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Did you know: Portosystemic Shunts

by Vicki Olson - October 17, 2016 at 9:00 AM


Did you know portosystemic shunts are defined as "vessels that allow normal portal blood draining from the stomach, intestines, pancreas and spleen to pass directly into the systemic circulation without first passing through the liver"(Fossum and Duprey 2002). This allows toxins that should be filter through the liver, to circulate back into the body.

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The Top 15 Tips and Tricks for Studying for the VTNE

Studying for the VTNEYou're of course going to need to study a ton to nail the test, but there are a lot of tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your study time and we've packaged those up in a free guide.

Some of the Top 15 Tips include:

  • Familiarize Yourself with the Test Format
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About Vicki Olson

Vicki Olson graduated from Bel-Rea Institution for Animal Technology, in 2003 and went on to work in a specialty hospital, in surgery for 10-years. A few years ago she received her Bachelor’s degree in marketing. She joined the VetTechPrep team in 2015, to help aid in the importance of educating and licensing veterinary technicians.

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