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IOU

a corrupted abbreviated form of the words ‘I owe you’. It is a written acknowledgement of a debt. It is not a negotiable instrument, like a cheque, but maybe founded upon in court to make recovery of the sum more simple.
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In the present study, hepatic IOUS was performed using lobar division aiming To evaluate all liver parenchyma.
Role of IOUS in the real-time characterization of tumors and precise definition of their margins (MARCAL et al.
In comparison with preoperative transabdominal ultrasound examination, IOUS identified more lesions in dogs with splenic tumors (number 2, 6, 7 and 9) and free peritoneal fluid.
In accordance with our study, the use of liver IOUS might improve metastatic assessment and local staging in dogs with splenic hemangiosarcoma.
Future studies should evaluate the value of IOUS during abdominal surgery in larger samples, which would allow for standardization of the technique and comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of IOUS with other imaging methods.
The present study demonstrated that IOUS can be a helpful tool during tumor resection surgery in dogs.
Al) IOUS liver image ili a dog with cholangiocarcinoma (dog number 1).