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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Obese female cats are at greatest risk of developing hepatic lipidosis.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has dramatically improved the quality of life for many dogs with OA.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Hepatic lipidosis accounts for approximately 50% of feline liver disease.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
The so-called "reactive hepatopathies" which occur secondary to non-hepatic disease can result in increased serum biochemical hepatic tests and histomorphologic abnormalities.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Chronic hepatitis is an etiologic diverse and morphologically variable condition associated by mixed inflammatory cell infiltrates.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
The discussion below is directed at therapy for chronic hepatitis but much of what is presented can also be extrapolated to other types of liver disease in both the dog and cat.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Several hepatobiliary disorders have recently come under increased awareness in dogs.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
The detection of abnormal liver biochemical tests in the asymptomatic as well as the symptomatic patient is a common finding on the routine blood screen.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Liver disease is common in the cat and the finding of icterus is a frequently a clinical clue that the cause is primary liver disease.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Ascites is a known negative prognostic factor in people with liver disease, so the authors of a recent study published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine set out to determine whether this is true in dogs as well, especially since no definitive prognostic indicators have been established for chronic hepatitis in dogs.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common problem that affects an estimated 0.5 to 7% of dogs. Radiographic signs of osteoarthritis (OA) occur in 20% of dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2008
A review of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, definitive diagnosis, and treatment
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Canine and Feline liver disease diagnosis and treatment has improved dramatically over the last 20 years due to clinicians working to obtain a definitive diagnosis with improved diagnostic procedures.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2007
This article focuses on the therapeutic management of canine aflatoxicosis, drawing from treatments used in other cases of hepatotoxicosis or hepatic failure.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
Hepatic portal-vein hypoplasia has been suggested as better terminology, better reflecting the cause.