Hepatorenal arterial resistive and pulsatility indexes in dogs with ascites
 

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-960    | Article Id: B-960 | Page : 359-362
Citation :- Hepatorenal arterial resistive and pulsatility indexes in dogs with ascites.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2020.(54):359-362
Remzi Gonul, Lora Koenhemsi, Alper Bayrakal, Kutay Yildiz, Taner Bahceci, Mehmet Erman Or and Abdülkadir Uysal remzigonul@gmail.com
Address : Istanbul University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, 34890, Avcilar-Istanbul, Turkey.
Submitted Date : 10-04-2018
Accepted Date : 2-10-2018

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Ascites Dog Pulsatility index Resistive index.

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