Today's Daily Dose: Aortic thromboembolism

Jun 22, 2011
By staff
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“A dilated left atrium is one of the biggest risk factors for aortic thromboembolism. In a study of cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, those with aortic thromboembolism had a significantly larger left atrial diameter than those that had congestive heart failure alone or had subclinical disease.”

—Timothy Koors, DVM, H. Cecilia Marshall, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology)

From How to handle feline aortic thromboembolism