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The Clinical Abstracts Sessions provide an opportunity for the wider veterinary community to present current research and other information of significance to veterinary practice.

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Clinical Abstract Presentations

If you missed this years' presentations, watch them now On Demand via the virtual platform (available until 27th May).

View the full agenda below for details, and to discover more about each case.

27
Virtual Posters
50+
Oral Abstracts

Agenda

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Abstracts: Neurology, Nephrology, and Urology

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Neurology, Nephrology, and Urology | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

09:15 | Magnetic Resonance Imaging findings in dogs with steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis in a UK referral population READ MORE - Bryn Jones

09:30 | Prevalence and outcome of respiratory compromise in French bulldogs presenting with intervertebral disc extrusion READ MORE - Emma Foster

09:45 | Evaluation of serum symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) concentrations in cats with acute kidney injury READ MORE - Samantha Loane

10:00 | Prevalence of proteinuria in dogs with immune-mediated disease READ MORE - James Barton

10:15 | Response of dogs treated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) for presumed glomerular proteinuria and the effect of a positive response on survival READ MORE - Emily Fulton

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 24th March

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Abstracts: endo and dermatology

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Endocrinology and Dermatology | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

10:55 |  External validation of a diagnostic prediction tool for Cushing’s syndrome in dogs attending primary-care practice READ MORE - Eden Hermsen

11:10 |  Does variation in dexamethasone metabolism affect the interpretation of the canine low-dose dexamethasone suppression test? READ MORE -  Lauren Damassa

11:25 |  Pituitary Dwarfism in Tibetan Terriers, a newly identified genetic disorder READ MOREJess Oliver

11:40 |  Evaluation of the safety of a condensed course of allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT) injections (rush/fast-track immunotherapy) for the treatment of dogs with atopic dermatitis (AD) READ MORE - Eilidh Hunter

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 &4, 24th March

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Abstracts: oncology

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Oncology | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Recording Available Soon

12:00 |  The use of intravesical dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) in the management of sterile haemorrhagic cystitis, a retrospective cohort study READ MORE - David Brewer

12:15 |  Feline epithelial thymic tumours: outcome and prognostic factors READ MORE - Thomas Marks

12:30 |  Factors influencing time to recurrence in surgically-excised canine soft tissue sarcomas READ MORE - Ines Cabral

12:45 |  An improved method for serum Thymidine Kinase 1 identifies dogs with a high risk of cancer READ MORE - Henrik Ronnberg

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 24th March

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Abstracts: anaesthesia, critical care etc

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Anaesthesia / Critical Care, Haematology and Immunology | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

14:10 |  Prevalence and Severity of Hypoglycaemia in Cats and Dogs with Sepsis READ MORE - Martin Litviakov

14:25 |  Clinically Relevant Thrombocytopenia in Dogs: Causes and Outcome READ MORE - Beth Hall

14:40 |  Dal - blood type in breeds beyond Dalmatians: A challenge in a previously transfused Lhasa Apso READ MORE - Jenny Walton

14:55 |  Use of human intravenous immunoglobulins in dogs with idiopathic immune-mediated anaemia, immune-mediated thrombocytopaenia or both READ MORE - Harry Warwick

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 24th March

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Abstracts: haematology and immunology

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Haematology and Immunology | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Recording Available Soon

15:15 |  A multicentre blinded randomised controlled clinical trial evaluating a novel lyophilised platelet therapy (StablePlate Rx®) in bleeding thrombocytopenic canine patients in the UK READ MORE - Jenny Walton

15:30 |  Coagulation status of dogs with idiopathic immune-mediated polyarthritis READ MORE - Leo Packham

15:45 |  Urea and blood urea nitrate:creatinine ratio as a biomarker of gastrointestinal bleeding in dogs with anaemia READ MORE - Ben Safrany

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 24th March

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Abstracts: canine

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Canine General Practice | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

16:50 |  Pugs under primary veterinary care in the UK: fighting fit or frighteningly frail? READ MORE - Jaya Sahota

17:05 |  Owner adherence to diagnostic recommendations: the vomiting patient in small animal practice READ MORE - Constance Fisher

17:20 |  Identification and pedigree analysis of LHX3-associated dwarfism in a large cohort of UK Tibetan Terriers READ MORE - Cameron Grogan

17:35 |  The effect of prophylactic tranexamic acid on the incidence of postoperative haemorrhage in greyhounds following routine surgery READ MORE - Oliver Gilman

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 24th March

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Abstracts: ortho

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Orthopaedics | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

09:00 |  Tibial plateau leveling following tibial tuberosity advancement in seven dogs READ MORE - Daniele Serrani

09:15 |  Clinical efficacy and outcome of canine coccygeal vertebral fracture repair using 1.5mm plates: a case series of 3 dogs READ MORE - Nadine Schneider

09:30 |  Stabilization of femoral capital physeal fractures with cortical positional screws in cats READ MORE - Joris Vink

09:45 |  Physeal fractures in dogs: a review of 103 cases READ MORE - Alec Currie

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts: ortho (II)

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Orthopaedics | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

10:50 | Kinetic gait analysis in healthy rabbits and rabbits with osteoarthritis READ MORE - Sofia Garcia

11:10 | If it´s not the cruciate? - On the rare condition of isolated gastrocnemius musculotendinopathy in dogs and the link between lameness score and diagnostic imaging READ MORE  - Christoph Andrijczuk

11:25 | Recall bias in client reported outcomes in canine orthopaedic patients using clinical metrology instruments (CMIs) READ MORE - Eirini Pappa

11:40 | Validation of a new owner-reported mobility questionnaire to detect subtle mobility impairments in dogs READ MORE - Natasha Clark

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts: ortho, PS grants and infectious diseases

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Orthopaedics, PetSavers Grants, and Infectious Disease  | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

12:00 |  Electronic von Frey aesthesiometer sensory thresholds assessment in dogs with elbow osteoarthritis READ MORE - Maria Dalla Fontana

12:15 |  Differences in the metabolomic profile of canine stifle joint synovial fluid in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture with or without meniscal injury READ MORE - Christine Pye

12:30 |  Antimicrobial resistance and the presence of E. coli, Salmonella spp. and Enterobacter spp. in raw meat diets fed to dogs in the UK READ MORE - Genever Morgan

12:45 |  Severe myositis and necrosis of the musculus longus colli leading to type II immune-mediated polyarthritis in a puppy READ MORE - Alba Bello

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts: imaging, gastro, therapeutics

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Diagnostic Imaging, Gastroenterology, and Therapeutics | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

14:10 |  The ultrasonographic appearance of renal medullary striations and their correlation with renal disease and renal histopathology in cats READ MORE- Carli Bentley

14:25 |  A retrospective study investigating the association between cranial bronchial narrowing and thoracic conformation in brachycephalic dogs using computed tomography READ MORE - Mica Taylor

14:40 |  The prevalence of ultrasonographic gastrointestinal wall changes in dogs with acute pancreatitis - a retrospective study (2012-2020) READ MORE - Joshua Hardwick

14:55 |  Current perceptions and use of paracetamol in dogs among veterinary surgeons working in the UK READ MORE - Alba Bello

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts: soft tissue

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Soft Tissue Surgery | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

15:30 |  Surgical Treatment and Outcomes of Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts in 12 Cats READ MORE - Lavinia Economu

15:45 |  Size Matters: Ability of Veterinary Professionals to Estimate Length READ MORE - Emily Frapwell

16:00 |  Outcomes following endoscopic treatment of acute oropharyngeal stick injuries in dogs: 46 cases (2010 to 2020) READ MORE - Andrea Kilduff-Taylor

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts@ soft tissue, PS grants

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Soft Tissue Surgery, and PetSavers Grants | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 6 | Watch Now

16:50 |  Nebulised epinephrine in the postoperative management of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome: short-term outcomes in 90 cases (2014 – 2020) READ MORE - Joy Fenner

17:05 |  Surgical removal of intestinal foreign bodies using a laparotomy-assisted endoscopic approach: 22 cases READ MORE - Claire Demars

17:20 |  Evaluation efficacy of a novel cell salvage device with canine blood and following swab washing - ex vivo study READ MORE - Ivan Kalmukov

17:35 |  Comparison of efficacy in red blood cell recovery from swab washing using two different techniques - ex vivo study READ MORE - Andrea Galliano

This session was held in Central Rooms 3 & 4, 25th March

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Abstracts: feline practice

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Feline General Practice, and Others | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 7 | Watch Now

14:00 |  Comparison of Doppler ultrasonic and SunTech Vet 20 Oscillometric devices for non-invasive blood pressure (BP) measurement in conscious cats READ MORE - Clara Casas Acuna 

14:15 |  What does a chronic kidney disease cat really look like, and why does this matter? READ MORE - Annie Mura

14:30 |  Does periodontal disease have systemic implications in cats? READ MORE - Alyx Blenkarn

14:45 |  Using electronic health records (EHRs) to identify medication errors occurring in veterinary practices (UK) READ MORE - Eirini Petrou

15:00 |  Telemedicine: Does it have a role in the future of veterinary consultations? READ MORE - Natalie Robinson

This session was held in Exchange 11, 26th March 

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Abstracts: PS student grants

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PetSavers Student Grants | ABSTRACTS | STREAM 7 | Watch Now

15:30 |  Exploring recording of adverse drug reaction reporting in veterinary free-text clinical narratives READ MORE - Emily Blackwell

15:50 |  Cotton wool versus non-woven gauze swabs: comparatively which is more efficacious for minimising the preoperative microbial load on the ovariohysterectomy surgical site in bitches? READ MORE - Rebecca Verhoven

16:10 |  Effect of pterygoid bone medialisation on nasopharyngeal narrowing and surgical outcome in dogs with brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome READ MORE - Sze Lynn Yuen

16:30 |  A two-part study: a survey of dog owners’ feeding preferences and the subsequent microbiological analysis of raw and non-raw dog food for the prevalence of Escherichia coli, Enterobacter and Salmonella spp READ MORE - Eda Taymaz

This session was held in Exchange 11, 26th March