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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2005
Most successful surgical procedures in avian patients, as with other species, require that the veterinarian and his or her staff give special attention to the details of perioperative management. In some instances, special techniques may be required to perform and successfully complete appropriate procedures; however, in many instances the same techniques used in companion species (dogs/cats) may be adapted or adjusted for use in exotic species.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
An 11-year-old 54.9-lb (27-kg) neutered male mixed-breed dog was presented to Long Island Veterinary Specialists for evaluation of lethargy and depression of several days' duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this experimental study, 48 Labrador retrievers from seven litters with a high prevalence of canine hip dysplasia were examined throughout their lives for a relationship between a radiographic marker and the development of osteoarthritis in the hip joint.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
A 5-year-old spayed female Birman cat was presented for evaluation of a three-month history of recurrent depression, vomiting, and urinary tract infections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this prospective clinical study, the effect of perioperative oral carprofen on limb function and pain after cranial cruciate ligament surgery was evaluated in 20 dogs treated at a university teaching hospital.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the medical records of 14 dogs with tumors of the retroperitoneal space (excluding those arising from the kidneys, adrenal glands, or ureters) were reviewed.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the records of 15 dogs and three cats surviving cardiopulmonary arrest were reviewed to describe the animals' resuscitations and outcomes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this prospective clinical study from a university teaching hospital, 15 dogs with abdominal effusion were evaluated in an attempt to identify biochemical markers of malignancy in the abdominal fluid.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
In this article, we again use a question-based format to guide you in evaluating the leukon by assessing white blood cell numbers and morphology.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
Evaluating a peripheral blood film validates cell counts performed by hematology analyzers, plus it offers valuable diagnostic information relayed by erythrocytes, platelets, and leukocytes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
A peripheral blood film evaluation should be part of all complete blood counts, regardless of whether hematology is performed in-house or at a reference laboratory.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
Many veterinarians and technicians do not routinely evaluate blood films microscopically, largely because they lack confidence in either preparing a well-made blood film or in being able to accurately identify important abnormalities.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Men forever will be accountable for the level of stewardship they provide animals.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
The options for treating feline hyperthyroidism include surgery, medical therapy, and radioiodine therapy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
In this article, I describe the most common clinical signs and physical examination findings in hyperthyroid cats. I also review the available diagnostic methods, including their advantages and disadvantages.