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Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
Alamo Feline Center | San Antonio, TX

Dr. Gary D. Norsworthy is a world renowned veterinarian who has helped shape and revolutionize the field of veterinary medicine over the last 45 years. Here you will walk alongside him to discover new updates on hyperthyroid and renal disease diagnosis and treatment. Get unlimited access to case studies and other relevant resources, tips, and tools from Dr. Norsworthy and other Abaxis partners. And enjoy an exclusive web series, Norsworthy Talks. This back-stage pass will leave you with practical and ground-breaking tools and insight into veterinary medicine… and inspire you to elevate your standard of care and private practice protocols.
 
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Dr. Norsworthy Case Studies

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Chronic Vomiting: Should We Ask A Cat to Live with it?

The longstanding belief that "some cats just vomit: is pervasive among cat owners and veterinarians. Dr. Cary D. Norsworthy discusses two cases that address the greatest of all feline myths: "Chronic, frequent, or recurrent vomiting is normal in some cats..."

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is the only significant thyroid disease of the cat. Dr. Gary D. Norsworthy explains why the total T4 is the best screening tool for all cats over eight years of age and for any cat with unexplained weight loss...

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"Honest Doc, He was Normal Yesterday..."

You've heard it a hundred times. But it is possible for a cat to develop a very serious illness within 24 hours? Dr. Norsworthy shares 5 key points every veterinarian should consider when you hear, "Honest Doc, He was normal yesterday..."

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Surgical Management of Feline Suppurative Choelithias

In this informative article, Dr. Norsworthy breaks down this case management into 5 categories: Diagnostics, surgical treatment, Histopathology, Microbiology, and outcome. Join the discussion...

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Understanding Radioactive Iodine (I131) Therapy

Treating adenomas caused by hyperthyroidism with I131 is the approach with the most pros and least cons. Dr. Gary D. Norsworthy shares 20 Q & A's on this highly effective treatment modality...

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The Sarcoma That Wasn't

Some would say that Strips is on of the lucky cats that received two doses of adjuvanted vaccine  but did not get an ISS. However, the reality if that Bo was one of the "unlucky" ones that had the wrong generic makeup resulting in development of an induced sarcoma at the sire of a non-adjuvanted rabies vaccine...

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Maxillomandibular Fixation in the Cat

Maxillomandibular Fixation (MMF) is a form of closed reduction resulting in normal occlusion for repair of fractures of the jaw and luxation of the temporomandibular joints. Dr. Norsworthy illustrates this intricate procedure and pros and cons of closed vs. open mouth fixation...

Case Studies - Various Contributing Authors

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Urine Marking & Aggression: Is It Behavioral Or Is It Medical?

An older cat was presented to the veterinary behaviorist for ongoing urine marking within the home, weight loss and increased aggressive behaviors toward people and other cats. You might be surprised at what Dr. Debra Horwitz found next...

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Feline Lower Urinary Obstruction: The Importance of In-House Electrolyte Monitoring

Terror, a 7 year old MN Domestic Short Hair cat presented with inappetance and stranguria, but he was a lot sicker than initially appeared. See why the Abaxis in-house lab was critical in the management of this painful case...

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On-Site, Real Time Diagnosis Lead to Quick Recovery

Olivia the cat got a second chance at lie because Dr. Charles Dolin had answers and a treatment within an hour. Read more on this hairy tale ending...

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Eosinophilia in a Cat

A 6 year old Male neutered DSH presented with a 1 month history of lethargy, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, and wight loss. Dr. Heidi Ward performed futher testing to find she had some options to weigh out. Check out her findings...

Notes and Resources

Below are materials provided by Dr. Gary D. Norsworthy and other Abaxis partners.

NAVC17 - CRD

NAVC17 - CRD

NAVC17 - Hyperthyroidism

NAVC17 - Hyperthyroidism

History Form

History Form

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Calcitriol Handout

Calcitriol Handout

Dr. Norsworthy's Lab

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VETSCAN VS2 Chemistry Analyzer
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VETSCAN HM5 Hematology Analyzer
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VETSCAN i-STAT® 1 Handheld Analyzer
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