Topical therapeutics should be a veterinarian’s first line of defense against superficial dermatologic conditions. Follow this rundown of the ingredients and multiple types of treatments for skin problems.
As pet owners and veterinarians seek natural aids as part of multimodal therapy for joint disease in companion animals, here’s a look at one potential supportive remedy that you may never have heard of.
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Trilostane, currently the most used treatment for PDH, is a synthetic steroid analogue. It competitively inhibits the 3-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase enzyme blocking cortisol, aldosterone and sex hormone production.
Proper positioning is critical. Use of anesthesia and/or restraint boards will reduce the human exposure to radiation, but may pose increased risks to the compromised patient. These risks should be assessed prior to obtaining radiographs.