:243-6. 2013
    ..With the use of YouTube™, this study provides results on both the demographics and public perception for a sample of videos of canine epilepsy...
  12. doi request reprint Behavioral changes in dogs associated with the development of idiopathic epilepsy
    Nadia Shihab
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 21:160-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to demonstrate behavioral changes with the development of epilepsy in dogs, a species proposed as a naturally occurring animal model for human epilepsy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cerebrospinal fluid in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs diagnosed with Chiari-like malformation with or without concurrent syringomyelia
    Danielle E Whittaker
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL97TA, UK
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:302-7. 2011
    ..Development of syringomyelia is accompanied by alterations in cerebrospinal fluid composition. The pathogenesis of syringomyelia has not been fully elucidated; therefore, the exact origin of cerebrospinal fluid changes remains unclear...
  14. pmc How long and low can you go? Effect of conformation on the risk of thoracolumbar intervertebral disc extrusion in domestic dogs
    Rowena M A Packer
    Department of Production and Population Health, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e69650. 2013
    ..Results are reported as probabilities to aid decision-making regarding breed standards and screening programmes reflecting the degree of risk acceptable to stakeholders. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Imaging diagnosis--spinal cord hemangioma in two dogs
    Philip Jull
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 52:653-7. 2011
    ..In T1w images, there was a large isointense centre with a relatively small hyperintense periphery. Such characteristics should prioritize hemangioma as a consideration in a progressive myelopathy due to an intramedullary mass...
  16. doi request reprint Idiopathic head tremor in English bulldogs
    Julien Guevar
    School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Department of Clinical Science and Services, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, England
    Mov Disord 29:191-4. 2014
    ..And there was no alteration of the mental status for most dogs during the episodes. Stress has been reported as a suspected trigger factor. IHT in EBs can be considered an idiopathic paroxysmal movement disorder...
  17. pmc Intervertebral disk width in dogs with and without clinical signs of disk associated cervical spondylomyelopathy
    Steven De Decker
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms AL97TA, UK
    BMC Vet Res 8:126. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Treatment of hydrocephalus with ventriculoperitoneal shunting in twelve dogs
    Nadia Shihab
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, UK
    Vet Surg 40:477-84. 2011
    ..To report use of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in dogs for management of hydrocephalus for which no cause could be identified...
  19. doi request reprint Imaging the cranial nerves
    Andrew T Parry
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 52:S32-41. 2011
    ..The function and anatomy of the CN in the dog are reviewed and selected examples of lesions affecting the CN are illustrated...
  20. pmc A case of canine discospondylitis and epidural empyema due to Salmonella species
    Ioannis N Plessas
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Services, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, United Kingdom
    Can Vet J 54:595-8. 2013
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of canine discospondylitis due to Salmonella species. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Striking differences in individual anticonvulsant response to phenobarbital in rats with spontaneous seizures after status epilepticus
    Claudia Brandt
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Pharmacy, School of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Epilepsia 45:1488-97. 2004
    ..In the present study, we used a post-status epilepticus model of TLE to examine whether rats with spontaneous recurrent seizures (SRSs) differ in their individual responses to phenobarbital (PB)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistance in epilepsy: rats with drug-resistant seizures exhibit enhanced brain expression of P-glycoprotein compared with rats with drug-responsive seizures
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Brain 128:1358-68. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic drug-resistant rats differ from drug-responsive rats in hippocampal neurodegeneration and GABA(A) receptor ligand binding in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy
    Holger A Volk
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Pharmacy, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Neurobiol Dis 21:633-46. 2006
    ..The present data indicate that neurodegeneration and associated GABA(A) receptor changes in the dentate gyrus are critically involved in the mechanisms underlying refractoriness of seizures in TLE...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic treatment with levetiracetam after status epilepticus: lack of effect on epileptogenesis, neuronal damage, and behavioral alterations in rats
    Claudia Brandt
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, University of Veterinary Medicine, Bunteweg 17, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Neuropharmacology 53:207-21. 2007
    ..These data do not support the idea that administration of LEV after SE prevents or reduces the long-term alterations developing after such brain insult in rats...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoresistance and expression of multidrug transporter P-glycoprotein in kindled rats
    Heidrun Potschka
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, University of Veterinary Medicine, Bunteweg 17, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:1657-61. 2004
    ..The data indicate that P-glycoprotein expression levels in the kindled focus have a critical impact on the anticonvulsant response to antiepileptic drugs...