Pet Owner Educational Atlas. Nephrology and urology
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Pet Owner Educational Atlas. Nephrology and urology

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Visual atlas describing general concepts and details of the main diseases affecting the urinary tract of dogs and cats. This atlas is a tool to facilitate communication between the veterinary practitioner and pet owners.

Shelly Vaden

She graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Georgia, USA, in 1985 and obtained the status of Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1989 after completion of a residency in small animal internal medicine at North Carolina State University, North Carolina, USA. She completed her PhD at the same university.

Since 1991, she has been a faculty member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, where she currently oversees a clinic focused on dogs and cats with diseases of the urinary tract. She is author of more than 100 articles published in international scientific journals, and has also authored several book chapters. She has been a speaker at national and international congresses. Her main interest area is diseases of the urinary tract in dogs and cats.

Anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract

1. Anatomy of the urinary tract

2. Renal physiology

Diseases of the kidney

Acute kidney injury

3. Acute kidney injury (AKI). General

4. Leptospirosis

5. Ethylene glycol toxicity

6. Drug-induced nephrotoxicity

7. Lily nephrotoxicity

Chronic kidney disease

8. Chronic kidney disease (CKD). General

9. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

10. Fanconi syndrome

11. Hydronephrosis

12. Juvenile renal disease

Glomerular disease

13. Glomerular disease. General

14. Amyloidosis

15. Immune complex-mediated glomerulonephritis

16. Leishmaniasis

17. Lyme nephritis

18. Nephrotic syndrome

Complications of kidney disease

19. Anemia

20. Secondary mineral and bone disorders

21. Hypertension

22. Renal proteinuria

23. Uremic stomatitis and halitosis

24. Uremic gastroenteropathy

25. Metabolic acidosis

26. Polyuria and polydipsia

27. Hypercoagulability and thromboembolism

Diseases of the lower urinary tract

Urinary tract infections

28. Acute cystitis

29. Recurrent urinary tract infection

30. Urinary tract infection caused by a recessed vulva

31. Subclinical bacteriuria

32. Pyelonephritis

33. Prostatitis

34. Polypoid cystitis

35. Emphysematous cystitis

36. Fungal urinary tract infection


37. Infection-induced struvite uroliths

38. Sterile struvite uroliths

39. Calcium oxalate uroliths

40. Cystine uroliths

41. Urate uroliths

42. Nephrolithiasis

43. Ureterolithiasis

Micturition disorders

44. Urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI)

45. Detrusor–urethral dyssynergia

46. Ectopic ureter

47. Pelvic bladder


48. Urothelial carcinoma

49. Urethral obstruction

50. Feline idiopathic cystitis

51. Idiopathic renal hematuria

52. Urachal remnants

53. Capillariasis

54. Idiopathic hypercalcemia in cats

55. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)


56. Kidney biopsy

57. Cystoscopy

58. Extracorporeal blood purification therapies. Hemodialysis and plasmapheresis

59. Subcutaneous ureteral bypass (SUB)

60. Stenting

  • Autor/es Shelly Vaden
  • Fecha de edición octubre 2019
  • Nº Páginas 68
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura. Wire-o
  • Tamaño 22 X 28
  • Idioma Inglés

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