Also with Hepatic Lipidosis, usually something like Denosyl or Denamarin would be given, and often a "cocktail" that might include arginine & cartinine, not sure what else but possibly some other things from my recollection.
If he is eating well, hopefully it's not HL--good luck!!! > > > ---- "Rosenfeldt wrote: > > I was about to mention this myself, thanks for saving me the time. I'd > > add that hepatic lipidosis in itself does not constitute permanent liver > > failure, and can be treated by feeding high-protein, low-fat food, by > > force or esophageal tube if necessary if the cat isn't eating enough on > > its own. I've done this with 3 cats and while it's no walk in the park, > > they all pulled through it and their enzymes eventually returned to > > normal and they could resume a normal diet. I don't know, either, if > > the elevated enzymes can be a function of an infection or not. I'd say > > the best advice until you can get Orlando to a trustworthy vet (my God, > > the one you saw sounds like a piece of work!) is to encourage him to eat > > all the lean stuff you can get into him. Good luck! > > > > Diane R. > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Laurieskatz > > Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 9:40 AM > > To: email@example.com > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Elevated liver enzymes > > > > Elevated liver enzymes can mean Hepatic lipidosis (liver failure). If he > > is > > eating less than normal he can go into liver failure. If it is that, he > > is > > critical. I would ask her for a copy of the blood work and ask her how > > elevated they are and consider getting him to another vet/specialist > > (and/or > > get the numbers and provide them to the Feline Assisted feeding group). > > You > > might join the FAF yahoo group. Also, I do not know what elevated white > > blood cells mean other than an infection. Maybe liver enzymes elevate > > during > > infectious process ~ I don't know the answer. Sounds like you might > > benefit > > from doing some internet research?? > > > > I had elevated liver enzymes and they discovered tumors on my liver. > > > > Good luck! > > L > > -----Original Message----- > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sue & Frank > > Koren > > Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 9:26 AM > > To: FeLV Talk > > Subject: [Felvtalk] Elevated liver enzymes > > > > Orlando, my 10 year old FeLV+ began urinating on the bathroom rug just > > over > > a week ago. I figured out who was doing it on Saturday and got him in > > to > > the vet on Monday. They tested his urine and blood and the vet called > > me > > today with the results. She said his liver enzymes are elevated and his > > white cell levels are high. She is going to put him on an antibiotic > > and > > re-do the tests in two weeks. (When I asked the name of the anti-biotic > > she > > side stepped the question and just said is is a pill wrapped in foil. I > > am > > currently looking for another vet because there is only one vet in this > > practice that I fully trust and it is very hard to get to see him.) > > Anyway, can anyone tell me what would make his liver enzymes elevated? > > The > > advise I have gotten on this list has proved to be better then the > > advise > > from this particular vet in the past, so I would very much appreciate > > any > > input. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > This electronic mail transmission and any attachments are confidential > and may be privileged. > > They should be read or retained only by the intended recipient. If you > have received this > > transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete > the transmission from > > your system. In addition, in order to comply with Treasury Circular 230, > we are required to > > inform you that unless we have specifically stated to the contrary in > writing, any advice we > > provide in this email or any attachment concerning federal tax issues or > submissions is not > > intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, to avoid federal tax > penalties. > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org