Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

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Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Ynaraja Ramírez, Enrique
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-70-4
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 17 x 24

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A practical and simple manual on the methods and techniques to measure blood pressure in cats and dogs, how to interpret the results obtained, and the recommended treatments. It includes a brief review of the current official recommendations of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), with clear rules and guidelines.


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Enrique Ynaraja Ramírez

Dr Ynaraja holds a degree and PhD in Veterinary Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid. He is an AVEPA (Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Association) certified specialist in small animal cardiology. He has spent time as a professor at two faculties of Veterinary Medicine – at the Complutense University of Madrid and at the CEU Cardinal Herrera University in Valencia.

Dr Ynaraja is a founding member of CardioVet, a company that provides remote diagnostic services in veterinary cardiology to over 1,000 clinics in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, and currently works as a vet for Servicios Veterinarios Albeytar in La Vall d’Uixó, Castellón, Spain.

He has published 140 articles in international journals from 18 countries, participated in over 500 courses and conferences held in 22 different countries and published 8 books and several online courses. Dr Ynaraja also actively collaborates with leading companies from the Spanish small animal veterinary sector to develop training courses and programmes, to disseminate information and to introduce and launch both pharmacological and nutritional products.

1. Blood pressure 
	Introduction 
	Blood pressure measurement methods 
	Normal values 
	Factors influencing blood pressure 
	Blood pressure regulation mechanisms 
		Immediate regulation: rapid control mechanisms 
		Delayed regulation: mid‑term control mechanisms 
		Delayed regulation: long-term control mechanisms 
2. Blood pressure measurement 
	Introduction 
	Blood pressure dynamics 
	Anatomical locations for measuring blood pressure 
		Measurements at the base of the tail 
		Measurements on a forelimb 
		Measurements on a hindlimb 
	Blood pressure measurement protocol for clinical practice 
3. Blood pressure measurement techniques 
	Introduction 
	What other methods are available? 
		Doppler systems 
		Oscillometric systems 
		High-definition oscillometry (HDO) 
		Plethysmography and photoplethysmography 
	Which parameters are measured? 
4. Arterial hypertension 
	Introduction 
	Values obtained 
	Diseases that cause hypertension in cats and dogs 
		Hypertension and kidney disease 
		Hypertension and obesity 
		Hypertension and endocrine disorders 
	Target organ damage 
		The central nervous system 
		The heart 
		The eyeballs 
		The kidneys 
		The blood vessels 
5. Drug treatment of hypertension 
	Introduction 
	Courses of action to reduce blood pressure 
		Modification of cardiac output 
		Control over circulating volume 
		Vasodilation 
	Antihypertensive drugs 
		Adrenergic receptor blockers 
		Calcium channel blockers 
		Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) 
		Angiotensin II receptor antagonists (AIIRAs) 
		Endothelin receptor antagonists 
		Renin inhibitors 
		Direct vasodilators 
		Centrally acting antihypertensives 
		Catecholamine-depleting drugs 
		Aldosterone antagonists 
6. Hypotension 
	Introduction 
	Causes of hypotension in cats and dogs 
	Diseases and procedures that cause hypotension 
		Heart failure 
		Diabetic coma or ketoacidosis 
		Hypoadrenocorticism 
		Hypothyroidism 
		Direct alterations in blood vessels 
7. Drug treatment of hypotension 
	Introduction 
	Courses of action to increase blood pressure
	Drugs for treating hypotension 
		Sympathomimetic drugs 
		Phosphodiesterase inhibitors 
		Other cardiac stimulants 
		Fluid therapy solutions 
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Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Ynaraja Ramírez, Enrique
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-70-4
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 17 x 24

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Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

Blood pressure in cats and dogs. A clinical manual

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Ynaraja Ramírez, Enrique
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-70-4
Pages: 128
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 17 x 24

Incluye e-book

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