Feline Struvite Dissolution

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Informations générales

Medical dissolution is most effective for bladder and kidney stones. Urethral stones, especially those causing urethral obstruction are usually removed by another minimally invasive strategies or retrohydropropulsed back into the urinary bladder and removed surgically.

Diagnostique

• Repeat urine cultures with possible infection-induced struvite (e.g. cat with perineal urethrostomy).

Médical

Consider medication to reduce urinary pain, if needed.

Nutritionnel

Hill's c/d multicare, others. Kibble and canned formulations are effective.

Surveillance

X-ray every 2 to 3 weeks. Reduced urolith size/density/number indicates effective therapy, an accurate mineral prediction, and the need to continue dissolution. No change or increase in urolith size/density/number is an indication to verify compliance (urine culture, urinalysis) or consider other urolith removal strategies.

Avertissement

Nous vous conseillons de consulter la documentation du fabricant concernant certains aliments thérapeutiques afin d'en déterminer les indications et les contre-indications. Pour les animaux présentant des problèmes de santé multiples, nous suggérons que le choix de l'aliment prenne en compte tous les besoins de l'animal en matière de santé.

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