Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure
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Vet Update. Congestive cardiac failure

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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.

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 References 
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Javier Esteban Rodríguez Velarde
  • Año de edición 2019
  • Nº Páginas 48
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 17 X 24

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