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Articles by Alice M. Wolf, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP

Alice M. Wolf, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP


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Practical information from ACVIM research: not yet in print (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is common in geriatric cats but often appears stable for long periods of time. Several studies have evaluated prognostic markers in cats with CKD, but few have identified which ones precede disease progression. The aim of this study was to find a marker which would predict deterioration of renal function in cats newly diagnosed with CKD.

Assessment and care of the senior cat (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Whether you call these patients geriatric, or "mature", special considerations are required in evaluating, examining, hospitalizing, and generally caring for older felines. Veterinarians and owners must understand that OLD AGE IS NOT A DISEASE, IT IS A STAGE OF LIFE.

What's wrong with that foot? (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

The etiology of this unusual condition in cats is not known.It probably falls into the category of other lymphoproliferative disorders of cats.

Feline viral skin diseases (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Feline herpesvirus1 infection is most noted for causing URI disease and oral ulceration. Latent, persistent infection will occur in about 30% of affected cats. Vaccines do not prevent feline herpesvirus infection nor carriage or intermittent shedding of the virus. Recrudescence of signs or new lesions may occur with stress or concurrent illness.

Gingivitis, stomatitis, and other oral lesions in cats (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Disease of the oral cavity is a common problem, particularly in middle-aged to older cats. Some disorders (e.g. lymphoplasmacytic gingivitis/stomatitis) may begin very early in life in some purebred cats.

What's wrong with that foot? (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

The etiology of plasma cell pododermatitis, an unusual condition in cats, is not known.

Degenerative joint disease in cats (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Cats are notorious for concealing pain.

Gingivitis, stomatitis, and other oral lesions (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Disease of the oral cavity is a common problem, particularly in middle-aged to older cats.

Chronic progressive renal disease in the cat: Recognition and management (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Renal insufficiency/failure is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in older cats.

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