Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

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Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Rodríguez Velarde, Javier Esteban
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 978-84-17225-75-9
Pages: 48
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

The goal of this guide is to provide veterinary cardiologists as well as internal medicine and emergency and critical care specialists with current information on the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of congestive heart failure in dogs, together with important resources for diagnosis and recommendations for treating dogs with this condition. This book includes many images to aid the reader’s understanding.


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Javier Esteban Rodríguez Velarde

Javier Esteban Rodríguez Velarde earned his degree in veterinary medicine from the Universidad Agraria of Ecuador in 2006. He trained in the Cardiology Service at the California Animal Hospital (United States) and in other cardiology and ultrasound services in both human and veterinary medicine. He was a veterinary clinician at Lucky veterinary hospital, Quito (Ecuador), from 2006 to 2010, where he founded the cardiology and ultrasound service and served as medical director from 2010 until 2015. Since 2011, he has been a professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Universidad San Francisco (USFQ) of Quito and a cardiologist and ultrasonographer at the USFQ Veterinary Specialty Hospital. He is currently medical director of the Cardiomedicc veterinary cardiology and ultrasound centre. He has lectured on cardiology, ultrasonography, and intensive care in more than 40 courses and international conferences in Ecuador and elsewhere.

1. Definition
2. Pathophysiology
	Mechanisms
	Compensatory mechanisms
		Neurohumoral activation
		Cardiac remodelling and congestion
3. Clinical approach
	Evaluation of clinical signs
		Respiratory clinical signs
		Clinical signs of low cardiac output
		General or systemic clinical signs
	Left-sided CHF
	Right-sided CHF
	Functional classification
4. Diagnosis
	Echocardiography
		Structural assessment of the left ventricle
		Assessing left ventricle systolic function
		Structural assessment of the left atrium
		Estimation of left ventricular diastolic filling pressure
		Ultrasound findings in left-sided CHF
		Structural assessment of the right ventricle and atrium
		Ultrasound findings in right-sided CHF
		Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade
	Biomarkers
	Radiography
	Electrocardiography
		Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias
		Ventricular arrhythmias 
5. Treatment principles
	Emergency treatment
		Oxygen therapy
		Ventilatory support
		Drainage of effusions
		Anxiety control
		Furosemide 
		Dobutamine
		Sodium nitroprusside
	Long-term treatment
		Diuretics
		Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
		Pimobendan 
		Digoxin
		Sildenafil
		Antiarrhythmics
		Beta blockers
	Dietary considerations
	Long-term drug treatment 
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Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Rodríguez Velarde, Javier Esteban
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 978-84-17225-75-9
Pages: 48
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Rodríguez Velarde, Javier Esteban
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 978-84-17225-75-9
Pages: 48
Binding: Hard cover
Format: 17 x 24

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