Capsules

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.

Internal Medicine

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.

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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.

Orthopedics

Research Note: Vitamin K-Dependent Coagulopathy: Is Canine Cryopoor Plasma a Viable Treatment?

Toxicology

Research Note: Cardiovascular Effects of Fentanyl IV in Anesthetized Cats

Cardiology

Research Note: Is There an Effect of Time on PCV Measurement After Transfusion?

Internal Medicine

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.

Cardiology

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.

Urology & Nephrology

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.

Internal Medicine

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.

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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