“Small Animal Nephrology, Urology and Fluid Therapy” on October, 22-23, 2016, in Warsaw, Poland.
1. Urinalysis - Taking Another Look
2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs - High Dose Short
Duration Antibacterial Protocols
3. Conservative medical management of CKD in cats
4. Serum Electrolytes: What do they mean?
5. Choosing the right fluid therapy for your patients
6. Feline Idiopathic/Interstitial Cystitis - Environmental Modification Beats
7. Diagnosis and management of glomerular disease in dogs
8. Clinical evaluation of glomerular filtration rate in dogs and cats (including
9. Acute Kidney Injury in Dogs and Cats – Causes, Prevention and Updates on
Treatment Using Restricted IV Fluid Volume
10. Control of Total Phosphorus Burden and Use of Calcitriol in CKD
11. Idiopathic Hypercalcemia in Cats: Diagnosis, Diet and Alendronate Treatment
12. Case-based acid base interpretation
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Dr. Dennis J. Chew is a 1972 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at
Michigan State University. He finished his two-year residency in internal
medicine and nephrology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and is
board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr.
Chew taught at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine for 36
years and is now a professor emeritus. He has a special interest in calcium
metabolism disorders, treatment of renal secondary hyperparathyroidism and
idiopathic/interstitial cystitis in cats. He pioneered many of the diagnostic
procedures used today for urinary endoscopy in dogs and cats.
Dr. Stephen P. DiBartola is a 1976 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary
Medicine. He finished his residency at Ohio State University. Now he is
Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Administration and Curriculum at
Ohio State University. Dr. DiBartola is board-certified specialist by American
College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and Co-Editor of Journal of
Veterinary Internal Medicine. He wrote one of best textbooks about fluid therapy
– Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice.