Liver Tumors in Older Dogs
There is usually no treatment required for hepatic nodular hyperplasia. In cases of rupture of large nodules, blood transfusion and emergency mass lesion excision (removal) may be necessary to stabilize your pet.
Living and Management
Your veterinarian will want to perform quarterly biochemical profiles, along with abdominal ultrasonography, to evaluate progression of hepatic nodules, and to head off any subsequent complications that may result from nodular formations impeding the normal functioning of the liver.
Examination through feeling
The flow of blood through bodily tissue
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A change in the way that tissue is constructed; a sore
A procedure of imaging internal body structures by exposing film
A condition in which the liver becomes inflamed
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
A substance that causes chemical change to another
Referring to the liver
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
Cells in the liver
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