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Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Early signs of chronic kidney disease: Are we looking hard enough?

June 11, 2014

A study looks at the importance of identifying risk factors and performing preemptive screening for chronic kidney disease.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Is there an association between the severity of CKD and risk of UTIs in cats?

May 1, 2014

A study looks at the association between chronic kidney disease and UTIs in cats.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Are feline struvite urolith dissolution diets a good first-line therapy?

April 30, 2014

A study evaluates the efficacy of two commercially available low-magnesium, urine-acidifying diets for the dissolution of sterile struvite uroliths in cats.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

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

How to perform a scrotal urethrostomy and stop the stone cycle

March 1, 2014

Male dogs suffering from recurrent urethral blockage due to urinary calculi may benefit from this procedure that permanently diverts urine flow.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Positive-contrast cystography in a dog with a hard-to-detect bladder rupture

February 1, 2014

Be sure to look a little deeper when using this technique during your search for a ruptured bladder to prevent missing the diagnosis.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Urinary incontinence in female dogs—how common is it?

January 1, 2014

The goal of this study was to provide more recent data on the prevalence of acquired urinary incontinence.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Managing bacterial cystitis in the ER

December 4, 2013

An overview of diagnostic and treatment options for veterinary patients with signs of lower urinary tract disease.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

When urine specific gravity values go awry in veterinary practice

July 1, 2013

Several diagnostic factors must come into play when a veterinarian gets an abnormal result on this common test that investigates kidney function. (Part three of a four-part series.)

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