Gastroenterology | Veterinary Medicine

Gastroenterology

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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by chronic gastrointestinal signs associated with diffuse accumulation of lymphocytes and plasma cells in the lamina propria and morphologic abnormalities of the intestinal mucosa and epithelium.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Clinical signs suggestive of esophageal disease include regurgitation, dysphagia, odynophagia, salivation, retching, gagging, and repeated swallowing. Other less specific signs can include weight loss, anorexia or ravenous appetite, and depression.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Esophagitis is characterized by acute or chronic inflammation of the esophagus resulting from mechanical, corrosive, or acid-peptic injury to the mucosa. Mild esophagitis may be self-limiting or resolve with medical treatment.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Chronic hepatitis associated with abnormal accumulation of copper in liver cells is emerging as an important form of chronic liver disease in dogs.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Giardia duodenalis (also known as G. intestinalis, G. lamblia) is a pear-shaped, binucleated, flagellated protozoan parasite that infects the small intestine, impairs mucosal absorption, and causes diarrhea.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Molecular studies have determined that the intestines of dogs and cats harbor a complex population of commensal bacteria, referred to as the microbiota. Depending on its composition, the microbiota can be beneficial or harmful to the host.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 11, 2015
Have clients fill out this form to gather all the information you need to help constipated cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 11, 2015
Uncomfortable for all involved, constipation in cats is solvable once you determine the cause—be it medical or behavioral. All the tools you need to unclog kitties are right here.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 24, 2015
Look after your kitty with this expert advice.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 11, 2015
Dr. Don Waldron demonstrates this procedure, which is most often indicated in small animals for gastric foreign body removal or to obtain biopsy samples.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2015
Persistence in finding the cause and crafting a solution can help keep owners content and your canine patients in their homes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 15, 2014
Identifying the condition can help avoid delayed recovery.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 09, 2014
These tests can help narrow down your differential veterinary diagnoses for chronic enteropathies.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2014
With close to a million reported cases annually, equine colic is responsible for more deaths than any other disease group. Learn how veterinarians are rapidly assessing and treating this condition.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 26, 2014
This potentially deadly surgical complication is preventable. Let this case report remind you about—and reinforce the importance of—counting surgical sponges.