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New Fanconi Treatment Protocol (2016)

Fanconi Renal Disease Management Protocol for Veterinarians By Steve Gonto, M.M.Sc., Ph.D. Fanconi Protocol 2015 AAA_Fanconi-Protocol-Feb-2016 (The 2016 version has more information for dogs who have Fanconi and renal failure.)

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Guidelines for “Affected” Basenjis from New Genetic Fanconi Test

—by Betsy Polglase, in consultation with Dr. Steve Gonto, M.M.Sc., Ph.D., 11/13/2012 (NOTE: This supplants information on the “Primer 201X” at the request of Dr. Gonto) GENETIC TESTING First off, … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Preparation of “Affected” Basenjis

Designated on New Fanconi Genetic Test by Cheryl Silver Article first appeared in the Basenji Magazine (Additional notations added 2013 by Betsy Polglase) Many of you know me already, but … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fanconi Syndrome vs. “Kidney Failure”

Updated 2013, Betsy Polglase, with input from Dr. Steve Gonto According to Dr. Gonto, there is a great difference between what people refer to as “kidney failure” and what is … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who Is Doctor Gonto?

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts (with input from Dr. Steve Gonto) (updated 2013) Who is Dr. Steve Gonto, the man to whom those of us who have, and are maintaining, a Fanconi-afflicted … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

About Fanconi Syndrome

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts updated 2015 Based on interviews with Dr. Steve Gonto of Savannah, Georgia, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (human) and the developer and author of the … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Hide that Yucky Pill

Basenjis are very good at eating what they want and then spitting out the medicine that was hiding inside. Our members have made many suggestions on how to find treats … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment