049 Liver Shunts in Canine Patients

Internal Medicine For Vet Techs Podcast

15-09-2020 • 59 mins


Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk about:

  • What happens to a pet’s body when blood bypasses the filtering system that the liver provides. We dive into key symptoms pets can experience, as well as common therapies pursued to help these patients.

Question of the Week

  • Do you have a specific patient that comes to mind when you think of liver shunts? What breed is this patient? Did they pursue surgery? What symptoms did they present with?

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– Yvonne and Jordan