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Two cats presented with the chief complaints of abdominal distention, anorexia, and respiratory distress. Echocardiography showed left ventricular dilatation and a marked reduction in left ventricular fraction shortening (FS), leading to a diagnosis of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Although both ...

Author(s)
Yoshida, T.; Ichikawa, N.; Koike, M.; Hirokawa, T.; Sasaoka, K.; Machida, N.; Taguchi, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2016, 25, 4, pp 148-152
Abstract

Objective - To determine whether the presence of spontaneous echocardiographic contrast (SEC) in cats with cardiomyopathy is associated with increased mortality. To establish whether specific types of cardiomyopathy are more often associated with SEC in an attempt to provide a risk-stratification...

Author(s)
Peck, C. M.; Nielsen, L. K.; Quinn, R. L.; Laste, N. J.; Price, L. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2016, 26, 5, pp 704-712
Abstract

This article aims at the presentation of an important heart disease in cats. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), is a primary myocardial disease, characterized by the increased cardiac mass, associated with non-dilated, hypertrophied left ventricle, however with the absence of other cardiac or...

Author(s)
Sapierzyński, R.; Szaluś, O.; Wojtczak, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2017, 92, 1, pp 50-57
Abstract

A 6-year-old male domestic shorthair cat was referred to Gyeongsang National University Animal Medical Center for labored breathing. According to the patient's history, the client had fed him commercial dog foods. The patient's hematological, radiographic, and echocardiographic examinations were...

Author(s)
An SuJin; Jang HyoMi; Lee HeeChun; Jung DongIn
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2016, 33, 4, pp 205-209
Abstract

Left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction is highly prevalent in cats and is a functional hallmark of feline cardiomyopathy. The majority of cats with hypertrophic, restrictive, and dilated cardiomyopathy have echocardiographic evidence of abnormal LV filling, even during the occult (preclinical) ...

Author(s)
Schober, K. E.; Chetboul, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2015, 17, Suppl. 1, pp S102-S133
Abstract

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common cardiac disease in adult cats. It is a primary myocardial disease and for some breeds, a genetic mutation has been identified as cause. HCM is morphologically characterised by symmetric or asymmetric hypertrophy of a non-dilated left ventricle...

Author(s)
Fonfara, S.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2016, 61, 10, pp 560...575
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

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is characterized by a hypertrophic, non-dilated left ventricle. With a prevalence of approximately 0.2% in humans and 15% in cats, this is one of the most common heart diseases. The disorder is often inherited but may also be acquired during life. The clinical...

Author(s)
Lhomme, M.; Ducatelle, R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 2, pp 73-79
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Two cats were brought to Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with the history and clinical signs suggestive of congestive heart failure ie, coughing, exercise intolerance, dyspnea, abdominal distension etc. There was history of feeding the cat with home made diet in one case and in other...

Author(s)
Uppe, P. M.; Jeyaraja, K.; Sumathi, D.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2013, 6, 4, pp 226-227
Abstract

Two 2-year-old intact female rats (Rattus norvegicus) were presented with severe dyspnea and tachypnea. In rat 1, radiographic evaluation of the thorax revealed severe pleural effusion, and cardiomegaly was suspected, suggesting a severe congestive heart failure. Echocardiography and computed...

Author(s)
Dias, S.; Anselmi, C.; Casanova, M.; Planellas, M.; Martorell, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2017, 26, 3, pp 205-212

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