Urology & Renal Medicine
New AI-Driven Diagnostic Tool Can Predict Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats Two Years Before Onset
Antech Diagnostics, part of Mars Petcare, released a new diagnostic tool called RenalTech that was developed using artificial intelligence to analyze pet medical record data to predict whether a cat will develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) up to two years before traditional clinical diagnosis.
A Complicated, Multidrug-Resistant UTI
Katmandu was a 9-year-old spayed female Bengal cat with a history of chronic kidney disease. Despite aggressive treatment and very dedicated clients, Katmandu’s multidrug-resistant UTI relapsed. Read her case report.
LITTERBOX AVOIDANCE Consider Pandora syndrome as the diagnosis rather than feline idiopathic cystitis. Practicing Cat Friendly The articles presented by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) focus on feline-specific information on cats’ unique behaviors; diagnosis and evaluation of disease and conditions; better approaches and techniques for cats; and strategies to decrease stress associated with …
Peritoneal Dialysis Following Urethral Obstruction and Acute Kidney Injury
What began as a routine condition and progressed to a dedicated, one-on-one nursing case, the case report outlines the importance of a thorough workup in managing a patient’s whole disease process and demonstrates the many aspects of renal care, management, and complications.
Urethral Obstruction in Male Cats
Urethral obstruction is a relatively common and potentially life-threatening emergency. Prompt, appropriate treatment and supportive care can give patients a good prognosis.
The Ins and Outs of Managing Feline Chronic Kidney Disease
Managing chronic kidney disease in cats can be a daunting task and is often frustrating for owners as well as practitioners and technicians.