Research Note: Prognostic Markers of Acute Pancreatitis
Predicting clinical outcome in dogs and cats with acute pancreatitis is an important part of care. Discover how these simple measurements may help inform the course of this disease.
Research Note: Transmittable Blood-Borne Disease from Canine Blood Donors
Canine blood transfusion is an important, potentially lifesaving, treatment, but there are risks to recipients. Examine the results of this study that evaluated the risk for blood-borne pathogens from donor dogs.
Research Note: Glucose, pH, & Lactate Metabolic Markers: Potential Early Detection of Osteoarthritis in Dogs
Early diagnosis of osteoarthritis in dogs is challenging. These biomarkers may help in diagnosing and treating your patients sooner.
Research Note: Vitamin K-Dependent Coagulopathy: Is Canine Cryopoor Plasma a Viable Treatment?
Research Note: Cardiovascular Effects of Fentanyl IV in Anesthetized Cats
Research Note: Is There an Effect of Time on PCV Measurement After Transfusion?
Research Note: Predicting Heart Failure or Cardiac Death in Dogs with Preclinical Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease
Myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs can remain subclinical for an extended period of time. Variables used in this study may help predict onset of heart failure or cardiac death in these patients.
Research Note: Association Between Clinical Abnormalities & Tissue Damage in Blocked Cats
Urinary obstruction is a common problem in cats. This study sought to document histopathologic changes and compare them with clinical severity.
Research Note: New Findings May Help Dogs with Chronic Enteropathy
Treatment for chronic inflammatory enteropathies in dogs often involves dietary modification, antibiotics, and/or immunosuppressants. Results from this study may point to a novel therapeutic alternative.
Research Note: Ultrasonographic Peripheral Band & Suspected Lung Lobe Torsion
Lung lobe torsion is a surgical emergency. This ultrasonographic image finding can help you pin down the diagnosis.