Canine and Feline Nephrology and Urology

2nd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780721681788
eBook ISBN: 9781455757206
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 3rd November 2010
Page Count: 528


The prevalence of urinary tract diseases and disorders in small animal practice is higher than ever. The 2nd edition of Canine and Feline Nephrology and Urology makes it easy to find the information you need to accurately diagnose and manage diseases and disorders of the urinary tract in dogs and cats. Its concise outline format features practical clinical content, line drawings that clearly illustrate the initiation and progression of disease, photographs that demonstrate the clinical appearance of various lesions, and tables and boxes that offer essential information at a glance. Expert authors Dennis J. Chew, Stephen P. DiBartola, and Patricia Schenck keep you current with revised and brand-new content based upon the latest studies and evidence-based medicine, helping you prevent and most effectively manage kidney, bladder, and related conditions.

Key Features

  • Outline format with concise, clinically focused content helps you quickly and easily find the information you need to accurately diagnose and effectively manage urinary tract diseases and disorders.
  • Practical clinical tips and guidelines including algorithms, FAQs, and case management recommendations.
  • Special boxes highlight key information at a glance.
  • Concise, need-to-know information about renal and lower urinary tract pathophysiology provides essential background for clinical application.

Table of Contents

  1. Urinalysis
  2. Clinical Evaluation of the Urinary Tract
  3. Acute Renal Failure
  4. Specific Syndromes Causing Acute Intrinsic Renal Failure
  5. Chronic Renal Failure
  6. Familial Renal Diseases of Dogs and Cats
  7. Diseases of the Glomerulus
  8. Cystitis and Urethritis – Infections: Urinary Tract Infection
  9. Urolithiasis
  10. Non-obstructive Idiopathic or Interstitial Cystitis of Cats
  11. Obstructive Uropathy and Nephropathy
  12. Urinary Tract Trauma and Uroperitoneum
  13. Disorders of Micturtion and Urinary Incontinence
  14. Tumors of the Urinary System
  15. Approach to Polyuria and Polydipsia (PU/PD)
  16. Miscellaneous Syndromes


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