Prognostic factors in dogs with protein-losing enteropathy.

  title={Prognostic factors in dogs with protein-losing enteropathy.},
  author={K. Nakashima and S. Hiyoshi and K. Ohno and K. Uchida and Y. Goto-Koshino and S. Maeda and N. Mizutani and A. Takeuchi and H. Tsujimoto},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  volume={205 1},
  • K. Nakashima, S. Hiyoshi, +6 authors H. Tsujimoto
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary journal
  • Canine protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is associated with severe gastrointestinal disorders and has a guarded to poor prognosis although little information is available regarding factors affecting prognosis. The purpose of this study was to identify the prognostic factors for survival of dogs with PLE. Ninety-two dogs diagnosed with PLE from 2006 to 2011 were included in a retrospective cohort study. Survival analysis was performed using the Kaplan-Meier method and log-rank test. Variables… CONTINUE READING
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