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The aim of this paper was to report an outbreak of avocado poisoning in rabbits in Salta, Argentina. Fourteen rabbits died of congestive heart failure within 30 h of ingesting fresh avocado leaves from pruned trees. They showed clinical signs of respiratory and cardiac distress. Full necropsies of...

Author(s)
Aguirre, L. S.; Sandoval, G. V.; Medina, D. M.; Martinez, O. G.; Micheloud, J. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2019, 164, pp 16-19
Abstract

A 4-year-old intact male mini lop rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) was presented with a 2-week history of severe progressive lethargy. A right parasternal continuous heart murmur and an irregular rhythm were detected on physical examination. Echocardiography identified vegetative aortic and tricuspid ...

Author(s)
Martel-Arquette, A.; Tjostheim, S. S.; Miller, J.; Carlson, J.; Mans, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2019, 21, pp 49-56
Abstract

With the continual advancement in veterinary medicine, rabbits have the care they need to live longer. While rabbits of all ages have similar needs, geriatric rabbits can have a longer, better quality of life with proper identification and management of age-related diseases. Important...

Author(s)
Dehn, S.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2018, 9, 6, pp 309-315
Abstract

This case report describes congestive heart failure with pleural effusion in two middle-aged, pet house rabbits. Both had a history of acute onset dyspnoea, weakness and weight loss. Bi-atrial enlargement was seen on echocardiography in both rabbits. One rabbit had atrial fibrillation and...

Author(s)
Lord, B.; Devine, C.; Smith, S.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2011, 52, 1, pp 46-50
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Cardiotoxicity induced by doroxubicin generates systolic disfunction and myocardial remodeling with presence of myofibroblasts. These cells are thought to be attracted to the injured heart to avoid the development of congestive heart failure. The objective of this study was to evaluate the systolic ...

Author(s)
Gava, F. N.; Silva, S. N. S. da; Rosa, F. A.; Ortiz, E. M. G.; Rodrigues, B. C.; Bandarra, M. de B.; Vasconcelos, R. de O.; Camacho, A. A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2016, 46, 9, pp 1642-1648
Abstract

Bisoprolol was used to treat the rabbit models with congestive heart failure (CHF). Ventricular fibrillation threshold (VFT), transmural dispersion of repolarization (TDR) and the action potential duration at 90% repolarization (APD) in the epicardium, mid-myocardium and endocardium of the rabbits...

Author(s)
Zhong JiangHua; Chen XiaoPan; Yao Zhen (et al)
Publisher
Editorial Department of Practical Pharmacy and Clinical Remedies, Shenyang, China
Citation
Practical Pharmacy and Clinical Remedies, 2008, 11, 6, pp 336-338
Abstract

Exotic animals, including small herbivores, are increasing in popularity as companion animals. Commonly owned exotic herbivores include guinea pigs, chinchillas, and rabbits. These animals fall into the category of prey species with an inherent instinct to hide their illness until severely affected ...

Author(s)
Schnellbacher, R.; Olson, E. E.; Mayer, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2012, 21, 4, pp 316-327
Abstract

Herbs have been used for several cardio vascular diseases, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, angina pectoris, atherosclerosis, arrhythmia, cerebral and venous insufficiency. Atherosclerosis is the primary cause of heart disease and stroke. Hence blood lipid levels are probably the...

Author(s)
Yasmin Khan; Khan, R. A.; Syeda Afroz; Afshan Siddiq
Publisher
Educational Forum, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 2010, 6, 1, pp 39-43
Abstract

Anecdotal reports from veterinary surgeons suggest that cardiovascular disease is increasingly being diagnosed in rabbits. With the rise in popularity of this species as a pet, and often a house pet, owners are noticing subtle signs of disease and are presenting their animals for investigation at...

Author(s)
Reusch, B.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2005, 27, 8, pp 418-425
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Author(s)
Orcutt, C. J.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small animal and exotics. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Volume 19, Orlando, Florida, USA, 8-12 January, 2005, 2005, pp 1364-1365

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