G. V. Ling Urinary Stone Analysis Laboratory

Publications Related to Lower Urinary Tract Disorders

Sykes JE, Westropp JL, Kasten RW, Chomel BB. Association between Bartonella species infection and disease in pet cats as determined using serology and culture. JFMS Aug;12(8):631-6, 2010  - (pdf)

Low WW, Uhl JM, Kass PH, Ruby AL, Westropp JL. Evaluation of trends in urolith composition and characteristics of dogs with urolithiasis: 25,499cases (1985-2006). JAVMA 15(236): 193-200, 2010.   - (pdf)

Cherbinsky O, Westropp JL, Tinga S, Jones B, Pollard R. Ultrasonographic features of grass awns in the urinary bladder. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2010 Jul-Aug;51(4):462-5.   - (pdf)

Grant DC, Westropp JL, Shiraki R, Ruby AL. Holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy for urolithiasis in horses. JVIM, 23(5): 1079-1085, 2009.   - (pdf)

Cohen TA, Westropp JL, Kass PH, Pypendop B. Evaluation of urodynamic procedures in female cats anesthetized with low and high doses of isoflurane and propofol. AJVR, 70(2): 290-296, 2009.   - (pdf)

Hawkins MG, Ruby AL, Drazenovich TL, Westropp JL. Composition and characteristics of urinary calculi from guinea pigs. JAVMA, 15(234): 214-220, 2009.   - (pdf)

Bradbury CM, Westropp JL, Pollard RE. Relationship between prostatomegaly, prostatic mineralization, and cytologic diagnosis. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 50(2): 161-171, 2009.   - (pdf)

Bailiff NL, Westropp JL, Nelson RW, Sykes JE, Owens SD, Kass PH. Evaluation of urine specific gravity and urine sediment as risk factors for urinary tract infections in cats. Vet Clin Path, 37(3):317-322, 2008.   - (pdf)

Westropp JL, Kass PH, Buffington CA. In vivo evaluation of alpha(2)-adrenoceptors in cats with idiopathic cystitis. AJVR, 68(2): 203-7 2007.   - (pdf)

Cannon AB, Westropp JL, Ruby AL, Kass PH. Evaluation of trends in urolith composition in cats: 5,230 cases (1985-2004). JAVMA, 231(4): 570-6, 2007.   - (pdf)  

Buffington CA, Westropp JL, Chew DJ, Bolus RR. Risk factors associated with clinical signs of lower urinary tract disease in indoor housed cats. JAVMA 228(5): 722-5, 2006.   - (pdf)

Buffington CA, Westropp JL, Chew DJ, Bolus RR. Clinical evaluation of multimodal environmental modification (MEMO) in the management of cats with idiopathic cystitis. JFMS, 8(4): 261-8, 2006.   - (pdf)

Westropp JL, Kass PH, Buffington CA. Evaluation of the effects of stress in cats with idiopathic cystitis. AJVR, 67(4): 731-6, 2006.   - (pdf

Bailiff NL, Nelson RW, Feldman EC, Westropp JL, Ling GV, Jang SS, Kass PH. Frequency and risk factors for urinary tract infection in cats with diabetes mellitus. JVIM, 20(4): 850-52006.   - (pdf)  

Westropp JL, Ruby AL, Bailiff NL, Kyles AE, Ling GV. Dried solidified blood calculi in the urinary tract of cats. JVIM, 20(4): 828-34, 2006.   - (pdf)

Bailiff NL, Westropp JL, Jang SS, Ling GV. Corynebacterium urealyticum urinary tract infection in dogs and cats: 7 cases (1996-2003) JAVMA, 226(10): 1676-80, 2005.   - (pdf)

Westropp JL, Welk KA, Buffington CA. Small adrenal glands in cats with feline interstitial cystitis. Journal of Urology, 170(6 Pt 1): 2494-7, 2003.   - (pdf)