Loading…
Program is a draft program and is subject to change.
Download the Congress mobile web app to your smartphone or tablet and you will gain access to the conference program, speakers, sessions, proceedings and more.

For Apple:
Search for FASAVA 2017 in the iTunes Store
For Andriod:
Search for FASAVA 2017 in Google Play
View analytic
Monday, August 14 • 3:50pm - 4:40pm
The diagnostic dilemma of hepatic and pancreatic disease: What do the numbers really mean?

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

At what level does an increased ALT or ALP unequivocally indicate liver disease? When are bile acids useful and when are they not? What does a positive PLI really mean? Do the results mean the same in dogs and cats – if not, why not?
Liver and pancreatic enzymes and other diagnostic parameters used to assess the hepatobiliary system are commonly measured by veterinarians on unwell patients, prior to anaesthesia or as a general metabolic profile for geriatric animals. Yet deciding exactly what the results mean and what they confirm or rule out can be difficult. During this lecture, I will discuss my top tips for interpreting clin path results related to the liver and pancreas. 

Speakers
avatar for Jill Maddison

Jill Maddison

Professor of General Practice, The Royal Veterinary College
I am a graduate of the University of Sydney. I completed an internship at the University of Sydney, spent 18 months in full time private practice then completed a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Guelph, Canada. I returned to Australia and completed a PhD entitled... Read More →


Monday August 14, 2017 3:50pm - 4:40pm
Room 5