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Voiding Urohydropropulsion For Removal Of Urinary Stones In Dogs And Cats

Voiding Urohydropropulsion For Removal Of Urinary Stones In Dogs And Cats

Voiding urohydropropulsion. Wow! That’s a mouthful! Let’s break it down: “Uro” is a Latin prefix referring to the urinary tract. “Hydro” refers to water, or, more broadly, any liquid. “Propulsion,” from the Latin propellere, meaning “to propel,” “the act of driving forward.” Voiding urohydropropulsion, then, is the act of using a liquid to expel something […]

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  March 23, 2012   4 comments

Dissolving Urinary Tract Stones With Diet In Dogs And Cats

Urinary bladder stones in dogs and cats can present substantial challenges to a veterinarian. The most common problem occurs when we see a patient with recurrent urinary tract infections that seem to clear up, then relapse. Further investigation often uncovers bladder stones, also known as calculi (the singular is calculus), we can’t palpate (feel). Then […]

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  June 14, 2010   1 comment