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Articles by Joseph Harari, MS, DVM, DACVS

Joseph Harari, MS, DVM, DACVS

Dr. Joseph Harari is a Veterinary Medicine Editorial Advisory Board member and board-certified veterinary surgeon at Veterinary Surgical Specialists, 21 E. Mission Ave., Spokane, WA 99202.

Research Update: Dexamethasone complications in disk disease treatment
August 1, 2009

Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is the most common neurologic disorder for which dog owners seek treatment.

Research Update: Factors relating to dog bite injuries: Identifying pointers for prevention
August 1, 2009

Dog bites are one of the most common nonfatal injuries occurring in the United States.

Research Update: Outlining the characteristics of gallbladder disease in dogs
August 1, 2009

Gallbladder disease, a common condition in dogs, is associated with choleliths, mucoceles, neoplasia, or hepatic disorders causing bile stasis and possible subsequent infection.

Research Update: Transurethral lithotripsy in dogs: A minimally invasive option for urolith removal?
August 1, 2009

Urolithiasis commonly affects dogs and can cause dysuria, stranguria, hematuria, pyuria, and an obstructive uropathy.

Exercise-induced collapse in Labrador retrievers: A comparison with unaffected dogs
August 1, 2009

Exercise-induced collapse in young, otherwise healthy, Labrador retrievers is an uncommon, dramatic, self-limiting condition.

Is hypotonic water effective as an adjuvant therapy for canine mast cell tumors?
January 1, 2009

This study's design limited the biases (nonrandomized patient population, complete tumor resection) inherent in previous studies that showed a decrease in mast cell tumor recurrence in dogs after deionized water injection and surgery.

Examining the risk factors for anesthetic-related deaths
January 1, 2009

This study reviews cases from numerous clinics and evaluates newer sedatives and anesthetics.

Histologic prognostic factors for feline osteosarcoma
January 1, 2009

From this report, histologic analysis of tissues in cats with osteosarcoma will aid clinicians in providing a prognosis for owners, especially if incomplete surgical resection (unclean margins) occurs.

Research Updates: Using a scrotal mesh graft to repair degloving injuries
January 1, 2009

The results of this study provide support for various treatment strategies based on clinical presentation, owner finances, and the clinician's competency.


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