Gastroenterology

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Feline Diarrhea

Diagnosis and management of chronic feline diarrhea will be discussed using the role of nutritional therapy in feline diarrhea and focusing on essential diagnostic tools that assess GI function and detect pathogens that may escape routine testing.Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual...

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Chronic Vomiting in Cats: The What, Why and How

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Vomiting is the most common gastrointestinal sign in cats. Chronic vomiting, however, extends beyond problems associated only with the gastrointestinal system to include a variety of disorders involving many body systems. Vomiting is only a clinical sign and not...

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Diseases of the Feline Colon

Discussion on management of colon diseases in cats with a focus on prevention and management of the constipated cat.Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Austin 2016.

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The GI Panel: Key Facts & Examples

By their very nature, diagnostic assessment of the small intestine and pancreas is difficult. These organs are difficult to palpate, diagnostic imaging findings are usually non-specific and show low sensitivity, and there are no tests on routine chemistry panels that are specific to the gastrointestinal tract. The technical difficulty and invasive nature of most commonly performed methods for gastrointestinal biopsy further limit our ability to assess these cases. Thankfully, we can assess at...

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Vomiting Cats: Secrets of Success with Frustrating Cases

Vomiting is one of the most common reasons for cats to be presented to private practitioners. Vomiting is not specific for gastrointestinal (GI) disease and can be triggered by a variety of stimuli in cats including neural inputs from the abdominal viscera and the vestibular apparatus, and humoral inputs from the chemoreceptor trigger zone. This session covers initial assessment of the vomiting cat, as well as common causes of vomiting and tips on developing a diagnostic plan. Consideration...

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Colic Field Diagnostics: How to Get the Most Out of the Basics

This session discusses how to do a basic colic exam. A basic exam typically allows for a diagnosis to be made. Localizing and categorizing the lesion allows you to make an informed decision on an appropriate course of action.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.

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Success Factors in Gastrointestinal Surgery

This lecture will emphasize details of surgical technique important for successfully performing correction of gastric dilatation-volvulus, enterotomy for gastrointestinal foreign bodies, catheter removal of linear foreign bodies, intestinal resection and anastomosis, and subtotal colectomy. Indications for surgery and perioperative care will also be discussed. Surgical procedures will be demonstrated using videos.Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA Conference and...

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Colic Field Diagnostics: Which Advanced Diagnostics to Choose to Make a Difference

A colic basic exam typically enables a diagnosis. However, the basics don't work for every single case and additional diagnostics are sometimes necessary. Ultrasound, abdominocentesis, bloodwork, and fecal diagnostic equipment and techniques are discussed.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.

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Flexible GI Endoscopy in Clinical Practice

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Endoscopy has an important role in the diagnosis and management of a variety of conditions, and many practices that have this technology underutilize it. This session reviews what equipment you need and what steps you can take to start making endoscopy a valuable...

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Specialized Endoscopic Procedures

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Endoscopy can be helpful for managing a variety of esophageal, rectal, and colonic conditions, including strictures and foreign bodies. This session reviews some endoscopic techniques for addressing these and other conditions.Supported and produced by educational...

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