WSAVA Standards for Clinical and Histological Diagnosis of Canine and Feline Liver Diseases

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  • WSAVA Liver Standardization Gr
  • Jan Rothuizen, DVM, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; University Utrecht.
  • Susan Bunch, DVM, PhD, DipACVIM, Formerly Professor of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Jennifer Charles, BVSc, MVS, DipACVP, Senior lecturer in Veterinary Pathology, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne, Australia Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology
  • John Cullen, VMD, PhD, Professor, Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Valeer Desmet, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven University, Belgium
  • Viktor Szatmari, DVM, PhD, Resident in Companion Animal Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • David Twedt, DVM, DipACVIM, Professor, Small Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, USA
  • Ted van den Ingh, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVP, Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology, Division Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Tom van Winkle, VMD, DipACVP, Professor of Pathology, Director of Diagnostic Services, Chief, Small Animal Necropsy Service, Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania , USA
  • Robert Washabau, VMD, PhD, DACVIM, Professor, Department Chairperson, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

This title is the product of an initiative of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA). The aim is to describe a world standard of guidelines for diagnosis of liver diseases in dogs and cats, using both histological and clinical criteria.
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Audience

All pathologists and clinical pathologists in veterinary medicine; all specialists in veterinary internal medicine.

 

Book information

  • Published: April 2006
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2791-8


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements & Preface
Foreword by Claudio Brovida & Hein Meyer
Chapter 1 Introduction – aims and methods, account to the users
Chapter 2 Sampling and Handling of Liver Tissue
Chapter 3 Ultrasonographic Identification and Characterization of Congenital Portosystemic Shunts and Portal Hypertensive Disorders in Dogs and Cats
Chapter 4 Morphological Classification of Circulatory Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver
Chapter 5 Morphological Classification of Biliary Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver
Chapter 6 Morphological Classification of Parenchymal Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver: 1 Normal histology, reversible hepatocytic injury and hepatic amyloidosis
Chapter 7 Morphological Classification of Parenchymal Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver: 2 Hepatocellular death, hepatitis and cirrhosis
Chapter 8 Morphological Classification of Parenchymal Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver: 3 Hepatic abscesses and granulomas, hepatic metabolic storage disorders and miscellaneous conditions
Chapter 9 Morphological Classification of Neoplastic Disorders of the Canine and Feline Liver
Index