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Here, the therapeutical procedure performed in dogs suffering from ascites associated with mitral valve endocardiosis, was presented and discussed. Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD), is the most frequently occurring cardiovascular disease in dogs, comprising approximately 2/3 of the cardiac...

Author(s)
Kraszewska, K.; Garncarz, M.; Niziołek, R.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2018, 93, 4, pp 256-257
Abstract

Diagnosing myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) can be relatively straightforward. However, persuading owners to investigate and treat MMVD, and then maintain adherence to a therapeutic regimen can be significantly more challenging. While heart murmurs are most likely to be detected during the...

Author(s)
Belshaw, Z.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2018, 40, 2 Suppl., pp 16-19
Abstract

Now that treatment has been shown to slow the onset of clinical signs of myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD), recommendations are focusing on diagnosing the condition before clinical signs manifest so that dogs can be maintained free of signs for longer. This article summarises the published...

Author(s)
Boswood, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2018, 40, 2 Suppl., pp 12-15
Abstract

Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in dogs is a slowly progressive disease. Until recently, focus was aimed at the symptomatic phase of the disease, when congestive heart failure (CHF) develops. However, since the publication of the EPIC trial, which showed that treatment with pimobendan delays ...

Author(s)
Summerfield, N.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2018, 40, 2 Suppl., pp 7-11
Abstract

Myxomatous mitral valve disease is common in small breed dogs. However, the natural history of the disease is variable, with some dogs experiencing rapid progression to congestive heart failure and cardiac-related death, while other dogs have disease that never progresses to produce clinical signs. ...

Author(s)
Hezzell, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2018, 40, 2 Suppl., pp 3-6
Abstract

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is, in the vast majority of cases, secondary to a pre-existing cardiopulmonary disease. Degenerative mitral valve disease is the major heart condition seen in small animal practice and the primary cause of PAH. Doppler echocardiography is used to detect and...

Author(s)
Testault, I.; Brande, M. van den
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2018, 35, 2, pp 23-28
Abstract

Myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) is the most common heart disease in the dog. It is believed to be heritable in Cavalier King Charles spaniels (CKCS) and Dachshunds. Myxomatous mitral valve disease is a familial disease in human beings as well and genetic mutations have been associated with...

Author(s)
Meurs, K. M.; Friedenberg, S. G.; Williams, B.; Keene, B. W.; Atkins, C. E.; Adin, D.; Aona, B.; Defrancesco, T.; Tou, S.; Mackay, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2018, 232, pp 16-19
Abstract

This article discusses the diagnostic imaging of left atrial rupture associated to mitral valve disease, along with the treatment and prognosis in a 13-year-old male short-haired Dachshund.

Author(s)
Serres, F.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2018, 49, 383 (Part 1), pp 65
AbstractFull Text

Degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) is the most commonly acquired cardiac disease in dogs. This study evaluated the relationship between genetic variations in the serotonin transporter (SERT) gene of Maltese dogs and DMVD. Genomic DNA was extracted from blood samples collected from 20...

Author(s)
Lee ChangMin; Han JaeIk; Kang MinHee; Kim SeungGon; Park HeeMyung
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 1, pp 129-135
AbstractFull Text

A fixed-dose combination tablet of benazepril and pimobendan (Fortekor Plus; Elanco Animal Health) was tested in dogs with congestive heart failure (CHF) caused by myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in a three-arm, masked, randomized, non-inferiority clinical trial in Japan. The test group...

Author(s)
King, J. N.; Hirakawa, A.; Sonobe, J.; Otaki, H.; Sakakibara, N.; Seewald, W.; Forster, S.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 1, pp 117-128

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