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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2005
Over thousands of years, greyhounds have been bred and selected for speed. This selective breeding may explain a number of the idiosyncrasies we see in the breed today. Retired racing greyhounds are becoming more common pets and more common patients in veterinary hospitals. It is estimated that about 18,000 greyhounds are placed into homes as pets annually. This article will familiarize practitioners with some idiosyncrasies in greyhounds that can affect their medical care.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2005
A middle-aged 48.5-lb (22-kg) spayed female Border collie mix was presented to the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for evaluation of a red, weepy left eye.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2005
Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis is a common cause of cauda equina syndrome and a relatively frequent neurologic disorder in older dogs. If this condition is recognized early, treatment may help alleviate significant morbidity.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2005
Preanesthetic evaluations can reduce morbidity by alerting a clinician to take action to optimize a patient's preoperative status and perioperative management.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2005
The objective of part one of this two-part series is to summarize diagnostic caveats derived from our experience with medical management of urinary tract infections (UTI) during the past 35 years.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2005
Because evidence points to surgical neutering as an important risk factor for hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets, we reviewed the literature to find current and possible future alternatives to surgically neutering ferrets.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2005
When five specialty practices merged to create the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas, they chose to keep their autonomy and design their own workspaces.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2005
Recent advances in diagnostic visualization and surgical treatments have stimulated an increased emphasis on early clinical recognition of cranial cruciate ligament pathology. This article describes characteristics of normal and pathologic cranial cruciate ligaments and details clinical techniques to help you diagnose cranial cruciate ligament pathology earlier.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2005
A 10-month-old 136-lb (62-kg) female Irish wolfhound was presented for evaluation of right forelimb lameness of four months' duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
Recent publications, ongoing prospective studies, and better knowledge of the available therapeutic options should provide the necessary framework for appropriate pain management in cancer-bearing pets.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
In this article, I describe the grape-raisin syndrome in dogs and review the basic steps in treating the most life-threatening aspect of this toxicosis?acute renal failure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
Pain negatively affects quality of life as well as many important physiological functions, so controlling it in all patients should be a top priority.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
An 11-year-old 14.5 lb (6.6 kg) castrated male domestic shorthaired cat was presented for evaulation of a progressively distended abdomen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
The incidence of GER increased with a rising dose of preanesthetic morphine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Because the uroliths were smooth, they were readily repulsed into the urinary bladder by retrograde urohydropropulsion.