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February 10, 2023

Vet Teams IRL: Ann Thelusma

In the Vet Teams IRL series, we meet Ann Thelusma, a veterinary assistant and pre-vet student who works in the surgery department at Philadelphia Animal Specialty and Emergency.

May 04, 2016

Feline hyperthyroidism guidelines released

Feline hyperthyroidism (FHT), also called thyrotoxicosis, affects mostly middle-aged and older cats. It is caused by increased production of thyroid hormones from enlarged thyroid glands in the cat's neck, according to Cornell University. A new set of guidelines and related client materials hopes to better treat this disease. On May 3, the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) published “The Guidelines for the Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism” (Guidelines) in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

April 29, 2015

FARS study identifies seizure triggers in cats

Think twice before you tear off that piece of foil if you’ve got an aging cat prone to seizures nearby. You may trigger a seizure. So suggests a study published April 27 in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

January 16, 2019

World’s most successful mitral valve repair surgeon to teach his technique in the US

Open-heart mitral valve repair on dogs is a tricky procedure at best, and the usual success rate is 60% to 75%, depending on the dog’s size, age, heart status, and overall health at the time of surgery. Japanese cardiologist Masami Uechi, DVM, can boast a success rate of 90%. Soon, he'll be teaching US veterinarians how he does it.

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