Thu, Aug 08 | Lucca

SVVMA General Membership Meeting

Presented By Dr. Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Registration is Closed
SVVMA General Membership Meeting

Time & Location

Aug 08, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Lucca, 1615 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

About the Event

Topic: It's Sedimentary

Epithelial Cells and a Cast of Thousands

The complete urinalysis is a critical component of the minimum database. Dr. DeNicola will discuss why it’s important to understand and accurately perform a urine sediment analysis. You will learn about the identification of squamous epithelial cells, nonsquamous epithelial cells, hyaline casts, and nonhyaline casts; the clinical significance of each to the patient; and the possible next steps to arriving at a diagnosis.

Discussion Topics:

Identify squamous and nonsquamous epithelial cells and hyaline and nonhyaline casts.

Understand the clinical significance of the absence or presence of these formed elements.

Know what potential follow-up testing may be needed to arrive at the final diagnosis.

Understand what to do and how often to do it to successfully monitor treatment plans and disease progression.

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Crystals and Miscellaneous Gems Found in Liquid Gold

The complete urinalysis is a critical component of the minimum database. Dr. DeNicola will discuss why it’s important to understand and accurately perform a urine sediment analysis.You will learn about the identification of many crystals routinely found in urine, crystals that are rarer, and other organisms and artifacts that could be found; the clinical significance of each to the patient; and possible next steps for arriving at a diagnosis.

Discussion Topics:

Accurately identify many types of crystals and other miscellaneous organisms, debris, and artifacts found in urine.

Understand the clinical significance related to the absence or presence of these formed elements.

Know what potential follow-up testing may be needed to arrive at the final diagnosis.

Understand what to do and how often to do it to successfully monitor treatment plans and disease progression.

Registration is Closed

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