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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

Heart disease in cats can lead to congestive heart failure if untreated. This retrospective study on feline heart disease was conducted at University Veterinary Hospital, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UVH-UPM) using data collected for the period of 2013 to 2015. In this study, the prevalence of cats...

Author(s)
Khor, K. H.; Zakaria, A.; Rasedee, A.
Publisher
Veterinary Association of Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Jurnal Veterinar Malaysia, 2018, 30, 2, pp 8-13
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

Cardiomyopathies are the most common form of heart disease in cats. Cats with severe or advanced disease are more likely to die as a result of heart failure, sudden death or arterial thromboembolism. There is a dearth of peer-reviewed evidence to support the benefit of any therapy at any stage of ...

Author(s)
Dennis, S.; Loureiro, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2013, 43, 39, pp 28-29
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

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a myocardial disease characterized by ventricular chamber dilation associated with systolic myocardial dysfunction in the absence of other cardiac lesions. DCM occasionally develops in conjunction with proliferation of fibroelastic fibers in the endocardium,...

Author(s)
Gudenschwager, E. K.; Abbott, J. A.; LeRoith, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2019, 31, 2, pp 289-293
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

This retrospective study was designed to assess the effect of pimobendan on the median survival time (MST) of cats with non-taurine responsive dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Thirty-two client-owned cats with a left ventricular internal dimension at end systole (LVIDs) >14 mm, a fractional shortening ...

Author(s)
Hambrook, L. E.; Bennett, P. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2012, 14, 4, pp 233-239
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

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