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Background Aortic regurgitation (AR) may lead to left ventricular (LV) dilatation, cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure. Close follow-up of horses with AR is therefore paramount to detect onset of cardiac decompensation. The aim of this study was to examine whether two-dimensional speckle tracking ...

Author(s)
Decloedt, A.; Ven, S.; Clercq, D. de; Rademakers, F.; Loon, G. van
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 93, pp (20 March 2020)
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BACKGROUND: Cardiac murmur and subsequently cardiac failure is one of the poor-performance causes in athletic horses. Attention to murmur character is vital during heart examination. Polo is a sport which demands very high stress on horses, which may result in more stress on cardiovascular system....

Author(s)
Dezfouli, M. R. M.; Mozaffari, M.; Tavanaeimanesh, H.; Vajhi, A. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 13, 2, pp 115-121
Abstract

A 20-year-old Warmblood mare was evaluated for acute-onset tachycardia and a one-week history of lethargy and ventral oedema. Haematology revealed leucocytosis with neutrophilia. Ultrasonographic examination revealed pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade consistent with right-sided congestive ...

Author(s)
Hargreaves, L.; Gosling, L.; Dixon, J. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 3, pp e000631
Abstract

A six-month-old foal was initially presented with recurrent, progressive respiratory symptoms over a period of three months. During fixation for medical treatment of a suspected bacterial infection of the respiratory tract, the horse developed acute circulatory failure and was referred to an equine ...

Author(s)
Bertram, C. A.; Dietert, K.; Gronenberg, M.; Kühnel, S.; Erickson, N. A.; Gruber, A. D.; Klopfleisch, R.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2018, 34, 4, pp 363-367
Abstract

Heart disease can be defined as any abnormality of the heart whether it is a cardiac dysrhythmia or structural heart disease, either congenital or acquired. Heart failure occurs when a cardiac abnormality results in the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Heart...

Author(s)
Sleeper, M. M.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2017, 33, 1, pp 163-179
Abstract

This report describes a rare case of an aorto-cardiac fistula in a six-year-old French Warmblood mare presented with atrial fibrillation, decreased performance, ventral oedema, bounding arterial pulsation and pathological jugular venous pulse. A 2.7-cm-diameter fistula connected the right aortic...

Author(s)
Vernemmen, I.; Clercq, D. de; Decloedt, A.; Schauvliege, S.; Taeymans, Y.; Wolf, D. de; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2019, 24, pp 78-84
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Pimobendan is an inodilator used in dogs for the management of heart failure due to myxomatous valve disease or dilated cardiomyopathy. The lack of data regarding the effects of pimobendan in horses prevents the rational use of this drug. Objective: To determine the...

Author(s)
Afonso, T.; Giguère, S.; Rapoport, G.; Barton, M. H.; Coleman, A. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2016, 48, 3, pp 352-356
Abstract

Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome caused by structural or functional abnormality of the heart, which determines cardiac output inadequate to meet the metabolic needs of the tissues. When there is a cardiac dysfunction by causing extra work and adverse direct effects on the myocardium...

Author(s)
Reynoso-Palomar, A. R.; Nájera-Castañón, D.; Villa-Mancera, A.; Vega-Veja, R.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2015, 16, 9, pp 091504
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the effects of vasopressin on the cardiovascular system of horses under isoflurane anaesthesia. For this purpose ten horses of various breeds were taken which had to be euthanized under general anaesthesia. Decision for euthanasia was made either during surgery...

Author(s)
Wollanke, B.; Reimold, R.; Gerhards, H.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2015, 31, 4, pp 341-345
Abstract

Background: Mitral regurgitation in horses is a relatively common clinical finding. It has a physiological form when it does not cause haemodynamic changes and does not affect exercise tolerance. In these cases, the regurgitation is usually milk, and the mitral valve leaflets are normal in...

Author(s)
Bakos, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2019, 141, 3, pp 131-143

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