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Assessing equine cardiac electrical activities is essential during a clinical examination of the cardiovascular system. The aim of the present study was to evaluate this activity by two methods to find the more reliable technique in this regard. Hence, standard electrocardiography (for 30 minutes)...

Author(s)
Sebdani, M. M.; Rezakhani, A.; Pourjafar, M.; Chalmeh, A.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2019, 89, 3, pp 267-277
Abstract

Cardiac biomarkers are important tools for monitoring disease progress and can monitor progression of therapy. Endothelin-1 (ET-1) has been studied for its use as a cardiac biomarker in human and small animal medicine while in horses with cardiac disease it has not been evaluated yet. The objective ...

Author(s)
Gehlen, H.; Shety, T.; El-Zahar, H.; Hofheinz, I.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2019, 81, 2, pp 263-268
Abstract

A good diagnostic accuracy of smartphone-based electrocardiography (ECG) in the evaluation of heart rate, heart rhythm, and ECG measurements has been reported in humans, dogs, and cats. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of smartphone-based electrocardiography in horses. Fifty...

Author(s)
Vezzosi, T.; Sgorbini, M.; Bonelli, F.; Buralli, C.; Pillotti, M.; Meucci, V.; Tognetti, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2018, 67, pp 61-65
Abstract

Objective: To compare the efficacy of a medetomidine constant rate infusion (CRI) with a detomidine CRI for standing sedation in horses undergoing high dose rate brachytherapy. Study design: Randomized, controlled, crossover, blinded clinical trial. Animals: A total of 50 horses with owner consent, ...

Author(s)
Hollis, A. R.; Pascal, M.; Dijk, J. van; Jolliffe, C.; Kaartinen, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2020, 47, 1, pp 76-81
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basics of electrocardiography.

This chapter describes the normal physiological heart parameters in horses subjected to electrocardiography.

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

Background: Atrial tachycardia including focal atrial tachycardia and macroreentrant atrial tachycardia (atrial flutter), are occasionally found in horses. Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of these arrhythmias has been inadequately described. Objectives: To describe the findings on surface ...

Author(s)
Steenkiste, G. van; Clercq, D. de; Vera, L.; Decloedt, A.; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 5, pp 634-640
Abstract

Exercise testing can be useful to evaluate poor performance, as a preventative medicine tool, and in the assessment of training progression. A comprehensive exercise testing protocol that simultaneously evaluates common causes of poor performance has not been described in reining horses. The...

Author(s)
Solis, C. N. de; Sampson, S. N.; McKay, T.; Whitfield-Cargile, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 5, pp 262-267
Abstract

Background: Cardiac arrhythmias are relatively common in horses, but ventricular tachycardia is infrequent, therefore limited information is available about its therapy in the Hungarian literature. Objectives: To present three cases of ventricular tachycardia treated successfully with orally...

Author(s)
Kovács, Sz.; Dixon, J.; Bakos, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2019, 141, 2, pp 67-77
CABI Book Info
Cover for ECG interpretation in equine practice.

This book contains 8 chapters that cover the definitions, equipment, procedure, interpretation of results, treatment, risk and safety and examples of arrhythmia diagnosis using electrocardiography in horses.

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

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