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Objective: To describe the successful management of ventricular fibrillation (VF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) using cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including defibrillation, followed by continuous rate infusion of IV amiodarone, in a cat with cardiac arrest secondary to tachyarrhythmia. Case...

Author(s)
Berlin, N.; Ohad, D. G.; Maiorkis, I.; Kelmer, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2020, 30, 4, pp 474-480
Abstract

Amiodarone can be used for treatment of ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias in canine medicine, but its exact role in feline electrocardiography and its side effects have not been proven. The aim of this study was the evaluation of amiodarone and its different dosages' effects on intact...

Author(s)
Gouya, F.; Asl, A. S.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2013, 37, 3, pp 291-295
Abstract

Purpose: To compare the effects of laser and/or L-carnitine (LC) on amiodarone (AM)-induced lung toxicity in adult male rats. Methods: Lung toxicity was induced in 50 healthy male albino rats (150-180 g) by AM for 8 weeks. The rats were divided into 4 groups (7 per group): AM recovery, LC, laser,...

Author(s)
El-Nahrawy, W. A. M.; Zaher, A. M. E.; Ali, S. M. R.
Publisher
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 2017, 16, 7, pp 1565-1571
Abstract

This article discusses the adverse effects; pharmacology; pharmacodynamics; indications; contraindications; and toxicity of an antiarrhythmic agent in dogs and cats. Adverse effects and toxicity associated with prolonged administration of amiodarone in dogs are highlighted.

Author(s)
Kohlhauer, M.; Tissier, R.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2015, 13, No.60, pp 63-65
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Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic drug commonly used in veterinary and human medicine. In humans, a few cases have been described of various degrees of liver pathology in the course of amiodarone treatment. Until now only benign hepatic disturbances have been described in dogs. The authors observed...

Author(s)
Noszczyk-Nowak, A.; Nowak, M.; Pasławska, U.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2010, 66, 10, pp 716-720
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Author(s)
Lee, J. A.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 17-21 January 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 29, Small animal and exotics edition, Book 1 & Book 2, 2015, pp 162-164
Abstract

Early recognition of a cardio-pulmonary arrest (CPA) is crucial for patient survival. Every non-breathing and non-responsive patient should be considered to have CPA, and examination of the vital signs should last no longer than 5-10 seconds. If in doubt, effective chest compressions should be...

Author(s)
Rohwedder, L.; Alef, M.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2014, 42, 4, pp 263-271
Abstract

This article presents the warning signs of cardiopulmonary arrest, phases of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, routes of administering therapies and most common drugs used in cardiopulmonary arrest therapy. Focus is given on intravenous fluids, oxygen, epinephrine and norepinephrine, atropine,...

Author(s)
Breton, A.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems Inc., Yardley, USA
Citation
Veterinary Technician, 2012, 33, 8, pp unpaginated
Abstract

A case of a dog with symptoms of weakness and cough caused by very rapid atrial tachycardia (270 bpm) was presented. Electrocardiography showed P wave preceded, narrow QRS complex incessant tachycardia. Echocardiography showed enlargement of both atria and ventricles. Tachycardia-induced...

Author(s)
Noszczyk-Nowak, A.; Fuglewicz, A.; Nowak, K.; Skrzypczak, P.; Janiszewski, A.; Pasławska, U.; Nicpoń, J.
Publisher
National Veterinary Research Institute, Puławy, Poland
Citation
Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Puławy, 2011, 55, 2, pp 267-271
Abstract

In December 2005, the American Heart Association published new guidelines for cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) in humans for the 1st time in 5 years. Many of the recommendations are based on research conducted in animal species and may be applicable to small animal veterinary patients. ...

Author(s)
Plunkett, S. J.; McMichael, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2008, 22, 1, pp 9-25

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