Case of the Month

Case Of the Month​

SAM I AM…. No, this is not Green Eggs & Ham and Drs. Modler & Lindquist are not Dr. Seuss but have surely read tons of Seuss to their kids. At times a story that creates a visual in one’s mind helps the diagnostician identify with the pathology. Peter & Eric tell a story about…

February 27, 2013

Central Cushing’s disease in a cat.

February 26, 2013

Acute Renal Failure & The Sonogram Why are my miniature poodles dying of acute renal failure? Is it Leptospirosis? Is it a toxin? Jay Stefannacci DVM, DACVR of VCA Veterinary Emergency & Referral Associates, Norwalk, CT, USA sniffs out the underlying sono-pathology in the March, 2012, case of the month. Sonogram (kidneys): Jaffe

February 26, 2013

Splenic Torsion & The Sonogram. Middle aged Great Dane, vomiting, lethargy, recent onset “ADR”….. put on the probe & ask yourself the clinical sonographer’s favorite and most useful question, “What does this?.” It’s another looks-like-neoplasia-but-isn’t pathology imaged & cut by Drs. Cerf & Stancel @ Ridgewood V.H., Ridgewood, NJ, USA & interpretation by Dr. Lindquist…

February 26, 2013

Keelo provides a perfect example of this type of GI presentation, the mischievous Boxer presented at Andover Animal Hospital in Andover, New Jersey. The US maneuver is 1) Right intercostal 11-13 to the pylorus, 2) Slide caudally along the duodenum 3) Off to surgery…1>2>3. We hope all your GI FB searches are this straightforward. Sonogram…

February 26, 2013

The Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Cat, a Saddle Thrombus, & Today’s Cutting Edge Effective Pharmacy. Yes the kitchen sink of medications were necessary to pull this cardiomyopathy cat through a saddle thrombus. Plavix, pimobendan, ace-inhibitor, atenolol, lasix, heat support and whatever else came to mind….A fortunate 21st century cat and excellent care prevailed thanks to a trio…

February 26, 2013

Where does my blood flow go? Flow to the left…..flow to the right… and some bubbles to boot. Follow the flow of Dr. Peter Modler’s beautiful demonstration of a reverse VSD in a cat confirmed with a bubble study and color flow Doppler. Remember color flow acronym BART; Blue Away Red Toward the ultrasound transducer…

February 26, 2013

“Kitty Pyometra With A Twist”: Dr. Brian Barnes shows his swagger in the clinical sonography & surgery Olympics representing Powell River, BC, Canada in this month’s SonoPath case of the month. This is exemplary of diagnostic and surgical efficiency that proved successful for this British Columbian Siamese cat. Sick>Sonogram>Surgery>Survive to see the Olympics with a…

February 26, 2013

“When in doubt, put a needle in it…..carefully”. Cardiomegaly in a cat doesn’t mean just heart failure or neoplasia. Presenting radiographic history: “Wow that’s the biggest cat heart I have ever seen.” The diagnosis was just a probe and a needle away. Case managed by Dr. Christine Stockmal at American AH, Randolph, New Jersey ….

February 26, 2013
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  • Clinical Signs

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  • Histories

  • Special Testings

  • Urinalysis

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