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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About the editors

Dennis Chew

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Stephen DiBartola

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Administration and Curriculum, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Veterinary Administration, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Patricia Schenck

Affiliations and Expertise

Section Chief, Endocrine Diagnostic Section, Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI