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Cardiac disease is common in pet ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), arrhythmias, and acquired valvular disease (AVD) are the most common heart diseases. Neoplasia of the heart is rarely reported, with lymphosarcoma being most common. Clinical presentation of cardiac...

Author(s)
Wagner, R. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 401-419
Abstract

This chapter discusses some miscellaneous arrhythmias and cardiac conditions in canine and feline patients. The conditions dealt with in the chapter include arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, junctional escape beats, bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome (sick sinus syndrome), electrical...

Author(s)
McMichael, M.; Fries, R.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Life-threatening cardiac emergencies for the small animal practitioner, 2016, pp 42-76
Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the second most common acquired heart disease in dogs, but is now rare in cats following recognition of its association with dietary taurine deficiency. In dogs, idiopathic DCM is a diagnosis of exclusion, and other cardiac and systemic causes of heart chamber...

Author(s)
Dukes-Mcewan, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2011, 41, 26, pp 16...20
Abstract

In the 1980s, when maintenance charges for cats and dogs rose to prohibitive levels, cardiovascular investigators searched for a more economical alternative that exhibited cardiac and vascular characteristics in common with man. The ferret became recognized as a viable alternative to the classical...

Author(s)
Morgan, J. P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 653-663
Abstract

Cardiac evaluation including history, clinical examination, electrocardiography (ECG), thoracic radiography, and most importantly echocardiography. ECG is primary used to detect arrhythmias and measure heart rate, however this method is less sensitive for assessing the size of the heart. Thoracic...

Author(s)
Mato, M.
Publisher
Hrvatska Veterinarska Komora, Veterinarski Fakultet in Zagrebu, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Peti Hrvatski Veterinarski Kongres s Međunarodnim Sudjelovanjem (5th Croatian Veterinary Congress). Tuheljske Toplice, Croatia, 10-13 October 2012, 2012, pp 359-370
Abstract

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a disease characterised by infiltration of the myocardium by adipose and fibrous tissue. The disease is an important cause of sudden death in humans, but has rarely been described in animals. This report describes ARVC in two cats with...

Author(s)
Harvey, A. M.; Battersby, I. A.; Faena, M.; Fews, D.; Darke, P. G. G.; Ferasin, L.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2005, 46, 3, pp 151-156
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O'Grady, M.; O'Sullivan, M. L.
Publisher
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, Milton, Canada
Citation
Learning and playing in a winter wonderland. Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Conference Proceedings, Ottawa, Canada, 5-7 February, 2004, 2004, pp 75-81
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to determine which aspects of the acute presentation of arterial thromboembolism (ATE) provide useful prognostic information, to develop accurate survival curves for cats with acute limb ATE that survive the initial episode, and to compare the use of low-dose...

Author(s)
Smith, S. A.; Tobias, A. H.; Jacob, K. A.; Fine, D. M.; Grumbles, P. L.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2003, 17, 1, pp 73-83

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