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Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Managing chronic valvular disease (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

CDVD is the most common cause of cardiac disability in dogs. The disease process is best described as myxomatous degeneration of the heart valves wherein the integrity of the valves is compromised often resulting in valvular insufficiencies.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Congenital heart disease (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

The primary objectives of the cardiovascular evaluation for animals with congenital heart disease are to define the nature and severity of the anatomic defect present. Familiarity with the available therapeutic options, their efficacy and limitations is necessary before an accurate prognosis can be offered to the owner.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Pericardial effusion: causes and clinical outcomes in dogs (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Pericardial effusion is a fairly common acquired heart disease in dogs, and prevalence has been reported to be 0.43% (or 1 dog per 233 cases) of dogs presenting to a referral veterinary hospital, and accounts for approximately 7% of dogs with clinical signs of cardiac disease.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

New perspectives on diagnosis and treatment of canine congestive heart failure (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a common sequela to severe cardiac disease.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Current strategies on diagnosis and treatment of feline cardiomyopathy (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Feline heart disease is common and can be challenging to diagnose.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Get with the beat! Analysis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

The primary indication for obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG) is to evaluate an arrhythmia.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Essentials of echocardiography (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Echocardiography has emerged as the most valuable non-invasive tool for evaluation of cardiac structure, function, blood flow patterns, and has greatly diminished the need for diagnostic cardiac catheterizations and angiocardiography in many cases.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

What drug for what disease? Emphasis on selection of cardiac drugs and their properties (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

A guide to cardiac drug selection.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Feline heart disease (Proceedings)

April 1, 2009

There are approximately 60 million cats in the US, of which it is estimated that 11% have heart disease.

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