Canine and feline endocrinology and reproduction


Canine and feline endocrinology and reproduction

Edward C. Feldman, Richard W. Nelson

Saunders, c2004

3rd ed

大学図書館所蔵 件 / 9



Includes bibliographical references and index



This book provides complete, current information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive diseases in dogs and cats. It also discusses the importance of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases, as well as cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. A complete review of reproduction is presented with the endocrine material, making this text the most inclusive resource overall on the topic. Expansive sections on Canine Male and Female Reproduction. The book is divided into nine sections for an organized and accessible approach to information. Discussions of testing procedures in endocrine and reproductive diseases. Explains cost-effective and expedient diagnostic protocols. Logical, step-by-step guidelines aid in accurate decision-making and diagnosis. A new chapter in the Adrenal Gland section (Section 3) addresses feline hyperadrenocorticism. The chapter on diabetes mellitus in the canine and feline has been divided into two chapters in order to explore the specific aspects of the disease in each species. All material has been extensively revised and brought up to date for this edition. Additional tables and algorithms throughout the book summarize and clarify information.


  • Section 1. The Pituitary Gland 1. Water Metabolism and Diabetes Insipidus 2. Disorders of growth Hormone Section 2. The Thyroid Gland 3. Hypothyroidism 4. Feline Hyperthyroidism 5. Canine Thyroid Tumors and Hyperthyroidism Section 3. The Adrenal Gland 6. Canine Hyperadrenocotcism 7. Feline Hyperadrenocortcism 8. Hypadrencortcism 9. Pheochomocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 10. Glucocorticoid Therapy Section 4. The Endocrine Pancreas 11. Canine Diabetes Mellitus 12. Feline Diabetes Mellitus 13. Diabetic Ketoacidosis 14. Beta-Cell Neoplasia
  • Insulinoma 15. Gastrinoma, Glucagonoma, and other APUDomas Section 5. The Parathyroid Gland 16. Hypercalcemia and Primary Hpuerparathyroidism 17. Hypocalcemia and Primary Hypoparathyroidism Section 6. Renal Hormones and Atrial Natriuretic Hormone 18. Renal Hormones and Atrial Natriuretic Hormone Section 7. Canine female Reproduction 19. Ovarian Cycle and Vaginal Cytology 20. Breeding, Pregnancy, and Parturition 21. Periparturient Diseases 22. Induced Abortion, Pregnancy Prevention and Termination 23. Cystic Endometrial Huperplasia/Pyometra Complex 24. Infertility, Associated Breeding Dosorders 25. Vaginal Defects, Vaginitis, and Vaginal Infection 26. Brucellosis and Transmissible Venereal Tumor Section 8. Canine Male Reproduction 27. Clinical Evaluation of the Male Reproductive Tract 28. Disorders of the Penis and Prepuce 29. Disorders of the Testes and Epididymides 30. Prostatitis 31. Infertility 32. Artifical Insemination, Fresh Extended Semen, Frozen Semen Section 9. Feline Reproduction 33. Feline Reproduction Index

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