Urinary Stones in Small Animal Medicine A Colour Handbook

Urinary Stones in Small Animal Medicine A Colour Handbook PDF

By Albrecht Hesse and Reto Neiger

Urinary Stones in Small Animal Medicine A Colour Handbook PDF. The Colour Handbook deals with all aspects of urolithiasis in dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs—from aetiology and pathogenesis to diagnosis, treatment and the prevention of disease recurrence. The authors introduce the reader to treatment protocols developed from their own research and experience, and incorporate international state-of-the-art knowledge of the disease. Topics covered in the Colour Handbook include epidemiology, risks in companion animal husbandry, species-specific differences, breed dispositions, genetic causes, relevant anatomical points, clinical diagnosis, stone composition, clinical pathology and treatment protocols. The Colour Handbook is a compact, wide ranging illustrated guide to dealing with urinary stones in small animals, of value to veterinarians in training and practice.

Table of Contents

Overview Of Urinary Stones
Epidemiology
Formation of urinary stones in various breeds of dog and cat in Europe and America
Shape, colour, and composition of urinary stones in small animals
Causes of urinary stone formation
Theories on the crystallization of urinary components
Urinary stone analysis
General clinical diagnosis and treatment of urinary stones

Urinary Stones In Dogs
Struvite stones
Calcium oxalate stones
Calcium phosphate: carbonate apatite stones
Calcium phosphate: brushite stones
Ammonium urate stones
Sodium urate, potassium urate, and uric acid stones
Cystine stones
Xanthine stones
2.8-dihydroxyadenine stones
Silicate stones
Drug-induced urinary stones

Urinary Stones In Cats
Feline lower urinary tract disease
Struvite stones (magnesium ammonium phosphate
hexahydrated)
Calcium oxalate stones
Calcium phosphate stones
Urate stones
Cystine stones
Xanthine stones
Silicate stones
Drug-induced urinary stones
Potassium magnesium pyrophosphate
Matrix
matrix stones
blood clots

Urinary Stones In Rabbits And Guinea Pigs
Urinary stones in rabbits
Urinary stones in guinea pigs

Appendices:
Urinary stones in other animals
Calcium content of foodstuffs
Oxalate content of foodstuffs
Purine content of foodstuffs
Methionine content of foodstuffs

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