Ronald Lyman, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Study results indicate possible need for testing in these patients.
In a recent publication (Walter, R., Dunn, M.E. et al. Nonsurgical resolution of gallbladder mucocele in two dogs. JAVMA, Vol 232, No. 11, June 1, 2008), the authors describe medical resolution of gallbladder mucoceles in two canine patients.
Hypertriglyceridemia refers to a fasting plasma triglyceride measurement that is increased, typically above the 95th percentile for age and animal species. Hypertriglyceridemia can be divided into primary and secondary forms.
Increased ACTH secretion from the pituitary gland is the most commonly recognized cause of canine hyperadrenocorticism (HAC).
The incidence of GER increased with a rising dose of preanesthetic morphine.