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Zoonotic threat: The features of naturally occurring leptospirosis in dogs

March 4, 2014

The goal of this study was to identify the percentage of atypical features found in dogs with leptospirosis as well as evaluate the clinical utility of convalescent titers.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Journal Scan: Can milk thistle be used to treat liver disease?

June 3, 2013

Natural remedies abound for treating common diseases in people and pets, but what exact role they should play remains undetermined. This study looked specifically at the use of milk thistle for helping pets with liver disease.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

A suddenly accident-prone dog

May 7, 2013

Work through this interactive case to help Olivia, a 2-year-old terrier mix, get over her urinary troubles.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Definitively diagnosing hepatic vascular disease

December 1, 2012

When you have a patient with a hepatic vascular abnormality, how do you confirm it?

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Journal Scan: Help for differentiating between acquired and congenital portosystemic shunts

October 22, 2012

A simple way to help distinguish between congenital vs. acquired shunts would help all practitioners.

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Video: Controlling OA pain in dogs

July 30, 2012

Dr. Gregory Grauer weighs in on whether NSAIDs can be used in dogs with liver or kidney disease.

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Why won't that cat eat?!

August 30, 2011

In this interactive case, investigate why Misou has lost her appetite.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Hepatic lipidosis (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

Feline hepatic lipidosis (HL), a syndrome characterized by hepatocellular accumulation of lipid, intrahepatic cholestasis and hepatic dysfunction, is one of the most common liver disorders of the domestic cat accounting for approximately 50% of biopsy diagnoses. It may be a primary (idiopathic) condition or secondary to another disease process. Despite widespread interest and the numerous studies performed since HL was first described in the veterinary literature in 1977, the causes and pathogenic mechanisms of the disease are still largely unknown.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Cholangiohepatitis (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

Inflammatory disease has been reported to be the second most common category of liver disease in cats in the US (after hepatic lipidosis). However, within this category, there are a number of different pathologic patterns that may represent different stages of disease or even potentially separate disease conditions.

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