Reproducibility of geometric and flow-based echocardiographic measurements used for quantification of left ventricular total and forward stroke volume in healthy dogs
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Kerry A. Loughran, Larouche-Lebel Éva, Terry P. Huh, Marc S. Kraus, Mark A. Oyama (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - July 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Atenolol in cats with subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial of effect on quality of life, activity, and cardiac biomarkers
Publication date: Available online 1 July 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Amanda E. Coleman, Teresa C. DeFrancesco, Emily H. Griffiths, B. Duncan X. Lascelles, David J. Kleisch, Clarke E. Atkins, Bruce W. Keene (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - July 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defect in an Adult Sport Horse
Publication date: Available online 29 June 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Zuzana Drábková, Helene Amory, Radovan Kabeš, Pavlína Melková, Gunther van Loon (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 30, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of N-terminal prohormone of brain natriuretic peptide and cardiac troponin-I levels in cats with systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve in the absence of left ventricular hypertrophy
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): L. Ferasin, E. Kilkenny, H. Ferasin (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 27, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Use of vertebral left atrial size for staging of dogs with myxomatous valve disease
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Shoma Mikawa, Masayoshi Nagakawa, Haruka Ogi, Ryota Akabane, Yukari Koyama, Atsushi Sakatani, Mizuki Ogawa, Hirosumi Miyakawa, Jin Shigemoto, Tsuyoshi Tokuriki, Noriko Toda, Yuichi Miyagawa, Naoyuki Takemura (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, Volume 29Author(s): (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Infective Vegetative Endocarditis of the Mitral, Aortic, and Pulmonary Valves due to Enterococcus hirae in a Cat with a Ventricular Septal Defect
Publication date: Available online 12 June 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Anne C.J. van Loon, Laurent J.N. Locquet, Leslie Bosseler, Femke Mortier, Dominique Paepe, Pascale M.Y. Smets (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 13, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Effects of the estrous cycle and pregnancy status on cardiovascular variables in healthy bitches
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Jessica Ward, Jonathan P. Mochel, Yeon-Jung Seo, Swanand Sathe (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - June 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Clinical presentation, cardiovascular findings, etiology, and outcome of myocarditis in dogs: 64 cases with presumptive antemortem diagnosis (26 confirmed postmortem) and 137 cases with postmortem diagnosis only (2004-2017)
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Sarifa Lakhdhir, Austin Viall, Elizabeth Alloway, Bruce Keene, Kristen Baumgartner, Jessica Ward (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Supraventricular tachycardia in 23 cats; comparison with 21 cats with atrial fibrillation (2004–2014)
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Victoria Greet, Julia Sargent, Michaela Brannick, Virginia Luis Fuentes (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Branch pulmonary artery stent placement in a dog with heart base neoplasia
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Claudio Maria Bussadori, Marta Claretti, Simone Borgonovo, Elisabetta Boz, Melissa Papa, Cecilia Rossi, Francesca Martelli, Matteo Aimi, Stefania Signorelli, Rita Marinelli (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 24, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Reviewer Acknowledgment 2019
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, Volume 28Author(s): (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, Volume 28Author(s): (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of NT-proBNP and cTnI levels in cats with systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve (SAM) in the absence of left ventricular hypertrophy
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Luca Ferasin, Eoin Kilkenny, Heidi Ferasin (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Left ventricular outflow tract pressure gradient changes after carvedilol–disopyramide cotherapy in a cat with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Y. Hori, E. Fujimoto, Y. Nishikawa, T. Nakamura (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 18, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Supraventricular tachycardia in 23 cats; comparison with 21 cats with atrial fibrillation (2004-2014)
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Victoria Greet, Julia Sargent, Michaela Brannick, Virginia Luis Fuentes (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Giant pericardial-occupying compressive primary cardiac hemangiosarcoma in a cat
Publication date: Available online 5 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Emily J. Herrold, Taryn A. Donovan, Ann E. Hohenhaus, Philip R. Fox (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Obstructive right ventricular outflow tract myxosarcoma in an adult dog
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Iuliu Scurtu, Marian Taulescu, Laura Scurtu, Maria Vilcu, Corina Toma, Horatiu Marchis, Dan G. Ohad (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Identification of Multilevel Right-To-Left Shunting in a Dog Using Nuclear Scintigraphy Imaging
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Gianninne Bedoya Nader, Daniel F. Hogan (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Two-dimensional, M-mode and left atrial velocity echocardiographic measurements in healthy Norwegian-Swedish Coldblooded Trotters
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Constanze Fintl, Randi Krontveit, Åse Risberg, Siv Hanche-Olsen, JoAnn Slack (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Quantification of Left Atrial Wall Motion in Healthy Horses using Two-Dimensional Speckle Tracking
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Christina Eberhardt, Katharyn J. Mitchell, Colin C. Schwarzwald (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Left ventricular outflow tract pressure gradient changes following carvedilol-disopyramide co-therapy in a cat with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Y. Hori, E. Fujimoto, Y. Nishikawa, T. Nakamura (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - May 2, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Epidemiological, clinical, and echocardiographic features, and outcome of dogs with Ebstein's anomaly: 32 cases (2002–2016)
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): V. Chetboul, C. Poissonnier, E. Bomassi, C. Jamin, J.-L. Pouchelon, R. Tissier, L. Desquilbet (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 17, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Reference Intervals and Echocardiographic Findings in Leonberger Dogs
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Jonathan P. Stack, Ryan C. Fries, Leah Kruckman, David J. Schaeffer (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Letter To The Editor Re: Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular systolic function in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Mark D. Kittleson (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 6, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Author response to Letter to the Editor re: Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular systolic function in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Suzanne M. Cunningham (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Epidemiological, clinical, and echocardiographic features, and outcome of dogs with Ebstein’s anomaly: 32 cases (2002-2016)
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Valérie Chetboul, Camille Poissonnier, Eric Bomassi, Charlotte Jamin, Jean-Louis Pouchelon, Renaud Tissier, Loïc Desquilbet (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Accessory left ventricular chamber in a cat: multimodality imaging description by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography.
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Jonathan Bouvard, Maurizio Longo, Tobias Schwarz, Yolanda Martinez Pereira (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 3, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Comparison of Fluoroscopic Cardiovascular Measurements from Healthy Dogs Obtained at End-Diastole and End-Systole
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): C.S. Brown, L.R. Johnson, L.C. Visser, J.C. Chan, R.E. Pollard (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - April 1, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Surgical embolectomy in a cat with cardiogenic aortic thromboembolism
Publication date: Available online 29 March 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Tommaso Vezzosi, Carlotta Buralli, Angela Briganti, Iacopo Vannozzi, Elena Giacomelli, Giacomo Figà Talamanca, Antonio Sansoni, Oriol Domenech, Rosalba Tognetti (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - March 31, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis associated with surgical mitral valve repair in dogs
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Kazuya Mamada, Ayaka Chen, Kazuki Takamura, Masaru Murakami, Masami Uechi (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - March 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, Volume 27Author(s): (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 29, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Effect of pimobendan on left atrial function: an echocardiographic pilot study in 11 healthy cats
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Marco Baron Toaldo, Marta Pollesel, Alessia Diana (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 27, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the NuCLEUS-X™ balloon valvuloplasty catheter for severe pulmonic stenosis in dogs
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): N.L. LeBlanc, C.C. Smith, D.D. Sisson, K.F. Scollan (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 26, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study of a cardiac hemangiosarcoma in a dog
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Elisabetta Boz, Melissa Papa, Marta Claretti, Roberto Bussadori, Blanca Serrano Lopez, Cecilia Rossi, Laura Mazzoni, Danitza Pradelli, Claudio Maria BussadoriAbstractA 7-year-old Golden Retriever was presented for a second opinion regarding a cardiac mass. Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated presence of a mass in the area of the right atrium. The mass appeared adherent and possibly infiltrative to the external wall of the right atrium. Three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography allowed better ...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 20, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Surgical correction for sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection in a dog
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Takeshi Mizuno, Masashi Mizuno, Kayoko Harada, Hiroshi Takano, Asako Shinoda, Arane Takahashi, Kazuya Mamada, Kazuki Takamura, Ayaka Chen, Koji Iwanaga, Shin Ono, Masami UechiAbstractA 5-year-old male Toy Poodle was referred for corrective surgery of an atrial septal defect. A sinus venosus-type atrial septal defect (ASD) with partial anomalous venous connection, suspected pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary edema was confirmed by radiography, echocardiography, and cardiac computed tomography. Thoracic radiographs showed ...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the NuCLEUS-XTM Balloon Valvuloplasty Catheter for Severe Pulmonic Stenosis in Dogs
Publication date: Available online 11 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Nicole L. LeBlanc, Courtney C. Smith, David D. Sisson, Katherine F. ScollanAbstractIntroduction/ObjectivesBalloon instability is commonly encountered during balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV) and may result in an unsuccessful procedure. The NuCLEUS-XTM catheter is a recently developed BPV catheter with a unique barbell shape and an ordered pattern of inflation that stabilizes the balloon to span the valve annulus prior to expansion of the balloon center.AnimalsTen client-owned dogs with severe valvular pulmonic stenosis...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 12, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Two-dimensional, M-mode, and Doppler echocardiography in 22 conscious and apparently healthy pet guinea pigs
The objective of this study was to report normal echocardiographic values in healthy guinea pigs.Animals, materials, and methodsTwenty-two privately owned, apparently healthy, conscious guinea pigs underwent complete transthoracic echocardiography. Left ventricular (LV), right ventricular, left atrial, and aortic root dimensions were measured, as were forward flow velocities across the mitral, aortic, and pulmonic valves. The effects of age, body weight, sex, and heart rate on these variables were also investigated.ResultsThe median age (interquartile range) was 3.0 (1.8–4.0) years with a body weight of 902 (822&ndas...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Comparison of single- versus seven-day Holter analysis for the identification of dilated cardiomyopathy predictive criteria in apparently healthy Doberman pinscher dogs
ConclusionsSeven-day Holter recording detected significantly more dogs with DCMp compared with the first-day Holter recording. Follow-up studies are warranted to evaluate the long-term accuracy of multiple-day Holter analysis in predicting the development of DCM in DP dogs. (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 7, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Outcomes after combined percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty and external beam radiation therapy for the treatment of congenital pulmonic stenosis in four dogs
Publication date: Available online 3 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): K. Nagata, A.E. ColemanAbstractValve restenosis after percutaneous balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV) for the treatment of congenital pulmonic stenosis (PS) may occur in up to 17% of canine cases. Outcomes in dogs with PS that are treated with repeat BPV after restenosis have not been described. The present report details the clinical courses of four dogs with congenital PS, previously treated with conventional BPV and atenolol (n = 4) or atenolol alone (n = 1), two with anomalous, circumpulmonary cor...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 5, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Two-dimensional, M-mode and Doppler echocardiography in 22 conscious and apparently healthy pet guinea pigs
Publication date: Available online 4 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Margherita De Silva, Angelka Mihailovic, Marco Baron ToaldoAbstractObjectivesTo report normal echocardiographic values in healthy guinea pigs.Animals, Materials and Methods– Twenty-two privately owned, apparently healthy, conscious guinea pigs underwent complete transthoracic echocardiography. Left ventricular (LV), right ventricular, left atrial, and aortic root dimensions were measured, as were forward flow velocities across the mitral, aortic, and pulmonic valves. The effects of age, body weight, sex, and heart rat...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Comparison of single versus seven-day Holter analysis for the identification of dilated cardiomyopathy predictive criteria in apparently healthy Doberman Pinscher dogs
ConclusionsSeven-day Holter recording detected significantly more dogs with DCMp compared to the first day Holter. Follow up studies are warranted to evaluate the long-term accuracy of multiple-day Holter analysis in predicting the development of DCM in DP. (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

A retrospective analysis of stereotactic body radiation therapy for canine heart base tumors: 26 cases
ConclusionsSBRT was delivered with a low rate and degree of normal tissue complications. Asymptomatic dogs with confirmed, progressive growth of a HBT may most likely benefit from SBRT. (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Outcomes following combined percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty and external beam radiation therapy for the treatment of congenital pulmonic stenosis in four dogs
Publication date: Available online 3 February 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Koichi Nagata, Amanda E. ColemanAbstractValve restenosis following percutaneous balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty (BPV) for the treatment of congenital pulmonic stenosis (PS) may occur in up to 17% of canine cases. Outcomes in dogs with PS that are treated with repeat BPV following restenosis have not been described. The present report details the clinical courses of four dogs with congenital PS, previously treated with conventional BPV and atenolol (n = 4) or atenolol alone (n = 1), two with anomalous, circumpulmonary corona...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - February 4, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

DELay of appearance of sYmptoms of canine degenerative mitral valve disease treated with spironolactone and benazepril: The DELAY study
Publication date: Available online 10 January 2020Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): M. Borgarelli, L. Ferasin, K. Lamb, C. Bussadori, D. Chiavegato, G. D’Agnolo, F. Migliorini, M. Poggi, R.A. Santilli, E. Guillot, C. Garelli-Paar, Pharm.D, R. Toschi Corneliani, F. Farina, A. Zani, M. Dirven, P. Smets, C. Guglielmini, P. Oliveira, M. Di Marcello, F. PorcielloAbstractIntroductionEfficacy of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) blockade using angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is controversial.HypothesisAdministration of...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - January 11, 2020 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Pulmonary vein to pulmonary artery ratio in healthy and cardiomyopathic cats
Publication date: Available online 24 December 2019Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): V. Patata, D. Caivano, F. Porciello, M. Rishniw, O. Domenech, F. Marchesotti, M.E. Giorgi, C. Guglielmini, H. Poser, F. Spina, F. BirettoniAbstractIntroduction/ObjectivesRecognition of congestive heart failure (CHF) in dyspnoeic cats is crucial for correct intervention. The pulmonary vein (PV) to pulmonary artery (PA) ratio (PV/PA) has been proposed as an index that might help discriminate dogs in CHF but has never been studied in cats. We sought to determine reference intervals for various PV and PA variables in healthy c...
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - December 25, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2019Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, Volume 26Author(s): (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - December 11, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Ventricular arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death in young Leonbergers
Publication date: Available online 30 November 2019Source: Journal of Veterinary CardiologyAuthor(s): Maria Wiberg, Julia E. Niskanen, Marjo Hytönen, Kati Dillard, Karoliina Hagner, Marjukka Anttila, Hannes LohiAbstractObjectivesTo describe unexpected sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young Leonbergers (
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - November 30, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Two-dimensional echocardiographic left- atrial-to-aortic ratio in healthy adult dogs: a reexamination of reference intervals
ConclusionsReference limits were either confirmed or established for the common two-dimensional methods of assessing relative left atrial size in healthy dogs. Clinicians should use caution when diagnosing mild left atrial enlargement in certain dog breeds and should examine the weight-based aortic dimensions in such cases. (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - November 27, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of Bartonella sp. in United States military working dogs with infectious endocarditis: a retrospective case-control study
ConclusionsBartonella sp. Infections were correlated with cardiopathies in US military working dogs. Systemic use of insecticides against ectoparasites and regular testing of MWDs for Bartonella infection seem highly appropriate to prevent such life-threatening exposures. (Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology)
Source: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology - November 17, 2019 Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research