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Partners In Care Newsletter

Partners in Care is Angell’s veterinary referral newsletter mailed three times per year to our referring hospital partners.  Click on any of the issues below to view a PDF of the newsletter. To search our online clinical articles for a particular article or topic, use the Clinical Article search box to the right or visit www.angell.org/articles.

Partners in Care – June 2018 

  • Prehospital Sedation of Cats – Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA
  • Endovascular Stents – Katie Hogan, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • A Novel Local Anesthetic: Nocita – Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA
  • Approach to Respiratory Disease in Backyard Chickens – Brendan Noonan, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)
  • Update on Trimethoprimsulfamethoxazole, its Side Effects and Current Evidence for its Use in Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections – Virginia Sinnott, DVM, DACVECC
  • Tech Tip: Hypocalcemia – Kathryn Dorsey, DVM

Partners in Care – January 2018 

  • 3D Printing in Veterinary Medicine – Meghan Sullivan, DVM, DACVS
  • Polycythemia/Erythrocytosis – Catherine Sumner, DVM, DACVECC, MSPCA-Angell West, Waltham
  • Summary of the ACVIM Consensus Recommendations on the Treatment and Prevention of Uroliths in Dogs and Cats– Daniela Vrabelova Ackley, DVM, MS, DACVIM | MSPCA-Angell West, Waltham
  • Feline Megacolon and Deobstipation – Kiko Bracker, DVM, DACVECC, Emergency/Critical Care Service
  • Seizures vs. Syncope – Kathryn Dorsey, DVM
  • POINT OF CARE COAGULATION TESTING FOR THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN – Susan Magestro, DVM

Partners in Care – September 2017

  • Electrocardiograph Interpretation – Back to Basics –  Rebecca Malakoff, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Underlying Gastrointestinal Disease May Manifest as Neurologic Signs in Canine Patients –  Michele James, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Megaesophagus –  Shawn Kearns, DVM, DACVIM Internal Medicine Service
  • Hypercalcemia of Malignancy (HM) – J. Lee Talbott, DVM, DACVIM (Medical Oncology)
  • Subcutaneous Ureteral Bypass (SUB™) for the Treatment of Ureteral Obstruction in Cats – Sue Casale, DVM, DACVS

Partners in Care – June 2017

  • Anesthetic Management of Brachycephalic Dogs – Stephanie Krein DVM, DACVAA
  • Helping Your Clients Pick the Right Dog Trainer and Knowing When a Behaviorist is Needed Instead – Terri Bright, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CAAB
  • Congenital Heart Disease III: Patent Ductus Arteriosus in the Canine and Feline Patient – Nancy Laste, DVM, DACVAA (Cardiology)
  • Acute Vestibular Disease in Old Dogs – Jennifer Michaels, DVM, DACVAA (Neurology)
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTI) – Roxanna Khorzad, DVM

Partners in Care – January 2017

  • Pre-Hospital Sedation for Aggressive and Anxious Dogs – Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA
  • Building a Confident Puppy – Terri Bright, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CAAB
  • Radiographic Approach to Bone Imaging – Stephen Tsai, DVM, DACVR
  • Tumor Grading – Is it Applicable? – Pamela Mouser, DVM, MS, DACVP
  • Eyelid Margin Masses in Dogs: To Cut or Not to Cut? – Dan Biros, DVM, DACVO
  • Q&A with Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA

Partners in Care – June 2016

  • Alfaxalone: The Newest Anesthetic Induction Agent – Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA
  • To Echo or Not to Echo? Incidentally Detected Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats – Rebecca Malakoff, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • A Primer on Osteoarthritis: Myths and Truths – Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM
  • Canine GI Neoplasia – Pam Mouser, DVM, MS, DACVP
  • Proximal Abducting Ulna Osteotomy – Nick Trout, MA, VET MB, DACVS, ECVS

Partners in Care – January 2016

  • Pain vs. Dysphoria – Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA
  • The Use of Acupuncture in Critical Care Units – Megan Whelan, DVM, DACVECC, CVA
  • When Clients Ask “Why is My Cat Crying?” – Jean Duddy, DVM
  • Weakness, the “Motor Unit,” and Related Testing – Rob Daniel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
  • Canine Stifle Arthroscopy – Meghan Sullivan, DVM, DACVS
  • Enterotoxemia in Pet Rabbits and Other Herbivores– Elisabeth Simone-Freilicher, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)

Partners in Care – September 2015

  • Bartonella – Maureen Carroll, DVM, DACVIM
  • Canine Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors: Updates in Grading, Prognostic Markers, and Therapy – Ivan Martinez, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology)
  • Feline Tooth Resorptions – William Rosenblad, DVM
  • Leptospirosis – Kiko Bracker, DVM, DACVECC
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Systemic Hypertension in Cats – Rebecca Quinn, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Cardiology)
  • Social Enrichment for Healthy Interaction Between Juvenile Pet Birds and Veterinary Professionals – Elisabeth Simone-Freilicher, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)

Partners in Care – June 2015

  • Xanthoma: The Other Fatty Skin Mass – Patty Ewing, DVM, MS, DACVP
  • Mechanical Ventilation: Indications and Outcomes – Virginia Sinnott, DVM, DACVECC
  • Elbow Replacement in Dogs – Nick Trout, MA, VET MB, DACVS, ECVS
  • Angell Celebrates 100 Years – A Timeline
  • Idiopathic Hypercalcemia – Erika de Papp, DVM, DACVIM

Partners in Care – January 2015

  • Lens Instability in the Dog & Cat – Martin Coster, DVM, MS, DACVO
  • Laparoscopic Ovariectomy and Gastropexy – Meghan Sullivan, DVM, DACVS
  • Canine Hyperadrenocorticism – Shawn Kearns, DVM, DACVIM
  • Tooth Fractures – William Rosenblad, DVM
  • Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma: Bence-Jones Proteins – Patty Ewing, DVM, MS, DACVP

Partners in Care – September 2014

  • Imaging of Congenital Portosystemic Shunts – Steven Tsai, DVM, DACVR
  • Precision Pain Management: Peripheral Nerve Analgesia – Ashley Barton-Lamb, DVM, DACVAA, CVA
  • Feline Hyperadrenocorticism – Shawn Kearns, DVM, DACVIM
  • Mammary Tumors in Dogs and Cats – Jennifer Mahoney, DVM, DACVIM (Medical Oncology)
  • 2nd Intention Healing in Full-Thickness Skin Wound Management, Revisited – Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS

Partners in Care – June 2014

  • Traumatic Brain InjuryKiko Bracker, DVM, DACVECC
  • Canine Pemphigus Foliaceus – Meghan Umstead, DVM (practice limited to dermatology)
  • Approach to the Collapsing Dog – Nancy Laste, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • So, Your Dogs Has a Splenic Mass… – Pamela Mouser, DVM, MS, DACVP

Partners in Care, January 2014

  • Behavior Service Now Available at Angell – Terri Bright, Ph.D., BCBA-D, CAAB
  • Biceps Tenosynovitis: Diagnosis and Treatment – Sue Casale, DVM, DACVS
  • Sildenafil – Rebecca Quinn, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Cardiology)
  • Canine Demodex – Meghan Umstead, DVM (practice limited to dermatology)
  • Notes from Angell’s Clinical/Anatomical Pathology Service – Patty Ewing, DVM, MS, DACVP

Partners in Care, September 2013

  • Lifting the Veil: Canine Cataracts & Cataract Surgery – Martin Coster, DVM, DACVO
  • Wynnie: A Case Study of Nasopharyngeal Stenosis – Kirstin Johnson, DVM, DACVIM
  • Practical Tips for Reducing NSAID Toxicity – Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA
  • Radiographic Approach to the Coughing Pet – Steven Tsai, DVM, DACVR
  • Melatonin for Primary Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia (ITP) – Megan Whelan, DVM, DACVECC

Partners in Care, June 2013

  • Iron Deficiency in Dogs and Cats – Patty Ewing, DVM, MS, DACVP
  • An Update on Pimobendan – Adam Kane, DVM
  • Progressive Rod Cone Degeneration in Dogs – Dan Biros, DVM, DACVO
  • Proximal Tibial Epiphysiodesis (PTE): An Alternative Technique to Correcting the Cranial Cruciate Ligament Deficient Stifle in Growing Dogs – Nick Trout, MA, VET MB, DACVS, ECVS

Partners in Care, January 2012

  • Current Techniques in Laparoscopic Surgery – Andrew Grange, BSc, BVetMed
  • Intravenous Pamidronate Administration for Palliative Treatment of Bone Tumors – Jennifer Mahoney, DVM, DACVIM (Medical Oncology)
  • Feline Tooth Resorptions – William Rosenblad, DVM
  • Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) – Kiko Bracker, DVM, DACVECC and Megan Whelan, DVM, DACVECC

Partners in Care, September 2011

  • A Review of Infectious Liver Diseases – Shawn Kearns, DVM, DACVIM
  • Don’t Amputate that Ear! Reconstructive Surgical Options for Defects of the Pinna – Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS
  • What’s New in Glaucoma Management? – Martin Coster, DVM, DACVO and Daniel Biros, DVM, DACVO
  • Intra-Testicular Nerve Blocks: An Easy and Inexpensive Way to Augment Post-Castration Analgesia – Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA

Partners in Care, June 2011

  • The Value of Orthogonal Views – Jessica Basseches, DVM, DACVR
  • Determination of Immunophenotype in Hematopoietic Neoplasms – Jennifer Mahoney, DVM, DACVIM (Medical Oncology)
  • A Newer Immunosuppressive Drug and its Increased Use in Our Critical Care Unit: Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) – Megan Whelan, DVM, DACVECC
  • Thorascopy at Angell – Nancy Laste, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Tips to Help Clients Brush Their Pets’ Teeth – Curtis Stiles, DVM, DAVDC

Partners in Care, January 2011

  • Cranial Cruciate Ligament Injuries: What Do I Do? – Cathy Reese, DVM, DACVS
  • Non-Healing Superficial Corneal Ulcers in Dogs – Daniel Biros, DVM, DACVO
  • Canine Sino-nasal Aspergillosis – Chris Rollings, DVM, DACVIM
  • Drug Shorages and Recalls: Why Do They Happen So Often? – Mary Grace, R.Ph., M.S.

Partners in Care, June 2010

  • Interventional Cardiology – Nancy Laste, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Clinical Trial: Head Trauma in Dogs – Megan Whelan, DVM, DACVECC
  • Interesting New Reads
  • Shockwave Therapy – Cathy Reese, DVM, DACVS
  • Canine Hepatopathies: When, Why, and How Should We Biopsy? – Erika de Papp, DVM, DACVIM
  • Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases of the Central Nervous System of Dogs – Allen Sisson, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)

Partners in Care, January 2010

  • Online Imaging Consultations Now Available at Angell
  • Laser Surgery – Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS
  • Case Study: Avian and Exotic Animal Medicine – Julie DeCubellis, MS, DVM
  • Advanced Techonolgy: Bronchoscopy – Erika de Papp, DVM, DACVIM

Partners in Care, September 2009

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy – Maureen Carroll, DVM, DACVIM
  • Angell’s Growing Ophthalmology Service
  • Case Study: Stem Cell Therapy, Another Alternative Treatment of Canine Osteoarthritis – Sue Casale, DVM, DACVS

Partners in Care, June 2009

  • Mechanical Ventilation at Angell
  • Practice Tip: Use of Fenoldopam in Cats With Acute Renal Failure – Jen Holm, DVM, DACVECC
  • Case Study: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS

Partners in Care, January 2009

  • Updates: Pfizer Announces Changes to Popular Drug
  • Combining Advanced Imaging with Cutting-Edge Medicine for Chronic Ear Cases – Kathy Tater, DVM, DACVD
  • Case Study: Avian and Exotic Animal Medicine – Jennifer Graham, DVM, DABVP-Avian, DACZM; Connie Orcutt, DVM, DABVP-Avian; Michelle Nobrega-Lee, DVM
  • Case Study: Neurology and Neurosurgery – Allen Sisson, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Partners in Care, September 2008

  • Specialty Care for Avian and Exotic Animals
  • Advanced Technology Saves Thousands of Lives at Angell
  • Case Study: Dentistry – William Rosenblad, DVM
  • Clinical Brief: Hyperaldosteronism – Doug Brum, DVM

Partners in Care, June 2008

  • Angell Dentistry Service Expands
  • Provide Your Clients with Expert Nutritional Counseling
  • Case Study: Behavior – Stefanie Schwarz, DVm, MSc, DACVB
  • Monitoring the Effects of Chemotherapy in Your Cancer Patient – Michelle Turek, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology) and Esther Chon, DVM

Partners in Care, January 2008

  • Angell-Boston’s Neurology Specialty Service Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment – Debbie Reuhlmann, DVM, MS, DACVIM and Allen Sisson, DVM, MS, DACVIM
  • Update: Amplatz Canine Ductal Occluder
  • “Syndrome X”: Some Still Do Not See It as a Disease – Rebecca Remillard, Ph.D., DVM, MS, DACVN
  • Case Study: Emergency and Critical Care Service – Catherine Foley, DVM

Partners in Care, June 2007

  • Pain Medicine Service at Angell-Boston
  • Laparoscopy
  • Case Study: Avian and Exotic Animal Medicine – Jennifer Graham, DVM, DABVP-Avian; Connie Orcutt, DVM, DAVBP-Avian; Kimberly Mickley, DVM
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Skin Biopsies – Kathy Tater, DVM, DACVD
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