Karen R Munana

Summary

Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of refractory epilepsy
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Electronic address
    Top Companion Anim Med 28:67-71. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Update: seizure management in small animal practice
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 43:1127-47. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Association between ABCB1 genotype and seizure outcome in Collies with epilepsy
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 26:1358-64. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of levetiracetam as adjunctive treatment for refractory canine epilepsy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 26:341-8. 2012
  5. pmc Infection of fetal feline brain cells in culture with Bartonella henselae
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Infect Immun 69:564-9. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Placebo effect in canine epilepsy trials
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 24:166-70. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-2-microglobulin levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of normal dogs and dogs with neurological disease
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 36:173-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Pharmacogenetic association study of 30 genes with phenobarbital drug response in epileptic dogs
    Erin M Kennerly
    Department of Genetics, Gardner Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:911-22. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of vagal nerve stimulation as a treatment for refractory epilepsy in dogs
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:977-83. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the prevalence and clinical features of cryptogenic epilepsy in dogs: 45 cases (2003-2011)
    Malte Schwartz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 242:651-7. 2013

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of refractory epilepsy
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Electronic address
    Top Companion Anim Med 28:67-71. 2013
    ..Additional randomized controlled trials are needed to better evaluate these novel therapies for refractory epilepsy in dogs and cats. ..
  2. doi request reprint Update: seizure management in small animal practice
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 43:1127-47. 2013
    ..Recommendations for emergency care of seizures at home should be provided for patients with seizures that are not controlled with maintenance antiepileptic therapy. ..
  3. doi request reprint Association between ABCB1 genotype and seizure outcome in Collies with epilepsy
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 26:1358-64. 2012
    ..Medically refractory seizures are an important problem in both humans and dogs with epilepsy. Altered expression of ABCB1, the gene encoding for p-glycoprotein (PGP), has been proposed to play a role in drug-resistant epilepsy...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of levetiracetam as adjunctive treatment for refractory canine epilepsy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 26:341-8. 2012
    ..There is little evidence-based information available to guide treatment of refractory epilepsy in dogs. The antiepileptic drug levetiracetam (LEV) is administered to dogs, although its safety and efficacy are unknown...
  5. pmc Infection of fetal feline brain cells in culture with Bartonella henselae
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Infect Immun 69:564-9. 2001
    ..No evidence of infection was seen in Bartonella-inoculated astrocyte cultures. These findings suggest a role for microglia in the pathogenesis of B. henselae-associated neurological disease...
  6. doi request reprint Placebo effect in canine epilepsy trials
    K R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 24:166-70. 2010
    ..The placebo effect is a well-recognized phenomenon in human medicine; in contrast, little information exists on the effect of placebo administration in veterinary patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Beta-2-microglobulin levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of normal dogs and dogs with neurological disease
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 36:173-8. 2007
    ..Determination of CSF beta-2-microglobulin (beta2m) concentration has been used diagnostically in humans to identify inflammatory CNS disease; we hypothesized that it may have similar value in dogs...
  8. doi request reprint Pharmacogenetic association study of 30 genes with phenobarbital drug response in epileptic dogs
    Erin M Kennerly
    Department of Genetics, Gardner Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:911-22. 2009
    ..Exploration of the genetic mechanisms involved in drug response may provide better treatment options for epileptic patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of vagal nerve stimulation as a treatment for refractory epilepsy in dogs
    Karen R Munana
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:977-83. 2002
    ..To evaluate safety and efficacy of vagal nerve stimulation in dogs with refractory epilepsy...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the prevalence and clinical features of cryptogenic epilepsy in dogs: 45 cases (2003-2011)
    Malte Schwartz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 242:651-7. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence and clinical features of cryptogenic epilepsy among dogs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spinal arachnoid cysts in 17 dogs
    Todd M Skeen
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 1428, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 39:271-82. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Possible drug-induced hepatopathy in a dog receiving zonisamide monotherapy for treatment of cryptogenic epilepsy
    Malte Schwartz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Vet Med Sci 73:1505-8. 2011
    ..Veterinary practitioners and owners should be educated about the potential for an idiosyncratic drug reaction to zonisamide. If signs of hepatotoxicity are recognised early and zonisamide is discontinued, complete recovery is possible...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological abnormalities and treatment response in 24 dogs seroreactive to Bartonella vinsonii (berkhoffii) antigens
    Edward B Breitschwerdt
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 40:92-101. 2004
    ..This study indicates that a diverse spectrum of disease manifestations and clinicopathological abnormalities can be detected in dogs that are seroreactive to B. vinsonii (berkhoffii) antigens...
  14. doi request reprint The cutaneous trunci muscle reflex: a predictor of recovery in dogs with acute thoracolumbar myelopathies caused by intervertebral disc extrusions
    Audrey C Muguet-Chanoit
    College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Surg 41:200-6. 2012
    ..To determine whether changes in the cutaneous trunci muscle (CTM) reflex are an early predictor of outcome in dogs with severe acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc extrusion (IVDE)...
  15. doi request reprint Levetiracetam pharmacokinetics in healthy dogs following oral administration of single and multiple doses
    Sarah A Moore
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Am J Vet Res 71:337-41. 2010
    ..To measure pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam (LEV) after single-dose oral administration in healthy dogs and determine whether pharmacokinetics changed after repeated oral dosing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Imaging diagnosis--synchronous primary brain tumors in a dog
    Edward MacKillop
    Department of Clinical Sciences North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 48:550-3. 2007