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Research Update: Factors relating to dog bite injuries: Identifying pointers for prevention

August 1, 2009

Dog bites are one of the most common nonfatal injuries occurring in the United States.

Research Update: Outlining the characteristics of gallbladder disease in dogs

August 1, 2009

Gallbladder disease, a common condition in dogs, is associated with choleliths, mucoceles, neoplasia, or hepatic disorders causing bile stasis and possible subsequent infection.

Research Updates: Antigen and antibody tests for diagnosing and monitoring blastomycosis in dogs

May 1, 2009

The study discussed here demonstrates that enzyme immunoassay detection of B. dermatitidis antigen is a valuable addition to the arsenal of diagnostic tests.

The most prevalent diseases and major causes of death in retired racing greyhounds

May 1, 2009

Retired racing greyhounds have become increasingly popular pets, but only sparse information regarding disease prevalence in this subset of dogs has been reported.

The effect of phenobarbital on serum triglyceride concentrations in epileptic dogs

May 1, 2009

This study demonstrates that epileptic dogs treated with phenobarbital alone or in combination with potassium bromide are more likely to be hypertriglyceridemic.

Research Updates: Using a scrotal mesh graft to repair degloving injuries

January 1, 2009

The results of this study provide support for various treatment strategies based on clinical presentation, owner finances, and the clinician's competency.

Examining the risk factors for anesthetic-related deaths

January 1, 2009

This study reviews cases from numerous clinics and evaluates newer sedatives and anesthetics.

Histologic prognostic factors for feline osteosarcoma

January 1, 2009

From this report, histologic analysis of tissues in cats with osteosarcoma will aid clinicians in providing a prognosis for owners, especially if incomplete surgical resection (unclean margins) occurs.

Research Updates: Spinal fractures and luxations: Most common causes, most common outcomes

January 1, 2009

The results of this study provide support for various treatment strategies based on clinical presentation, owner finances, and the clinician's competency.

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