Articles by Albert E. Jergens, DVM, PhD, DACVIM - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Albert E. Jergens, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Albert E. Jergens, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Interventional endoscopic techniques: Foreign bodies, stricture/dilation, peg/pej tube placement (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Esophageal strictures may occur from gastroesophageal reflux (often during surgery), esophageal foreign bodies, neoplasia, and the ingestion of caustic substances.

Controversies in canine and feline IBD (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Controversy: Histologic evaluation of biopsy specimens is required for definitive diagnosis.

Protein-losing enteropathy (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) denotes a clinical condition characterized by excessive loss of plasma proteins into the gastrointestinal tract.

Diseases of the esophagus (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

Esophagitis may be caused by chemical injury from ingested substances, gastroesophageal reflux (secondary to general anesthesia, hiatal defects, persistent vomiting, malpositioned nasoesophageal/pharyngostomy tubes), or esophageal foreign bodies.

Clinical indications and techniques for upper and lower GI endoscopy (Proceedings)
April 1, 2008

In recent years, the availability and extended use of rigid and flexible endoscopy has led to a marked increase in diagnostic procedures involving visualization and biopsy of the upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract in domestic animals.

Managing vomiting: Examining the physiology, common causes, and control in dogs (Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health)
February 1, 2008

This round­table discussion shares the current clinical, medical, and scientific understanding of vomiting and its physiology, cause, and control in companion animal­medicine. Due to the paucity of FDA-approved products, the discussion includes the extra-label use of human harmaceuticals.


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