VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jun 1, 2004 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jun 1, 2004
Features
Severe pulmonary hypertension and cardiovascular sequelae in dogs
By R. Lee Pyle, VMD, MS, DACVIM (cardiology) , Jonathan Abbott, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology) , Heidi MacLean, DVM
Pulmonary hypertension is increased blood pressure in the pulmonary vascular system.
Medical therapies for canine pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism
By Amy E. DeClue, DVM, MS, DACVIM , Leah A. Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM , Marie E. Kerl, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC
Hyperadrenocortocism is a common endocrinopathy in geriatric dogs.
Challenging cases in internal medicine: An underweight Gordon setter with brittle claws
By Kristin Crass, DVM
A 4-year-old, female spayed Gordon setter was evaluated at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because of brittle claws of about one year's duration.
Departments
Dermatology Challenge: Resolution of a necrotizing wound in a debilitated cat
By Joanne Maki, DVM, PhD , Mark Mosher, DVM , Thomas Nemetz, DVM, PhD
A 6-year-old, 11.2-lb (5.1-kg), neutered male domestic shorthaired cats was presented to South Athens Animal Clinic for evaluation of a large cutaneous wound.
Ophthalmology Challenge: Aggressive ulcerative keratitis in a dog
By Matthew P. Landry, DVM , Mary E. Lassaline, DVM, PhD , Andras M. Komaromy, DVM, PhD, DACVO , Maria E. Kallberg, DVM, PhD , Dennis E. Brooks, DVM, PhD, DACVO , Kirk N. Gelatt, VMD, DACVO
A 4-year-old, 66-lb (30-kg), spayed female greyhound was presented to the Ophthalmology Service at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine for ophthalmic evaluation.
Idea Exchange: An endotracheal tube holder with a twist
To create an economical and practical endotracheal tube holder, cut a 1-ft length from a used IV line.
Idea Exchange: Flea combs clear out the mess around the eyes
To remove the material that accumulates around the medial canthus, use a flea comb.
Idea Exchange: Take notes to keep your surgical instrumetnts in tune
To keep track of surgical instrument replacement and tuning, we post a list just inside the door of the surgery room.
Idea Exchange: Ask for supplies and you may receive
Many human hospitals do not allow resterilization of certain products.
Idea Exchange: Key management of a controlled substances cabinet
The key to our controlled substances cabinet is locked inside a dial lock box.

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