Preoperative factors associated with postoperative hypocalcemia in dogs with primary hyperparathyroidism that underwent parathyroidectomy: 62 cases (2004-2009).

@article{Milovancev2013PreoperativeFA,
  title={Preoperative factors associated with postoperative hypocalcemia in dogs with primary hyperparathyroidism that underwent parathyroidectomy: 62 cases (2004-2009).},
  author={Milan Milovancev and Chad Weber Schmiedt},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={242 4},
  pages={507-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify preoperative variables associated with postoperative hypocalcemia in dogs with primary hyperparathyroidism undergoing parathyroidectomy. DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 62 dogs. PROCEDURES Medical records of dogs undergoing parathyroidectomy for treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism between January 2004 and January 2009 at 4 institutions were reviewed; data regarding various preoperative variables and postoperative serum total and ionized calcium… CONTINUE READING