This is a comprehensive, authoritative yet user friendly guide to cardiovascular diseases and disorders in the dog and cat. It is fully referenced and richly illustrated throughout by clinical colour photos, imaging and diagrams of the highest quality. Coverage of this title includes evaluation techniques, investigative procedures, diagnosis, medical and surgical management options and methods. Dr. Ware's book will be an educational resource and a professional reference of lasting value.
Table of Contents
Contents Section 1: Introduction and Normal Reference Information 1 The normal cardiovascular system 2 The cardiovascular examination 3 Overview of cardiac Radiography 4 Overview of electrocardiology 5 Overview of echocardiography. Section 2: Cardiovascular Problems 6 Murmurs and abnormal heart sounds 7 Cardiomegaly 8 Cough 9 Respiratory difficulty 10 Jugular vein distension or pulsations 11 Abdominal distension 12 Subcutaneous Edema 13 Abnormal heart rate or rhythm 14 Syncope and intermittent collapse 15 Thromboembolic events. Section 3: Cardiovascular Diseases 16 Approach to CHF management 17 Approach to arrhythmia management 18 Congenital cardiovascular diseases 19 Acquired valve diseases 20 Myocardial diseases of the dog 21 Myocardial diseases of the cat 22 Pericardial diseases and cardiac tumours 23 Pulmonary distension 24 Heartworm disease 25 Systemic hypertension Index
Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA