Gastrointestinal tract

Canine protein-losing enteropathies

Canine protein-losing enteropathies

Issue 27.1 - July
Gastroenterology

Author: Rance Sellon

There are a variety of disorders that can cause dogs to lose protein through their gastrointestinal tract. Overall, they are classified as “protein-losing enteropathies”, but there are a bewildering number of potential causes; Rance Sellon offers an overview of the condition, including a review of the signs, the diagnostic options and the potential treatments for the most common diseases.

Feline esophagitis

Feline esophagitis

Issue 27.1 - July
Gastroenterology

Author: Toshihiro Watari

Inflammation of the feline esophagus is an underdiagnosed condition, yet it can have potentially severe consequences; Toshihiro Watari discusses the predisposing factors, the clinical signs, the imaging modalities required for diagnosis, and the options available to both treat the disease and minimize its recurrence.

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