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Urinary Incontinence Update: What's New for 2019

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Urinary Incontinence Update: What's New for 2019

07 Nov 2019
Innovation Showcase 2

In this course, you will learn the latest findings in urinary incontinence in canines. The discussion includes the urethral sphincter mechanism, the risk factors, the frequency by breed and age at spay, diagnosis, an in-depth case study, and a review of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence, or USMI

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the following:
  • - The design and function of the bladder and how it activates the urethra
  • - The structure of the urethral sphincter and how it controls voiding
  • - The risk factors of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence in dogs
  • Which breeds have increased risk of USMI
  • - The relationship of early spaying to USMI
  • - Testing to find the cause of urinary incontinence
  • - Medical therapies for USMI
  • - Setting realistic expectations for owners
Speakers
Julie Byron, Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine - OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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