Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 54 issue 3 (march 2020) : 359-362

Hepatorenal arterial resistive and pulsatility indexes in dogs with ascites
 

Remzi Gonul, Lora Koenhemsi, Alper Bayrakal, Kutay Yildiz, Taner Bahceci, Mehmet Erman Or, Abdülkadir Uysal
1Istanbul University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, 34890, Avcilar-Istanbul, Turkey.
Cite article:- Gonul Remzi, Koenhemsi Lora, Bayrakal Alper, Yildiz Kutay, Bahceci Taner, Or Erman Mehmet, Uysal Abdülkadir (2018). Hepatorenal arterial resistive and pulsatility indexes in dogs with ascites. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 54(3): 359-362. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-960.
Ascites is one of the complications in cirrhosis. Prognosis depends on systemic hemodynamics. This study was designed for determination of the liver and kidney hemodynamics in dogs with ascites via Doppler Ultrasonography (USG). 20 dogs with ascites and 10 healthy dogs were included. CBC, biochemical profile, USG and Doppler measurement were taken. Increased hepatic and renal RI and PI were statistically significant (p<0,01-0,001). There were positive correlations between ALP and hepatic PI, between urea and renal RI, negative correlations between ALP and renal RI, between creatinine and hepatic and renal PI values (p<0,05-0,01). In conclusion, liver and kidney Doppler findings will help determination of the prognosis and implementation of effective treatment.
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