Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic pancreatic biopsies in 11 healthy cats.

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BACKGROUND Definitive diagnosis of feline pancreatic disease is dependent on histologic examination of biopsies. HYPOTHESIS Laparoscopic punch biopsy of the pancreas does not significantly affect pancreatic health or clinical status of healthy cats, and provides an adequate biopsy sample for histopathology. ANIMALS Eleven healthy female domestic… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0420.x

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@article{Cosford2010ProspectiveEO, title={Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic pancreatic biopsies in 11 healthy cats.}, author={Kevin L Cosford and Cindy L Shmon and Samuel L. Myers and S. M. Taylor and A. Carr and J. M. Steiner and J. S. Suchodolski and F. Mantovani}, journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine}, year={2010}, volume={24 1}, pages={104-13} }