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Levetiracetam monotherapy for treatment of structural epilepsy in dogs: 19 cases (2010-2015).
Kelly D, Raimondi F, Shihab N.
Vet Rec. 2017 Oct 14;181(15):401. doi: 10.1136/vr.104190. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Spontaneous resorption of a herniated cervical disc in a dog detected by magnetic resonance imaging.
Raimondi F, Moreno-Aguado B, Witte P, Shihab N.
Can Vet J. 2017 Aug;58(8):855-858.

A case of acute acquired obstructive hydrocephalus in a cat with suspected ischaemic cerebellar infarct.
Raimondi F, Lourinho F, Scott H, Shihab N.
JFMS Open Rep. 2017 Apr 10;3(1):2055116917704089. doi: 10.1177/2055116917704089. eCollection 2017 Jan-Jun.

Magnetic resonance imaging findings in epileptic cats with a normal interictal neurological examination: 188 cases.
Raimondi F, Shihab N, Gutierrez-Quintana R, Smith A, Trevail R, Sanchez-Masian D, Smith PM.
Vet Rec. 2017 Jun 24;180(25):610. doi: 10.1136/vr.104142. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Risk factors for cluster seizures in canine idiopathic epilepsy.
Packer RM, Shihab NK, Torres BB, Volk HA.
Res Vet Sci. 2016 Apr;105:136-8. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2016.02.005. Epub 2016 Feb 6.

Responses to successive anti-epileptic drugs in canine idiopathic epilepsy.
Packer RM, Shihab NK, Torres BB, Volk HA.
Vet Rec. 2015 Feb 21;176(8):203. doi: 10.1136/vr.102934. Epub 2015 Jan 6. No abstract available.

Clinical risk factors associated with anti-epileptic drug responsiveness in canine epilepsy.
Packer RM, Shihab NK, Torres BB, Volk HA.
PLoS One. 2014 Aug 25;9(8):e106026. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106026. eCollection 2014.
PMID: 25153799 Free PMC Article

Novel approach to temporal lobectomy for removal of a cavernous hemangioma in a dog.
Shihab N, Summers BA, Benigni L, McEvoy AW, Volk HA.
Vet Surg. 2014 Oct;43(7):877-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12246.x. Epub 2014 Aug 2.

Edwards, P., Shihab, N., Scott, HW. (2014) Treatment of a case of feline baclofen toxicosis with intravenous lipid therapy Veterinary Record Case Reports 2: e000059. doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2014-00005

How long and low can you go? Effect of conformation on the risk of thoracolumbar intervertebral disc extrusion in domestic dogs.
Packer RM, Hendricks A, Volk HA, Shihab NK, Burn CC.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 24;8(7):e69650. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069650. Print 2013.

Public perception of epilepsy in dogs is more favorable than in humans.
Preston SM, Shihab N, Volk HA.
Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Apr;27(1):243-6. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.01.019. Epub 2013 Mar 5.

What is your neurologic diagnosis? Mast cell tumor.
Guevar J, Shihab N, English K, Volk HA.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Mar 1;242(5):619-21. doi: 10.2460/javma.242.5.619. No abstract available.

Imaging diagnosis-malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor presenting as an intra-axial brain mass in a young dog.
Shihab N, Summers BA, Benigni L, McEvoy AW, Volk HA.
Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2013 May-Jun;54(3):278-82. doi: 10.1111/vru.12011. Epub 2013 Jan

Surgical treatment of an intracranial epidermoid cyst in a dog.
De Decker S, Davies E, Benigni L, Wilson H, Pelligand L, Rayner EL, Shihab N, Volk HA.
Vet Surg. 2012 Aug;41(6):766-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01010.x. Epub 2012 Jul 3.

The association between Chiari-like malformation, ventriculomegaly and seizures in cavalier King Charles spaniels.
Driver CJ, Chandler K, Walmsley G, Shihab N, Volk HA.
Vet J. 2013 Feb;195(2):235-7. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.05.014. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Neuromuscular disorders in the cat: clinical approach to weakness.
Volk HA, Shihab N, Matiasek K.
J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Nov;13(11):837-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2011.09.005. Review.

Behavioral changes in dogs associated with the development of idiopathic epilepsy.
Shihab N, Bowen J, Volk HA.
Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Jun;21(2):160-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2011.03.018. Epub 2011 May 4.

Treatment of hydrocephalus with ventriculoperitoneal shunting in twelve dogs.
Shihab N, Davies E, Kenny PJ, Loderstedt S, Volk HA.
Vet Surg. 2011 Jun;40(4):477-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00832.x. Epub 2011 Apr 26.

Surgical management of an incidentally diagnosed true pleuroperitoneal hernia in a cat.
Cariou MP, Shihab N, Kenny P, Baines SJ.
J Feline Med Surg. 2009 Oct;11(10):873-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jfms.2009.04.001. Epub 2009 May 28.