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Abstract

In dogs, increased serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) activity may reflect necroinflammatory, neoplastic, or cholestatic disorders involving hepatic, biliary, or pancreatic ductal systems; canalicular cholestasis; or enzyme induction from endogenous or exogenous glucocorticoids or acute-phase...

Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2015, 28, 2, pp 5-6
AbstractFull Text

The present study aimed to evaluate some surgical techniques as cholecystectomy, cholecystoduodenostomy and cholecystogastrostomy as well as liver functions via biochemical and pathological evaluation following experimental extra hepatic cholestasis. 12 apparently clinically healthy mongrel dogs...

Author(s)
El-Kammar, M. H.; Howaida, A. A. M.; Nouh, S. R.; El-Neweshy, M. S.; Abdeen, A. Z.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2011, 33, 1, pp 51-72
Abstract

One of the first approaches to suspected liver disease will be blood work looking at liver parameters. These are also commonly included in general and some preanaesthetic screening tests. Having undertaken such testing it is important to derive as much useful information from the results as...

Author(s)
Sturgess, K.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2017, 22, 12, pp 729-736
Abstract

Most disorders of the biliary system are associated with increased activity of parenchymal transaminases (alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase) and cholestatic enzymes (alkaline phosphatase and gamma glutamyl transferase) with or without hyperbilirubinemia or jaundice. While...

Author(s)
Center, S. A.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2009, 39, 3, pp 543-598