Canine cystine urolithiasis. Cause, detection, treatment, and prevention.

@article{Osborne1999CanineCU,
  title={Canine cystine urolithiasis. Cause, detection, treatment, and prevention.},
  author={Carl A. Osborne and Sherry Lynn Sanderson and Jody P Lulich and Joseph William Bartges and Lisa K. Ulrich and Lori A. Koehler and Kim A. Bird and Laurie L Swanson},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          193-211, xiii
        }
}
Cystine uroliths are a sequela to cystinuria, an inherited renal tubular defect in reabsorption of cystine and some other amino acids. At the Minnesota Urolith Center, 67 breeds of dogs were identified, including English Bulldogs, Dachshunds, Mastiffs, and Newfoundlands. In some dogs, the severity of cystinuria may decline with advancing age. Current recommendations for dissolution of cystine uroliths include various combinations of diet modification, diuresis administration of 2-MPG, and… CONTINUE READING
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