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By VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital
Published: April 29, 2014

VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital congratulates Doctors Shadie Ghaffari, John Chretin, Nathan Peterson, Nicole Buote and David Bruyette on their recent publications. We have a great hospital with a wonderful staff and an excellent case load. It takes a lot of time and effort to translate that into clinical studies and papers that help advance the field of veterinary medicine and highlight the work we do here at our hospital. Great work, colleagues!

Mellett Keith, A.M., Bruyette, D. and Stanley, S. (2013)
Trilostane Therapy for Treatment of Spontaneous Hyperadrenocorticism in Cats: 15 Cases (2004�"2012).
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 27: 1471�"1477.

Mamelak, A. N., Owen, T. J. and Bruyette, D. (2014)
Transsphenoidal surgery using a high definition video telescope for pituitary adenomas in dogs with pituitary dependent hypercortisolism: Methods and results.
Veterinary Surgery. 2014 Jan 27: 1532-43.

Ghaffari, S., Pelio, D. C., Lange, A. J., Arndt, J. W., Chretin, J. D., Fiocchi, S. C., Bianco, D. and Nakamura, R. K. (2014)
A retrospective evaluation of doxorubicin-based chemotherapy for dogs with right atrial masses and pericardial effusion.
Journal of Small Animal Practice. 2014 Feb 21.

Peterson N.W., Buote N.J., Bergman P.
Effect of epidural analgesia with opioids on the prevalence of urinary retention in dogs undergoing surgery for cranial cruciate ligament rupture. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Apr 14: 940-3.

McClaran J.K., Buote N.J.
Liver and Biliary Tract. In: Langley-Hobbs SJ, Demetriou JL, Ladlow JF (eds); Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery, Saunders, 2014, 345-361.