3 Must-reads for gastrointestinal management

April 30, 2021
dvm360 Staff

Check out these 3 articles for insight on diagnosing and managing chronic GI diseases.

Managing chronic gastrointestinal diseases can be frustrating for many clinicians. These conditions are slow and insidiously progressive, and sometimes a definitive diagnosis isn't possible.

We've selected 3 articles that offer insight on diagnosing and managing several chronic GI diseases in hopes of guiding you through this often life-long journey to better patient gut health.

  • Diagnosis and management of IBD in dogs and cats: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) covers a wide range of illnesses that result in gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation. In this article, Heather L. Kvitko-White, DVM, DACVIM, offers advice for reaching a presumptive diagnosis and treating IBD.
  • Diagnosis and management of GI motility disorders: Gastrointestinal motility disorders are often underrecognized in companion animals due to the limited resources available to identify them. Find out why, plus how to appropriately diagnose and treat patients.
  • Gastrointestinal motility disorders caused by esophageal disease: Esophageal diseases may play a vital role in dysmotility and regurgitation in dogs and cats. Check out this overview on gastrointestinal motility, plus learn more about esophageal obstruction, esophageal stricture, and beyond.