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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2004
A 10-year-old 35.9-lb (16.3-kg) intact female Wheaton terrier was referred to the teaching hospital at Virginia Tech for evaluation of dyspnea.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Recently, a technique has been developed that allows veterinary neurosurgeons to obtain a biopsy sample of the brain: a frameless stereotactic CT-guided needle biopsy.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
"Tomorrow I have the day off, so you can reach me at the clinic,” she says matter of factly, sans even a hint of sarcasm. She spoke via telephone from her clinic on yet another one of her scheduled days off.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2004
A 9-month-old intact male Labrador retriever was presented two weeks after it swallowed a Ping-Pong ball.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Feline urinary problems can frustrate both owners and veterinarians.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Reference ranges are established by testing a group of apparently healthy normal animals. But even if a value falls within the reference range, it may not be normal for that animal if the animal is ill.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Localized primary tumors with a minimal risk for metastasis are commonly treated with surgery or radiation. But chemotherapy may occasionally be used to treat these tumors instead of or in addition to standard local therapy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
A 9-year-old neutered male domestic shorthaired cat had been presented to the referring veterinarian for evaluation of lethargy and weight loss.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Last summer, an epizootic of paraquat poisoning caused the deaths of at least seven dogs in Portland, Ore. This epizootic is evidence that this type of poisoning remains a current problem in companion-animal practice in North America.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Local anesthesia and regional anesthetic nerve blocks have been used for decades in human dentistry, but incorporating intraoral regional anesthetic blocks into veterinary dental and oral surgical procedures did not gain acceptance until the mid-1990s.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Performing vagal maneuvers on epileptic pets can help prevent or control seizures.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
When seemingly routine corneal ulcers in dogs fail to heal in a normal period (i.e. seven to 10 days), many veterinarians engage in musical chairs treatment, prescribing one topical antibiotic and then another.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Feline urinary problems can frustrate both owners and veterinarians. To help us discern whether the problem is medical or behavioral or due to litter box issues, we have the owners complete this form. Inappropriate housesoiling is often due to a combination of these issues, and this form helps us narrow in on the cause and correct it. --Maureen Owen, LVT Fishers, Ind.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
A 14-month-old intact male Doberman pinscher-mix was presented to Texas A&M University's Texas Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of chronic spinal pain and lameness.