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Articles by Ronald Lyman, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM

Ronald Lyman, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM

Dr. Lyman is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a formal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He is a co-author of chapters in the 2000 editions of Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIII and Quick Reference to Veterinary Medicine. He is founder and president of the Animal Emergency and Referral Center in Ft. Pierce, Fla., providing speciality referral services and crital care to small animal patients since 1984.

Fine-needle biopsy: Are you using this valuable diagnostic tool?
February 1, 2012

A recent article discussed how fine-needle aspiration and fine-needle fenestration can be powerful diagnostic tools.

Is transient ischemic attack associated with high blood pressure in dogs?
November 1, 2011

This typically human disorder may occur in dogs as well.

Myelography: Still helpful or too risky because of seizures?
September 1, 2011

A recent study sought to establish the incidence of and risk factors for seizures after myelography with iohexol in dogs.

Understanding gastric acid secretion in dogs
July 1, 2011

Recent research has looked into the effectiveness of gastric acid suppression of famotidine, two omeprazole formulations and a placebo.

Urinary tract infection in dogs after surgery for intervertebral disk extrusion
December 1, 2010

Study results indicate possible need for testing in these patients.

Esophageal strictures in cats and dogs
November 1, 2010

The signs, causes and treatment of this condition in dogs and cats.

A newer-generation drug to treat canine idiopathic epilepsy
October 1, 2010

Consider pregabalin as an adjunct to phenobarbital or potassium bromide in poorly controlled dogs.

Gallbladder mucoceles: Surgery still recommended due to risk of rupture
August 1, 2009

In a recent publication (Walter, R., Dunn, M.E. et al. Nonsurgical resolution of gallbladder mucocele in two dogs. JAVMA, Vol 232, No. 11, June 1, 2008), the authors describe medical resolution of gallbladder mucoceles in two canine patients.

Triglycerides in epileptic dogs
April 1, 2009

Hypertriglyceridemia refers to a fasting plasma triglyceride measurement that is increased, typically above the 95th percentile for age and animal species. Hypertriglyceridemia can be divided into primary and secondary forms.


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