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Articles by Tomas Baker, MS

Tomas Baker, MS

Basic abdominal ultrasound (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Abdominal ultrasound provides valuable clinical information about the peritoneal cavity, great vessels, abdominal viscera and lymph nodes obtained in a noninvasive fashion, with no confirmed adverse biologic effects, and usually not necessitating sedation or anesthesia.

Controversies in ovulation timing (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The practice of ovulation timing has become increasingly useful to veterinarians who recognize its value in improving reproductive services.

Postpartum disorders in bitches, queens and neonates (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The periparturient period can be associated with high morbidity and even mortality for the dam and neonates.

Abnormal reproductive ultrasononography in bitches and queens (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

In the bitch and queen, documented abnormalities of the estrous cycle, pregnancy and the periparturient period, and even disorders of the residual reproductive tract in ovariohysterectomized females, call for ultrasonographic evaluation of the uterus and ovaries.

Performing ultrasound to evaluate pregnancy (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The normal uterus is best located by scanning transversely between the urinary bladder and the colon.

Reproductive ultrasonography in males: Normal studies (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The use of ultrasound as a tool in canine and feline reproduction has expanded from its initial role in early pregnancy diagnosis to its current use in the approach to clinical reproduction (obstetrics, infertility, urogenital disorders and pediatrics).

Neonatal resuscitation: Improving the outcome (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Average reported neonatal mortality rates (greatest during the first week of life) vary, ranging from 9-26%.

Dystocia: Medical and surgical management (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Dystocia is defined as difficulty in the normal vaginal delivery of a neonate from the uterus. Dystocia must be diagnosed in a timely fashion for medical or surgical intervention to improve outcome.

Pediatric abdominal ultrasonography (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Pediatric patients are commonly presented to the veterinarian because of signs referable to the abdominal cavity due to congenital anomalies, dietary indiscretion, parasitic infestation and infectious disease.


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