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The cardiac nodes are the source of the electrical impulse that is transmitted to the heart, the aim of this work is study the histological and morphometric characteristics of the different components of the sinus and atrioventricular nodes in horses and dogs that help to know the physiopathology...

Author(s)
Gómez-Torres, F. A.; Ballesteros-Acuña, L. E.; Ruíz-Sauri, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2019, 126, pp 22-28
Abstract

Third-degree atrioventricular block (AVB) and primary inflammatory myocarditis are uncommon findings in horses. The horse of this report presented for collapse at rest and was found to have multiple cardiac arrhythmias, most notably 3rd-degree AVB. The horse was subsequently diagnosed with...

Author(s)
Luethy, D.; Slack, J.; Kraus, M. S.; Gelzer, A. R.; Habecker, P.; Johnson, A. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 3, pp 884-889
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of xylazine and acepromazine on the Doppler and M-mode echocardiography measurements in horses. Ten healthy crossbred horses were included in this study. Baseline echocardiography was performed in all horses. Xylazine (0.5 mg/kg IV) or acepromazine...

Author(s)
Dezfouli, M. R. M.; Tavanaeimanesh, H.; Houshangi, A. F.; Corley, K.; Masoudifard, M.; Chaleshtori, S. S.; Dalir-Naghadeh, B.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2020, 36, 1, pp 37-42
AbstractFull Text

Second-degree Mobitz II atrioventricular (AV) block, unlike the Mobitz I block, is characterized by presenting a normal PR interval before a non-conducted P wave and after this. Some blocks occur for physiological, metabolic, and structural causes, and due to the administration of α2-adrenergic...

Author(s)
Parra, L. A. M.; Flórez, M. A.; Lenis, S.; Arango, L.; Marín, J.; Ruiz, S.; Rojas, D.; Calle, V.
Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2017, No.33, pp 103-111
Abstract

Objective: The aim of the study was to extend the range of the electrocardiographic examination in horses, evaluating the practicability of special electrocardiographic techniques (exercise- and Holter-ECG) and comparing these with more common techniques (resting-ECG) in equine medicine. Material...

Author(s)
Uhlendorf, F.; Gehlen, H.; Stadler, P.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2013, 41, 5, pp 305-314
Abstract

Cardiac arrhythmias may cause decreased performance and sudden death during exercise. Our objectives were: (1) to determine prevalence of unrecognised arrhythmias in a population of competition draft horses by performing short duration screening electrocardiograms (ECGs) at rest; and (2) to assess...

Author(s)
Gallant, L. R.; Jacob, S. I.; Tadros, E. M.; Woodrow, J. S.; Hines, M. T.; Ewart, S. L.; Schott, H. C., II
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Comparative Exercise Physiology, 2019, 15, 4, pp 291-298
Abstract

The neurokinin-1 (NK-1) receptor antagonist, maropitant citrate, mitigates nausea and vomiting in dogs and cats. Nausea is poorly understood in horses, and clinical use of NK-1 receptor antagonists has not been reported. This study aimed to determine the pharmacokinetics and safety of maropitant...

Author(s)
Berryhill, E. H.; Knych, H.; Chigerwe, M.; Edman, J.; Magdesian, K. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2020, 43, 3, pp 282-287
Abstract

Background Due to compactness and cheapness, smartphone ECG (sECG) could be very useful to equine practitioners. However, previous studies have evaluated the accuracy of sECG in hospitalised horses only. Different conditions in the field could influence the accuracy of the device. The aim of this...

Author(s)
Alberti, E.; Stucchi, L.; Pesce, V.; Giovanni, S.; Elisabetta, F.; Francesco, F.; Zucca, E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Open, 2020, 7, e000441,
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for ECG interpretation in pre-purchase examinations.

This chapter describes the importance of electrocardiography to detect normal physiological and pathological arrhythmias in horses prior to being purchased.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Author(s)
Fousse, S. L.; Stern, J. A.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2020, 36, 2, pp 235-241

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