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

1st Edition

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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.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702032776
Print ISBN:
9780702027918

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