Surgery remains a pivotal component of the treatment of pets with cancer. Much to the frustration of medical and radiation oncologists alike, surgery cures more cancer than any other treatment modality. Optimal surgical intervention requires knowledge of tumor type and behavior. Read full newsletter.
Anaphylaxis was first described over 100 years ago in dogs experimentally immunized against sea anemone venom. Although overall incidence of anaphylaxis in veterinary medicine is unknown, the morbidity, mortality, and prevalence are likely high and grossly underestimated. Read full newsletter.
At Arizona Veterinary Specialists, we often do pre-operative CTs for potential surgical cases to help determine 1) if surgery is possible and 2) to aid the surgeons in their surgical approach and so they can better prepare the client for prognosis and aftercare of their pet. Read full newsletter.
Dermatophytosis is a superficial fungal infection of keratinized skin most commonly caused by Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum, and Trichophyton mentagrophytes in canine and feline patients. Read full newsletter.