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The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of VHS (Vertebral Heart Scale) and other radiographic indexes in diagnosing heart diseases in cats. 107 cats with a complete echocardiographic examination that also underwent radiography including at least two screenings were selected....

Author(s)
Cordella, A.; Diana, A.; Toaldo, M. B.
Publisher
Medicina Viva, Parma, Italy
Citation
Rassegna di Medicina Felina, 2014, 18, 3, pp 16-22
Abstract

Objective: To study the prevalence and distribution of congenital heart defects in cats presented at two referral centers in Sweden between 1996 and 2013. Animals: 162 client-owned cats with congenital heart defects. Methods: Case records of cats diagnosed with congenital heart disease were...

Author(s)
Tidholm, A.; Ljungvall, I.; Michal, J.; Häggström, J.; Höglund, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2015, 17, Suppl. 1, pp S215-S219
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The survey included 514 cats brought to the Department of Small Animals within 5 years. The cats were examined cardiologically (clinical examination, echocardiography and electrocardiographic examination) and then divided into cats with cardiac changes and cats with problems other than heart ...

Author(s)
Parzeniecka-Jaworska, M.; Garncarz, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2017, 73, 10, pp 647-650
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

Aortic stenosis affects 0.028% of cats in a shelter population, with valvular aortic stenosis compromising almost half of these cases. Of congenital heart diseases reported in cats, aortic stenosis is the second most common one, affecting 17% of these cases. Existing literature on valvular aortic...

Author(s)
Watson, C. E.; Payne, J. R.; Borgeat, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2019, 25, pp 1-6
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Aim: The veterinarian should be able to assess congenital and inherited malformations such as heart defects because they may be object of legal disputes. In this study, the authors report some cases of congenital heart defects in pets (dogs and cats) to clarify whether or not they may be considered ...

Author(s)
Passantino, A.; Pugliese, M.; Quartarone, V.; Russo, N.; Bussadori, R.; Guercio, B.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2017, 10, 1, pp 130-135
Abstract

Introduction: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) caused by left-sided congestive heart failure (L-CHF) is common in dogs and contributes to clinical signs and outcome. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of Doppler echocardiography-derived PH in a population of cats with L-CHF. Animals:...

Author(s)
Vezzosi, T.; Schober, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2019, 23, pp 58-68
Abstract

This case report describes the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in a 6-month-old cat, causing left-sided congestive heart failure. This congenital heart defect, rarely reported in the cat, was diagnosed during investigation of a loud, continuous heart ...

Author(s)
Sarcinella, F.; Bode, E.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2019, 24, 3, pp 141-144
Abstract

Feline congenital heart disease is less commonly encountered in veterinary medicine than acquired feline heart diseases such as cardiomyopathy. Understanding the wide spectrum of congenital cardiovascular disease demands a familiarity with a variety of lesions, occurring both in isolation and in...

Author(s)
Scansen, B. A.; Schneider, M.; Bonagura, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2015, 17, Suppl. 1, pp S10-S52
AbstractFull Text

Congenital heart defects are defined as malformations of heart structures present at birth. The incidence of congenital heart defects is around 0.5 to 1% in dogs, and 2% in cats, though the actual incidence remains unknown. Also, breed predispositions for certain congenital heart defects are...

Author(s)
Torti, M.; Matijatko, V.; Brkljačić, M.; Mrljak, V.
Publisher
Hrvatski Veterinarski Institut, Centar za Peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2012, 43, 2, pp 147-157

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