Uroliths (Stones in the Urinary System)
Can occur in cats and dogs and often results in bloody urine, straining to urinate/inability to urinate, or frequent urinary tract infections.
How are uroliths diagnosed?
You, your family veterinarian, and our veterinary surgeons will use multiple diagnostic modalities to diagnose your pet. Your primary care veterinarian will do a physical exam, bloodwork and X-rays to begin the diagnosis. X-rays are usually diagnostic but some stones can only be seen on an ultrasound.
How are uroliths tumors treated?
Surgical removal of the stones via cystotomy is the treatment of choice.
Post-operative hematuria is common for 1-3 days following surgery and is considered normal.