Diagnoses

A Primer on Cytology: When You Might Need One For Your Dog?

A Primer on Cytology: When You Might Need One For Your Dog?

Cytology is the examination of cells under a microscope. Cytology can help to characterize lumps and masses on the skin and in other organs of your dog.  It is also helpful for evaluating: The purpose behind it Cytology often provides diagnostic information about your dog that can be useful in deciding on a treatment plan. Lumps and bumps Your veterinarian…

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Assessing Lameness in Dogs: Measuring Leg Circumference—Cookie’s PRP Treatment for Partial Cruciate (CCL/ACL) Tear and Leg Circumference

Assessing Lameness in Dogs: Measuring Leg Circumference—Cookie’s PRP Treatment for Partial Cruciate (CCL/ACL) Tear and Leg Circumference

Muscle mass measurements are a useful tool to evaluate the use of limbs. The following methods can estimate muscle mass: limb circumference measurements ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) Measuring leg circumference is an option that is readily available and affordable. Further information: Assessing and Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes Jasmine’s vet always said that…

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