Advanced magnetic resonance imaging in the normal feline brain

Philippa J. Johnson, BVSc, MSc, CertVDI | Sofia Cerda-Gonzalez, DVM

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which uses magnetic fields to image the inside of the body, has revolutionized the diagnosis and management of a number of diseases that were previously difficult to identify in clinical patients.



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Analyzing feline sepsis: why are cats not small dogs?

Robert Goggs, BVSc, PhD | Marjorie Brooks, DVM | Dan Fletcher, DVM, PhD | Bruce Kornreich, DVM, PhD | Jo-Annie Letendre, DVM

Sepsis is a condition in which the body’s immune response to an infection results in tissue damage, organ failure, and commonly death. Recognition of sepsis in cats is challenging, and delayed therapy in cats presenting with this condition can make the difference between life and death.

 



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Targeting Tec kinase to enhance anti-tumor activity of feline CD8+ cells

Avery August, PhD                                                                          .

Cancer, a condition defined by abnormal control of cell growth, is a major cause of feline illness. Between 0.1 and 0.5% of all cats in the general population carry some cancer, and in most cases, cats diagnosed with cancer will have shorter lifespans and lower quality of life than their cancer-free counterparts.



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