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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 04, 2012
Sharing personal stories of pet illness in exam rooms, veterinary newsletters and emails can bridge the gap between a seemingly trouble-free veterinarian and scared clients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2012
Was this dog's tooth root abscess the cause of its severe, progressive systemic illness?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 04, 2012
Can this screening test help identify this silent killer in cats?
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The gold standard for determining arterial blood gas levels is actually measuring arterial blood samples with a blood gas machine to get information on the arterial oxygen partial pressure (PaO2), pH and carbon dioxide partial pressure (PaCO2).
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Small animal patients with cardiac disease and/or congenital abnormalities can be challenging and sometimes intimidating patients.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a primary myocardial disease that primarily affects left ventricular (LV) myocardium and is characterized by mild to severe thickening (concentric hypertrophy) of the LV wall (septum and/or free wall) and papillary muscles.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
In humans, the familial nature of HCM was first reported in 1958. It has been demonstrated that over 70% of human cases of HCM are inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, with most other cases being sporadic (although often still genetic in origin).
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a cardiac disease due to an inherent abnormality in the myocardium that results in a decrease in myocardial contractility (i.e., myocardial failure) and is not secondary to another primary disease.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
There currently is no evidence that any drug alters the natural history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in cats until they are in heart failure.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Studies have been performed in humans to determine if early administration of ACE inhibitors to human patients with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy decreases the progression of myocardial failure and so reduces mortality.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
About 70 percent of dogs affected by mitral valve disease do not develop heart failure or die as a result.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2011
Once a death sentence, canine pulmonary hypertension no longer carries such a grave prognosis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2011
Understanding this syndrome's pathophysiology and classification schemes will help you better manage affected patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Garcia helps ensure you're measuring blood pressure correctly in your patients.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2011
Don't wait until it becomes a more serious problem. Start educating your clients about heart disease today.