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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)
Abstract

The restraint of ferrets for physical examination and venipuncture often employs chemical means with parenteral drug injection or inhalant anesthetics. These methods often result in agitation, pain at the injection site, increased stress, and increased cost. A transmucosal (TM) detomidine gel has...

Author(s)
Phillips, B. E.; Harms, C. A.; Messenger, K. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 4, pp 446-454
Abstract

Cardiac disease is common in middle-aged and older domestic ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). The most important factor for indentifying cardiac disease in these animals is the understanding of normal physiology in that species. Often clinical signs of cardiac disease are aspecific and physical ...

Author(s)
Pelizzone, I.; Ianni, F. di
Publisher
Associazione Italiana Veterinari Piccoli Animali, Parma, Italy
Citation
Bollettino AIVPA, 2010, No.3, pp 25-28
Abstract

A 17-month-old albino, castrated male domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented for evaluation of a heart murmur. The murmur was first auscultated when the ferret was 12 weeks of age, coinciding with its first known evaluation by a veterinarian. At the time of diagnosis, the ferret was...

Author(s)
Williams, J. G.; Graham, J. E.; Laste, N. J.; Malakoff, R. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2011, 20, 3, pp 232-236
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
Abstract

A 5-month-old, intact male ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with apathy, tachypnea and exercise intolerance. On initial physical examination, tachypnea and cyanosis were the two primary clinical signs detected. The complete blood count also revealed a severe polycythemia, with...

Author(s)
Dias, S.; Planellas, M.; Canturri, A.; Martorell, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2017, 32, 2, pp 80-85
Abstract

Ninety-six ferrets were enrolled in a cardiovascular study. Thirty-one additional cases with dyspnoea were collected from the emergency unit but underwent no standard cardiological examination. The patients were classified into 4 subgroups based on the results of clinical examination and...

Author(s)
Boonyapakorn, C.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Cardiologic examinations in ferrets with and without heart disease, 2007, pp 128 pp.
AbstractFull Text

A female ferret was referred as an emergency for severe respiratory distress symptoms. At presentation, the patient was listlessness, dyspnoeic, and hyper-responsive. The clinical examination evidenced dyspnea with cyanosis, altered cardiac rhythm, and hepatomegaly. Electrocardiography showed an...

Author(s)
Menicagli, F.; Lanza, A.; Sbrocca, F.; Baldi, A.; Spugnini, E. P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya
Citation
Open Veterinary Journal, 2016, 6, 1, pp 68-70
Abstract

A four-year-old, castrated male ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was evaluated because of a one-year history of sporadic cough. On physical examination a grade 5 of 6 holosystolic murmur was audible over the right apex of the heart. Radiographic findings included the presence of air bronchograms in...

Author(s)
Girolamo, N. di; Critelli, M.; Zeyen, U.; Selleri, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2012, 53, 9, pp 549-553
Abstract

A 2-year-old, male castrated ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with progressive abdominal distention and loss of muscle mass despite normal appetite. Physical examination findings included pale mucous membranes, a prolonged capillary refill time, a pulse rate greater than 300 beats/min,...

Author(s)
Schaik-Gerritsen, K. M. van; Schoemaker, N. J.; Kik, M. J. L.; Beijerink, N. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2013, 22, 1, pp 70-75

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