Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card) book cover

Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, MANUAL OF CANINE AND FELINE CARDIOLOGY, 4th Edition takes a user-friendly approach to the challenges and conditions you encounter in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. This invaluable, practical reference covers the full breadth of canine and feline cardiology diagnosis and management in a straightforward and clinically focused format.

Book, 464 Pages

Published: December 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3500-6


  • Section 1: Diagnosis of Heart Disease

    1. The History and Physical Examination

    2. Radiology of the Heart

    3. Electrocardiography

    4. Echocardiography and Doppler Ultrasound

    5. Special Diagnostic Techniques for Evaluation of Cardiac Disease

    Section 2: Cardiovascular Diseases

    6. Acquired Valvular Disease

    7. Canine Cardiomyopathy

    8. Feline Cardiomyopathy

    9. Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Thromboembolism-NEW!

    10. Canine and Feline Heartworm Disease

    11. Cardiac Tumors and Pericardial Disease

    12. Congenital Heart Disease

    13. Cardiovascular Disorders in Systemic Diseases

    14. Systemic Hypertension

    Section 3: Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

    15. Pathophysiology and Therapy of Heart Failure

    16. Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances

    17. Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation

    18. Emergency Management and Critical Care

    19. Anesthesia of the Cardiac Patient

    20. Cardiac Surgery-NEW!

    21. Pacemaker Therapy-NEW!


    1. Canine Breed Predilections for Heart Disease

    2. Common Cardiovascular Drugs

    3. Echocardiographic Normals by Body Weight and Breed

    4. CHIEF Classification System of Canine Congestive Heart Failure-NEW!



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