Five Dollar Bladder Biopsy Technique (1506)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Oncology
Saturday |  2:12 PM -  2:24 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||304C



Gregory Ogilvie DVM, DACVIM (IM, O), DECVIM-CA
UCSD/CVS Angel Care Cancer Center

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 0.24
CE Level: 2


Five Dollar Bladder Biopsy Technique Thickened bladder wall and only transient response to antibiotics? No problem! This ten minute crash course will give the general practitioner vital information to help them understand how to inexpensively build an effective biopsy instrument that will secure good bladder samples without increasing the risk of metastases. 

Learning Objectives

1. Outline the critical, key steps to biopsy the bladder wall non invasively with the best chance of securing a diagnostic sample

2. Define how to use simple, inexpensive disposables commonly available in practice to create an effective biopsy tool that can be used with or without ultrasound guidance

3. Review how to secure the biopsy samples and then, most importantly, how to process the samples for submission for cytology and histopatholog

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