Ran Neiger

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BACKGROUND The effects of trilostane on key hormones and electrolytes over 24 hours in dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) are unknown. OBJECTIVES To determine the plasma concentration of cortisol, endogenous adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), aldosterone, sodium, potassium, and ionized calcium concentrations, and plasma renin(More)
BACKGROUND Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is a protein that is used in human medicine as a real-time indicator of acute kidney injury (AKI). HYPOTHESIS Dogs with AKI have significantly higher plasma NGAL concentration and urine NGAL-to-creatinine ratio (UNCR) compared with healthy dogs and dogs with chronic kidney disease (CKD). (More)
A 4-year-old, 30.6-kg castrated male mixed-breed dog was referred for evaluation of acute diarrhea, inappetence, weight loss, and lethargy. The dog had otherwise been healthy since being adopted from a Greek animal shelter 18 months before presentation. The only other household pet was its clinically healthy littermate. On examination, the dog was(More)
First-trimester sonographic assessment of the risk of chromosomal abnormalities is routinely performed throughout the world, primarily by measuring fetal nuchal translucency thickness between 11-13 weeks' gestation, combined with assessment of serum markers. The development of high-frequency transvaginal transducers has led to improved ultrasound resolution(More)
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