Capsules

Research Note: Visual Aids for Navigation in Blind Dogs

Can visual aid devices help blind dogs navigate their surroundings? Find out what this study discovered.

Ophthalmology

Research Note: Platelet Function in Cats with Hyperthyroidism

This study compared platelet function in hyperthyroid cats with that in euthyroid age-matched cats. Explore the research.

Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases

Research Note: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound for Identifying Causes of Respiratory Distress

The ability to differentiate cardiac from noncardiac causes of respiratory distress is critical for enabling rapid initiation of appropriate treatment. Explore what this study uncovered regarding the use of FOCUS for differentiating causes of respiratory distress.

Respiratory Medicine

Research Note: 3D Drill Guides for Canine Humeral Intracondylar Fissure Repair

Can a 3D-printed patient-specific drill guide assist in the accurate and consistent placement of transcondylar screws in dogs with humeral intracondylar fissures? 

Orthopedics

Research Note: Benazepril in Cats with Heart Disease

There are no well-controlled prospective clinical trials that provide evidence of the benefit of any particular medication in feline heart disease. Find out what this study uncovered regarding benazepril for this use in cats.

Cardiology

Research Note: IgE Testing in Feline Asthma

Is there an association between serum allergen-specific IgE testing results and asthma in cats? Read the results of this study to find out.

Respiratory Medicine

Research Note: Machine Algorithms for Diagnosing Canine Hypoadrenocorticism

Can a machine learning algorithm serve as an accurate diagnostic tool for canine hypoadrenocorticism? Find out what this study discovered.

Endocrinology & Metabolic Diseases

Research Note: Potential Use of Activity Monitor to Evaluate Osteoarthritis in Cats

This study evaluated data signatures from an activity monitor of jumps performed in healthy cats that had no evidence of osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease.

Orthopedics

Research Note: Cleaning Procedures & Bacterial Contamination of Feline Inhalation Chambers

Do differing cleaning procedures of inhalation chambers have an effect on bacteria buildup in these devices? Explore what this study uncovered.

Respiratory Medicine

Research Note: Novel Serologic Markers & Autoantibodies in Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in dogs warrants an easier route for diagnosis. Could the use of serologic markers be the solution?

Internal Medicine

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