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Table 6 Imaging results at baseline, 2, 6 and 12 month visits for the upper and lower urinary tract

From: Evaluation of dogs with genetic hyperuricosuria and urate urolithiasis consuming a purine restricted diet: a pilot study

  Baseline Imaging 2-month visit 6-month visit 12-month visit
Upper urinary tract
 Dog 1 No renal mineralization static static static
 Dog 2 Moderate renal mineralization (bilateral) static static static
 Dog 3 Moderate renal mineralization (bilateral) static static static
 Dog 4 Mild renal mineralization (bilateral) No renal mineralization No renal mineralization Mild left renal mineralization
 Dog 5 Mild renal mineralization (bilateral) static static static
 Dog 6 Moderate renal mineralization (bilateral) static static Bilateral nephroliths (5.3 and 6.2 mm)
 Dog 7 Mild renal mineralization (bilateral) static static static
 Dog 8a No renal mineralization in L Mild renal mineralization in R static Mild bilateral renal mineralization N/A
 Dog 9b Focal mild renal mineralization (bilateral) static N/A N/A
Lower urinary tract
 Dog 1 No mineralization in bladder static Mild echogenic sand in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder
 Dog 2 No mineralization in bladder static static static
 Dog 3 Mild echogenic sand in bladder static static static
 Dog 4 Multiple large cystic calculi (largest 7.6 mm)c No mineralization in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder No mineralization in bladder
 Dog 5 Focal pinpoint bladder mineralization Mild echogenic sand in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder
 Dog 6 Mild echogenic sand with 4.3 mm cystic calculus Mild echogenic sand with largest calculi 2.6 mm) Mild echogenic sand with largest calculi 4.2 mm) Mild echogenic debris
 Dog 7 Mild echogenic sand in bladder Moderate echogenic sand in bladder Moderate echogenic sand in bladder with 2.3 mm calculi moderate echogenic debris with numerous calculi (largest 3.7 mm)
 Dog 8a Moderate echogenic sand in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder Mild echogenic sand in bladder N/A
 Dog 9b Multiple small cystoliths in bladder (largest 3 mm). Suture material present Mild echogenic sand in bladder N/A N/A
  1. alost to follow-up after 6 months
  2. blost to follow-up after 2 months
  3. cSurgery done after baseline evaluation
  4. n/a : not applicable