Surgery

Episode 14: A veterinary orthopedic surgeon’s unconventional journey

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Adam Christman is joined by orthopedic surgeon David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS, who shares the unique evolution of his career in veterinary medicine.

Vector-borne disease prevalence in dogs with proteinuria

A new study attempts to understand the potential associations between vector-borne diseases and proteinuria in a southeastern U.S. canine population.

Veterinarians are not obligated to perform euthanasia

A practice owner who decided to refer all clients to Lap of Love finds that doing so has benefits for both his clients and his practice.

Diagnosis and management of GI motility disorders

Gastrointestinal motility disorders are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for many practitioners. Here’s how to narrow down the affected area so you can identify the cause and provide appropriate treatment.

Disuse muscle atrophy inhibited by nutritional supplement

The supplement Fortetropin has been shown to curb muscle atrophy associated with postoperative exercise restriction in dogs following surgical repair of cruciate tears.

Surgery STAT: Performing open surgical liver biopsy

A guide for general practitioners in performing hepatic guillotine and punch biopsy techniques.