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June 13, 2017

TapVet allows us Veterinarians to post pictures of cases for which we'd like see comments and opinions from our peers and other veterinary professionals. These are often (not always) difficult or rare cases. 

In this blog, I'll post some of the more interesting cases presented on TapVet as well as some from my personal experience.

Here's an interesting one:

Signalment: 12 year old female poodle admitted for hind leg lameness.  Dog displayed pain on abduction of the coxofemoral...

May 15, 2017

The three smartphone optical adapters that I have chosen to review in a clinical setting are the Gosky Smartphone Digiscoping Adapter, the HookUpz 2.0 Smartphone Optics Adapter, and the Universal Digiscoping Mobile adapter. All three were purchased on eBay and Amazon and all three arrived in a timely manner.  

Packaging ranged from the more elaborate HookUpz to the simplicity of the Universal Mobile. The cost of all three ranged from CAD $9.57 - $79.00.  (eBay - Iniversal Digiscop...

May 1, 2017

This was a 12 year old dog on FNA diagnosed as having a MCC (Mass Cell Carcinoma). The image was captured on my iPhone through the microscope eyepiece. I posted the picture on TapVet and the community confirmed my diagnosis.

In a vet clinic there are many images created daily and most are difficult or impossible or costly to capture and save. Images are important so we can educate clients by showing them what we are seeing and also as baselines to compare with follow-ups.  

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April 29, 2017

Here are 3 lesions in 3 different dogs.  Three great cases all posted on TapVet to help educate, ask for opinions and motivate, allowing everyone of us to function in a multi-man practice. 

Case 1: One  year old Wheaten - chronic ulcerative lesion at mucocutaneous junction. 

Diagnosis : Discoid Lupus responsive to Tacrolimus topical. 

Case 2:  Five year old Poodle with erosive lesion on nose. 

Diagnosis: MRSP diagnosed with culture and biopsy - responsive to mupir...

April 24, 2017

Whether we create a visual image via an exam or one with an x-ray or one through endoscopy or one with ultrasounds or MRI's or our microscope or otoscope or ophthalmoscope we now have something to share.

Either we want to share to educate or share asking for opinions from our colleagues, the TapVet mobile app has become an indispensable tool in our hectic workplace to do exactly this.

TapVet for Professionals is exclusive to veterinarians, technicians and vet/tech students all sh...

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