Characterization of the urogenital microbiome in Miniature Schnauzers with and without calcium oxalate urolithiasisCoffey, EL, Gomez, AM, Burton, EN, Granick, JL, Lulich, JP, Furrow, E., J Vet Intern Med. 2022; 36( 4): 1341- 1352.
Efficacy of medical dissolution for suspected struvite cystoliths in dogs., Wingert, AM, Murray, OA, Lulich, JP, Hoelmer, AM, Merkel, LK, Furrow, E. J Vet Intern Med. 2021; 1- 9.

Calcium oxalate urolithiasis in juvenile dogs. Saver, A, Lulich, JP, Van Buren, S, Furrow, E.  Vet Rec. 2021;e141.

Animal models of naturally occurring stone disease. Alford, A., Furrow, E., Borofsky, M. et al.Nat Rev Urol 17, 691–705 (2020)

PDF icon Common pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of urolithiasis in dogs and cats, Jody P. Lulich DVM, PhD, Hill’s Global Symposium, Empowering Positive Change, April 20-21, 2020.

PDF icon Genetics of calcium oxalate urolithiasis in dogs, Eva Furrow, VMD, PhD, DACVIM, Hill’s Global Symposium, Empowering Positive Change, April 20-21, 2020.

Epidemiologic evaluation of calcium oxalate urolithiasis in dogs in the United States: 2010-2015.  Hunprasit V, Schreiner PJ, Bender JB, Lulich JP.  J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep;33(5):2090-2095. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15613. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

Bone resorption in dogs with calcium oxalate urolithiasis and idiopathic hypercalciuria.  Luskin AC, Lulich JP, Gresch SC, Furrow E.   Res Vet Sci. 2019 Apr;123:129-134. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2019.01.001. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Discovery of Spontaneous Randall's Plaque Stone Overgrowth in an Animal Model,  Borofsky, M; Williams, JC; Lulich, JP; Journal of Urology, 2018, April, Vol. 199(4) Suppl S, ppE70-E71.   

Calcium oxalate monohydrate stone matrix protein comparison between species. Are cats the best animal model for calcium oxalate stones?  Wesson, J; Sturgill, D; Lulich, J; Hoffmann, B;  Journal of Urology, 2018, April, Vol 199(4) Suppl S, ppE290-E290.

Epidemiologic evaluation of canine urolithiasis in Thailand from 2009 to 2015, Vachira Hunprasit, Carl A. Osborne, Pamela J. Schreiner, Jeff B. Bender, Jody P. Lulich, Research in Veterinary Science, 115: 366-370, Dec 2017.  

Ectopic Bone as a Nidus for Calcium Oxalate Urocystolithiasis in a Cat, Lulich, J.P., Prasad, H.S., Manno, M. and Bagley, B. (2017), J Vet Intern Med.  doi:10.1111/jvim.14859

Urinary metals in a spontaneous canine model of calcium oxalate urolithiasis.  Furrow E, McCue ME, Lulich JP.  PLoS One. 2017 May 3;12(5):e0176595. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176595. eCollection 2017.

ACVIM Small Animal Consensus Recommendations on the Treatment and Prevention of Uroliths in Dogs and Cats, Lulich, J.P., Berent, A.C., Adams, L.G., Westropp, J.L., Bartges, J.W. and Osborne, C.A. (2016).  J Vet Intern Med, 30: 1564–1574. doi:10.1111/jvim.14559

Comparison of body condition score and urinalysis variables between dogs with and without calcium oxalate uroliths.  Kennedy SM, Lulich JP, Ritt MG, Furrow E, J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016 Dec 1;249(11):1274-1280.

Cystinuria Associated with Different SLC7A9 Gene Variants in the Cat, Keijiro Mizukami, Karthik Raj, Carl Osborne, Urs Giger, PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0159247 July 12, 2016

Three Diverse Mutations Underlying Canine Xanthine Urolithiasis.  Eva Furrow, Nicole Tate, Katie Minor, James Mickelson, Kasey Peterson, Jody Lulich. ACVIM Abstracts 2016, pg 1537.

Comparison of foods with differing nutritional profiles for long-term management of acute nonobstructive idiopathic cystitis in cats.  Kruger JM, Lulich JP, MacLeay J, Merrills J, Paetau-Robinson I, Brejda J, Osborne CA,  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Sep 1;247(5):508-17. doi: 10.2460/javma.247.5.508.

Fasting urinary calcium-to-creatinine and oxalate-to-creatinine ratios in dogs with calcium oxalate urolithiasis and breed-matched controls.  Furrow E1, Patterson EE, Armstrong PJ, Osborne CA, Lulich JP., J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Jan;29(1):113-9. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12527. Epub 2015 Jan 10

Outcome of male cats managed for urethral obstruction with decompressive cystocentesis and urinary catheterization: 47 cats (2009-2012),  Hall J1, Hall K, Powell LL, Lulich J, J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2015 Mar-Apr;25(2):256-62. doi: 10.1111/vec.12254. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Recent shifts in the global proportions of canine uroliths.  Lulich, J.P.; Osborne, C.A.; Albasan, H.; Koehler, L.A.; Ulrich, L.M.; Lecharoensuk, C., Veterinary Records, Vol 172, No 14, April 6, 2013. 

Efficacy of two commercially available, low-magnesium, urine-acidifying dry foods for the dissolution of struvite uroliths in cats. Lulich JP, Kruger JM, Macleay JM, Merrils JM, Paetau-Robinson I, Albasan H, Osborne CA.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013, Oct 15:243(8); 1147-53.

n APRT mutation is strongly associated with and likely causative for 2,8-dihydroxyadenine urolithiasis in dogs. Furrow E, Pfeifer RJ, Osborne CA, and Lulich JP.  Mol Genet Metab 2014;111(3);339-403.

Urethral Plugs in Dogs,  A.T. Stiller, J.P. Lulich, and E. Furrow, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 324-330.  March/April 2014.

Kidney stone insight in dogs could boost relief for humans, too. 
March 2014, Health Talk, University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center

Canine and Feline Urolith Epidemiology:  1981 - 2013, Aug 1, 2014

Calcium Oxalate Uroliths - Making the Diagnosis and Decreasing Recurrence2010 Hill's Pet Nutrition Multimodal Management of FLUTD Proceedings. 

Publications- other species

Publications- other species

Variation in mineral types of uroliths from ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) submitted for analysis in North America, Europe, or Asia over an 8-year period,  Eryn B. Hanak, DVM, Nicola Di Girolamo, DMV, PhD, Udaya DeSilva, BVSc, PhD,  et al.  JAVMA October 1, 2021 (Vol 259; No. 7: pp. 757-7634)

Risk factors for calcium carbonate urolithiasis in goats,  Eugene E.NwaokorieDVM, MSCarl A.OsborneDVM, PhDJody P.LulichDVM, et al. JAVMA August 1, 2015, Vol. 247, No. 3, Pages 293-299

Epidemiological evaluation of cystine urolithiasis in domestic ferrets (mustela putorius furo): 70 cases (1992-2009),  Nwaokorie EE1, Osborne CA, Lulich JP, Albasan H. , JAVMA, Volume 242, Issue 8, 15 April 2013, Pages 1100-1104

Epidemiology of struvite uroliths in ferrets: 272 cases (1981-2007), Nwaokorie, E. E.Osborne, C. A.Lulich, J. P., Albasan, H. & Lekcharoensuk, C. Nov 15 2011 In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 23910p. 1319-1324 6 p.

Quantitative Analysis of 4468 Uroliths Retrieved from Farm Animals, Exotic Species, and Wildlife Submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center: 1981 to 2007,  Osborne, C. A., Albasan, H., Lulich, J. P., Nwaokorie, E., Koehler, L. A. & Ulrich, L. K. Jan 2009 In : Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice. 39, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

Urolith removal methods

Urolith removal methods

Radiographic diagnoses in 80 cats before and 73 cats after unobstructing the urethra.   Young, C. S., Todd, J. M., Rendahl, A., & Lulich, J. P. (2021). The Journal of small animal practice, 62(5), 365–372.

Use of urohydropropulsion, cystoscopy and lithotripsy to manage feline urolithiasis
,  Jody Lulich DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Hill's Global Symposium on Feline Lower Urinary Tract Health, Prague, 23rd - 24th April 2014

Efficacy and safety of laser lithotripsy in fragmentation of urocystoliths and urethroliths for removal in dogs,  Jody P. Lulich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, ; Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM; Hasan Albasan, DVM, PhD; Manoj Monga, MD; John M. Bevan, DVM, JAVMA, Vol 234, No. 10, May 15, 2009

Comparison of laser lithotripsy and cystotomy for the management of dogs with urolithiasis, John M. Bevan, dvm; Jody P. Lulich, dvm, phd, dacvim;Hasan Albasan, dvm, phd; Carl A. Osborne, dvm, phd, dacvim.  JAVMA, Vol 234, No. 10, May 15, 2009

PDF icon Safely Unobstructing the Urethra of Male Cats2010 Hill's Pet Nutrition Multimodal Management of FLUTD Proceedings.

7 steps to perform retrograde urohydropropulsion, DVM360 Newsmagazine,  March 2009

Voiding Urohydropropulsion:  Lessons from 5 years of experience, VCNA:  Small Animal Practice, Vol 29, No 1, January 1999, 283-291. 

Other publications

Other publications