Portosystemic Shunt in Dogs and Cats: A Retrospective Clinical Review

Authors

  • Ali Evren Haydardedeoğlu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10474193

Abstract

Portosystemic shunt (PSS) is the most common cause of hepatic encephalopathy in dogs and cats. PSS are vascular comminications taking blood directly from  portal circulation to the systemic circulation bypassing the liver in process. In this clinical case study; congenital portosystemic shunt causing signs of hepatic encephalopathy were diagnosed in 2 cats and 2 dogs. Medical records between 2009–2011 years of dogs and cats with clinical, hematological, biochemistrical and ultrasonografic confirmed PSS were reviewed. Clinical anemnesis was taken hepatic encephalopathy signs. Hematological and serum biochemistry profile have been identified high level preprandial and postprandial bile acid and Ultrasonografic examination have been diagnosed portosystemic shunt.

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Published

11-01-2024

How to Cite

Haydardedeoğlu, A. E. (2024). Portosystemic Shunt in Dogs and Cats: A Retrospective Clinical Review. Turkish Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10474193

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