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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
PU/PD is an extremely common presenting complaint in small animal practice. Probably just as common are animals with polyuria and polydipsia that goes unnoticed by their owners. This is especially true of cats.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Icterus occurs when bilirubin accumulates in the plasma and tissues to the extent that it causes visible yellow discoloration of the sclera, mucous membranes, and skin.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
The use of ACEi for renal disease is controversial because we do not have convincing data that they are either protective or detrimental to the kidneys.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2011
Veterinary internist Dr. Jennifer Garcia answers this reader query.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 07, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Tips for performing an ultrasonographic examination on cats with chronic renal disease.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2011
Here are some diagnostic tests that can help with this complicated task.
May 01, 2011
It is helpful to divide cats with FLUTD into obstructive and non-obstructive uropathy for treatment purposes. Obstructive uropathy is most commonly seen in male cats due to the small diameter of the male urethra. Typical clinical signs include dysuria, hematuria, frequent attempts to urinate, and licking at the penis or prepuce.
May 01, 2011
It has been stated that: Systemic hypertension associated with kidney disease is a very real problem, and has been diagnosed in over 60% of cats with chronic renal disease.
May 01, 2011
Hyperthyroidism and chronic kidney disease are two common diseases of older cats. They may occur separately or in the same animal.
May 01, 2011
It is known that high blood pressure is associated with renal disease in many species including cats and dogs. That this is important is known from many studies including ones involving dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2011
Chronic anemia affects the body negatively in a number of ways and decreases an animal's quality of life.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2011
The serum chemistry profile, complete blood count, and urinalysis findings that indicate kidney disease.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2011
A 5-year-old 79.2-lb (36-kg) castrated male Doberman pinscher underwent a routine dental prophylaxis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 03, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Why ACTH stimulation testing is indicated in patients with possible renal disease.