DVM InFocus, Nov 1, 2004 - DVM
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DVM InFocus, Nov 1, 2004
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Canine cutaneous mast-cell tumors: Current concepts for patient management
By Tracy Geiger, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Aspirates of the liver and spleen are indicated if these organs appear abnormal ultrasonigraphically.
Diagnostic markers for exocrine pancreatic disease
By Jorg Steiner, Dr.med.vet., PhD, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA
Cats with experimentally-induced pancreatitis showed significantly increased serum lipase activities, but cats with spontaneous pancreatitis did not.
Take a practical approach to the management of seizures in dogs
By Karen R. Munana, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Owners should be made aware that once therapy is initiated, in most instances it is life-long, and that it is imperative that the AED imperative that the AED regular basis at regular basis at intervals.
Canine idiopathic epilepsy: pathogenesis and clinical characteristics
By Edward (Ned) Patterson, DVM, PhD
The high incidence of seizures in some breeds suggests a strong genetic component to the disease...
Use of laser lithotripsy to treat urocystolishs in dogs: current status
By Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM , Jody P. Lulich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
A laser is a device that transmits light of various freuqnecies into an extremely intense, small and nearly non-divergent beam of monochromatic radiation...
Chronic renal failure causes difficult to pinpoint
By Gregory F. Grauer, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Loss of nephrons in CRF results in afferent glomerular arteriole vasodilatation causing intraglomerular pressure to increase.
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