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Veterinary Voice, June 2016 – Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

June 29, 2016

Cassie Prpich, BVSc, MANZCVS (Internal Medicine), DACVS-SA Fellow of Surgical Oncology   Brachycephalic airway syndrome (BAS) consists of both primary and secondary components. The three primary components are elongated soft palate, stenotic nares and hypoplastic ...

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Veterinary Voice, May 2016 – Canine Leptospirosis

May 10, 2016

Kelly N. Monaghan, DVM, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Leptospirosis is an infection caused by the pathogenic spirochete bacteria of the genus Leptospira. There are nine pathogenic Leptospira species and the two of greatest significance ...

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Veterinary Voice April 2016 – Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury and Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

April 8, 2016

  Liran Tzipory, DVM, DACVIM Neurology Specialist   Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) in dogs and cats is uncommon, and often is the result of automobile accidents, falling from heights, gunshots, and “little dog – ...

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Veterinary Voice, February 2016 – Histiocytic Diseases: A Mystery Unraveled

February 24, 2016

Brooke Fowler, DVM, DACVIM Oncology Specialist   For oncologists and general practitioners alike, proliferative histiocytic diseases are some of the most frustrating and complicated cases out there. The frustration lies in the diagnosis of this ...

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Veterinary Voice, October 2015 – When Cats Can’t Breathe: An Overview of Feline Respiratory Distress

November 23, 2015

  Dan Taylor, DVM Emergency Veterinarian   As one of the more common feline emergency presentations, cats in respiratory distress pose challenges in realizing a diagnosis, providing appropriate treatments and determining a prognosis. This presentation ...

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Veterinary Voice, September 2015 – Traumatic Brain Injury

October 6, 2015

Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) should be suspected in any patient that has suffered trauma especially when they have evidence of external head injury (epistaxis, oral hemorrhage, facial or skull fractures, aural hemorrhage, and facial ...

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Veterinary Voice, September 2015 – Traumatic Brain Injury

October 6, 2015

  Sofia Kalkstein, DVM Emergency Veterinarian     Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) should be suspected in any patient that has suffered trauma especially when they have evidence of external head injury (epistaxis, oral hemorrhage, ...

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Veterinary Voice, August 2015 – Antibiotic Resistance

August 31, 2015

  Ben Nolan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   The proper use of antibiotics and the emergence of antibiotic resistance have received much attention in recent years. At one point or another, all practitioners ...

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Veterinary Voice, July 2015 – Blood Glucose Emergencies

August 3, 2015

  Dana Dietrich, DVM   Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can cause severe clinical signs requiring emergency treatment.   DKA is a complex, multifactorial, life-threatening disease process resulting in fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte abnormalities.  DKA occurs due ...

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Veterinary Voice, June 2015 – Colloids – To Use or Not?

June 29, 2015

  Wendy Yaphe, DVM, Dipl ACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Crystalloids vs Colloids – What do they do for us? Crystalloids are salt containing solutions that contain electrolytes and water in proportions that mimic that ...

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