Nephrotic syndrome resulting in thromboembolic disease and disseminated intravascular coagulation in a dog.

@article{Ritt1997NephroticSR,
  title={Nephrotic syndrome resulting in thromboembolic disease and disseminated intravascular coagulation in a dog.},
  author={Michelle G. Ritt and Kenita S Rogers and Jeffrey S. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={385-91}
}
Thromboembolic disease and progression to disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) are potential life-threatening complications for dogs with nephrotic syndrome. Platelet count, prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT), plasma concentration of fibrinogen degradation products (FDPs), antithrombin III (ATIII), protein C, and plasminogen were used to identify hemostatic abnormalities in a dog with nephrotic syndrome. Pulmonary thromboembolic disease was diagnosed by… CONTINUE READING

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