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Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats




ISBN 9780429172663
Published June 1, 2004 by Teton NewMedia
123 Pages

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Book Description

This guide for the diagnosis and treatment of lymphomas in dogs and cats is organized into two parts: noncutaneous and cutaneous lymphomas. Assisting the practitioner in identifying lymphomas that can be treated and defining the outcome that can be expected, the practical guide includes detailed discussion about the assessment methods used to help diagnosis lymphomas. These include histological classification, immunophenotyping, AgNOR assessment, and clinical laboratory findings, as well as how these results determine the method of treatment. Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats contains detailed instruction for the use of standard chemotherapeutic protocols and radiation therapy along with different treatment options such as rescue and nutritional therapy. Tables summarize recommended diagnostic work-ups, clinical staging and recommended treatment protocols, while 25 color photos and 20 charts make it an exceptional quick reference source that every clinician should have on hand.

Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by CRC Press outside of North America.

Table of Contents

Contents

Part 1) Non-Cutaneous Lymphoma in the Dog and Cat
Incidence and Prevalence 1
Etiology 4
Histologic Classification 12
Immunophenotyping 20
AgNOR Assessment 25
Clinical Features 26
Clinical Laboratory Findings 36
Paraneoplastic Syndromes 38
Diagnosing and Staging 45
Evaluating Treatment Protocols For Lymphoma 48
Chemotherapy Options For Treatment 54
Potential Complications Of Chemotherapy 72
Other Treatment Options Worth Considering 80
Chemotherapy Combined With Radiation Therapy 83
Nutritional Therapy 84
Rescue Therapy 85

Part 2) Cutaneous Lymphoma in the Dog and Cat
Clinical Features 97
Diagnosis and Staging 98
Treatment and Prognosis 98
References 101
Index 117

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