Partners In Care Newsletter

Veterinary referral news from Angell Animal Medical Center

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