Case study: Half body irradiation for canine lymphoma

canine lymphomaHalf body irradiation patient undergoing treatment planning under sedation. Picture courtesy Dr Elias Gumpel, DVM, Diplomate ACVR (Radiation Oncology) at BVSC.

Bella, a 12-year-old female neutered border collie cross, presented to the Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC) in November 2016 for chemotherapy for her recently diagnosed multicentric large cell B-cell lymphoma. Anatomical staging was not performed because this was felt not […]

Case study: Cardiopulmonary arrest in a cat with urethral obstruction

feline urethral obstructionAnubis, the cat, recovering from his surgery. A urethral obstruction led to cardiopulmonary arrest, but quick intervention led to a happy outcome for both cat and owner.

Anubis is a six-year-old MN domestic short hair who presented to Northside Emergency Veterinary Service with a one-week history of vomiting and not moving during the day. His owner brought him after he was found collapsed on the bed. He […]

Clinical case study: Management of malignant melanoma with Oncept vaccine

Figure 1: Pre-operative appearance of melanoma within the metatarsal paw pad. Previous surgical biopsy was performed in the centre of the mass.

Leopold is a 10-year-old, male neutered, standard schnauzer that was referred to Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC) for management of malignant melanoma of the metatarsal pad (Figure 1). An incisional biopsy of the mass had been performed by the referring […]

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