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This paper reports on a case of cardiomyopathy with formation of left ventricular aneurysm in a 20-year-old castrated male short hair hybrid cat. Prior to treatment the cat showed inappetence and was vomiting. Highlights of the report focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the animal. The cat...

Author(s)
Wada, M.; Kimura, Y.; Machida, N.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Cardiology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Advances in Animal Cardiology, 2018, 51, 2, pp 101-104
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Tricuspid valve dysplasia (TVD) is a congenital heart defect described in dogs and cats; however, in Brazil there are no reports of this condition in cats. Therefore, our goal was to report a case of TVD in a domestic cat. A four-year-old, female, domestic short hair cat that was seen at the...

Author(s)
Mantovani, M. M.; Gimenes, A. M.; Castro, J. R. de; Goldfeder, G. T.; Larsson, M. H. M. A.; Schwartz, D. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2017, 38, 2, pp 1087-1092
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CASE DESCRIPTION: A 6-month-old sexually intact male domestic shorthair cat was referred for evaluation of a heart murmur and ventricular septal defect (VSD). CLINICAL FINDINGS: Physical examination revealed a grade 5/6 right apical systolic heart murmur. Findings on thoracic radiography were...

Author(s)
Cichocki, B. N.; Dugat, D. R.; Baumwart, R. D.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 254, 6, pp 723-727
Abstract

Hyperaldosteronism results from the excessive secretion of aldosterone, a mineralocorticoid hormone produced in zona glomerulosa of the adrenal glands. This leads to the abnormality of electrolyte metabolism. In dogs, cats and humans, aldosteronism may be primary or secondary. In primary...

Author(s)
Gójska-Zygner, O.; Zygner, W.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2019, 94, 2, pp 134-141
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Case series summary: Two cats were evaluated for progressive exercise intolerance, dyspnea and unilateral infiltrate of the left lung. Computed tomography angiography (CTA) revealed absence of the right pulmonary artery in both cats with systemic arterial collateral vessels perfusing the right...

Author(s)
Jordan, T. J. M.; Scansen, B. A.; Kent, A. M.; Hitchcock, L. S.; Russell, D. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2016, 2, 2, pp 2055116916671480
Abstract

Background Atrioventricular canal defect is a rare congenital disorder of the heart and describes the presence of an atrial septal defect, a variable presentation of ventricular septal alterations including ventricular septal defect malformations in the mitral and tricuspid valves. The defect has...

Author(s)
Agudelo, C. F.; Jekl, V.; Hauptman, K.; Crha, M.; Kocaturk, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2021, 17, 45, pp (22 January 2021)
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Background: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common acquired cardiovascular disease in the feline species. A frequent complication of this cardiomyopathy is the development of cardiac congestive failure, left atrial enlargement and subsequent development of arterial thromboembolism. In a...

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Mateus, N. L. F.; Leal, P. V.; Marques, B. C.; Silva, K. F. da; Mattei, D. R.; Carvalho, E. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 481,
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In order to evaluate the effect of enalapril on haemodynamics and renal function in a pressure overload model, we prepared eight feline models of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) by banding of the aortic arch. The LVH cats were assigned to the placebo group or the enalapril group (0.5 mg/kg, PO,...

Author(s)
Ishikawa, Y.; Uechi, M.; Hori, Y.; Ebisawa, T.; Yamano, S.; Enomoto, Y.; Ugai, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2007, 9, 1, pp 29-35
Abstract

A 6-month-old mature intact female Siamese cat presented with exertional dyspnea. Diagnostic studies revealed pleural effusion, grade 4/6 left basal systolic murmur, deep S-wave in electrocardiograph leads I, II, and III, cardiomegaly with pleural effusion on radiography, pulmonic systolic (∼5.8...

Author(s)
Kim JiYoun; Lee SungWook; Lee SeungGon; Suh SangIl; Hyun ChangBaig
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Daejon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 57, 1, pp 63-66
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A 5-year-old domestic shorthair cat that had been previously diagnosed with diabetes mellitus was presented for episodes of coughing and respiratory distress. Diagnostic testing revealed congestive heart failure secondary to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and concurrent asthma. All clinical signs and...

Author(s)
Nafe, L. A.; Leach, S. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2015, 17, 12, pp 1073-1076

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