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

1st Edition

Authors:

Key Features

  • standard reference for pathologists and specialists, as well as general vets in practice
  • only available standard for making well defined diagnosis based on histological and clinical criteria for liver diseases in small animals
  • describes world standardization of guidelines for diagnosis of liver diseases in dogs and cats, using both histological and clinical criteria.
  • supported by WSAVA giving it a worldwide appeal

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

Details

No. of pages:
144
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702032776
Print ISBN:
9780702027918

About the authors

Jan Rothuizen

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; University Utrecht.

Susan Bunch

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Professor of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, USA

Jennifer Charles

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior lecturer in Veterinary Pathology, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne, Australia Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

John Cullen

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Valeer Desmet

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven University, Belgium

Viktor Szatmari

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Small Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, USA

Ted van den Ingh

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology, Division Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Tom van Winkle

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, Director of Diagnostic Services, Chief, Small Animal Necropsy Service, Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania , USA

Robert Washabau

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department Chairperson, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN