Caption: Researchers worldwide are pursuing greater understanding of Feline Injection Site Sarcoma, including new drugs, says oncologist Kelly Hume, DVM, ACVIM
, at Cornell.
But constipation--the inability to routinely and easily produce stool--can also develop for a number of other reasons, says Meredith Miller, DVM, ACVIM
, lecturer in small animal medicine at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Lara Cusack, DVM, Cara Field, DVM, PhD, Alexa McDermott, DVM, Brandon Pogue, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
(Cardiology), Tonya Clauss, DVM, MS, Gregory Bossart, VMD, PhD, and Alvin Camus, DVM, PhD
Assessment and management of proteinuria in dogs and cats: 2004 ACVIM
Forum Consensus Statement.
Vaala, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM
, Senior Equine Technical Service Veterinarian, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Alma, WI
, at Texas A&M University will lead the study on IBD and low-grade alimentary lymphoma, which often requires surgery to obtain intestinal biopsies.
This study, conducted by Dr Douglas Thamm (VMD, Diplomate ACVIM
Oncology; Colorado State University) and colleagues, investigated the ability of masitinib to sensitize different canine cancer cell lines to various chemotherapeutic agents.
Do not give your cat mineral oil, cautions Meredith Miller, DVM, ACVIM
, at Cornell.
The advances may be able to provide a better outcome to patients stricken with these cancers, says Cheryl Balkman, DVM, ACVIM
, senior lecturer and chief of oncology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
This case was submitted by Vishal Murthy, DVM, Delphine Laniesse, DrMedVet, IPSAV, Hugues Beaufrere, DrMedVet, PhD, Dipl ACZM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Dipl ECZM (Avian), Fiona James, DVM, MSc, DVSc, Dipl ACVIM
(Neurology), Rebecca Egan, HBSc, DVM, and Dale Smith, DVM, DVSc, from the Departments of Health Sciences Centre (Murthy, Laniesse, Beaufrere), Clinical Studies (James), and Pathobiology (Egan and Smith), Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada.
, University of Tennessee; Lisa Freeman, DVM, PhD, Dipl.
, Technical Marketing Director for USA Pet Parasiticides, Merial Limited.