Message Number: YG5928 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-07-30 00:18:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Bloodwork

"Bruce Williams, DVM" wrote:

> > My vet is ordering Dr. Weiss' video on ferret surgery and as soon
> as he
> > feels he is capable we plan to remove the lumps from his pancreas
> and
> > that spleen. Do you agree with that?
> I'm not much on insulin glucose ratios. However, with an elevated
> insulin level, and obviously a history of hypoglycemia (an 87 is okay
> though - is he currently on medication), insulinom should be strongly
> suspected.

No, he is not currently on any meds, but I'm thinking about putting him
on PediaPred until such time as his vet gets up to speed on ferret

> However a big spleen that is obviously diminishing Booger's activity
> is fine for removal.

I'm pretty sure we will grab that spleen when we do the partial
I want to thank you for all your help with this case.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you go to a stock car race and don't need a program.