This seminar will focus on the advances of urolith management in veterinary medicine. We will discuss why stones form and their role in disease diagnosis; the science behind medical dissolution and perceived barriers to its implementation; the role of lithotripsy and improving outcomes; and effective urolith prevention.
Minnesota Urolith Center, University of Minnesota
Dr. Jody Lulich currently holds the academic rank of professor at the University of Minnesota. He is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He is the director of the Minnesota Urolith Center. He specializes in nephrology and urology, and has earned an international reputation as a clinical investigator and educator in this field.
Among his contributions to veterinary medicine is the technique of voiding urohydropropulsion, a nonsurgical method to remove uroliths from the urinary bladder. In 2007, he was voted as Speaker of The Year at the North American Veterinary Conference held in Orlando, Florida. He was awarded the Norden-Pfizer-Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award in 2001 & 2013. Dr. Lulich currently holds the endowed Hills/Osborne Chair in Nephrology and Urology at the University of Minnesota.
Thursday, October 12
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
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