There are several clinical liver diseases that have come to the forefront in the last 10 years. This webinar will cover three newer and emerging liver conditions in the dog; portal vein hypoplasia, ductal plate anomalies and idiopathic vacuolar hepatopathies. This presentation will briefly discuss the disorders, important clinical aspects and the key to diagnosis and therapy . RACE # 20-1169522

Learning Objectives

  • The participant will learn common differentials for cases only having elevations in serum alkaline phosphatase.
  • The participant will learn about idiopathic vacuolar hepatopathies and the proposed cause.
  • The participant will learn how to manage ascites and hepatic encephalopathy.
  • The participant will learn about congenital ductal plate disorders and how they are diagnosed and best managed.
  • The participant will learn about different congenital vascular anomalies with emphasis on portal vein hypoplasia in the dog.