Sep 15, 2020
Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT,
VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk
happens to a pet’s body when blood bypasses the filtering system
that the liver provides. We dive into key symptoms pets can
experience, as well as common therapies pursued to help these
Question of the Week
you have a specific patient that comes to mind when you think of
liver shunts? What breed is this patient? Did they pursue surgery?
What symptoms did they present with?
Resources We Mentioned in
- American College of Veterinary Surgeons:
Exploring the Mysteries of Liver Shunts
Veterinary Manual: Digestive System and Hepatic Disease
Merrill, L. V. (2012). Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary
Technicians and Nurses. Ames: Wiley-Blackwell.
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