Small Animal Cardiology Secrets

By

  • Jonathan Abbott, DVM, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

This textbook in the question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series® offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of cardiologic disorders affecting small animals. Under the section headings of Cardiovascular Function and Dysfunction, Examination of the Cardiovascular System, Cardiovascular Diseases and Their Management, and Cardiovascular Pharmacology, the authors offer 59 chapters with questions focusing on the key "need to know" areas, also providing the authors keys to diagnosis and management, tips, pearls of practice, and other "secrets." The contributing authors are among the most highly regarded authorities in veterinary cardiology.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2000
  • Imprint: HANLEY AND BELFUS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-352-8


Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Function and Dysfuntion
Cardiac Physiology
Electrophysiology
Assessment Of Systolic Function
Assessment Of Diastolic Function
Heart Failure
Syncope/Sudden Cardiac Death
Pulmonary Edema
Ascites
Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias
Bradyarrhythmias
Extra-Cardiac Disease And The Heart
Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Inotropes
Vasodilators
ACE Inhibitors
Calcium Channel Antagonists
Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists
Digitalis
Antirrhythmic Agents
Anticoagulants And Anti Platelet Drugs
Neutraceuticals
Examination Of The Cardiovascular System
Physical Findings
Electrocardiography
Ambulatory Electrocardiography
Thoracic Radiography
Echocardiography
Cardiac Catheterization
Measurement Of Systemic Blood Pressure
Monitoring Of Patients In Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Diseases And Their Management
Congestive Heart Failure Urgent Care
Congestive Heart Failure Chronic Management
Systemic Hypertension
Acquired Valvular Disease Mitral Valve Endocardiosis
Acquired Valvular Disease Infective Endocarditis
Myocardial Disease Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Myocardial Disease Canine Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Myocardial Disease Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Myocardial Disease Feline Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Myocardial Disease Feline Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Myocardial Disease Feline Endomyocarditis
Myocardial Disease Feline Secondary Myocardial Disease
Myocardial Disease Myocarditis
Myocardial Disease Traumatic Myocarditis
Pericardial Disease
Cor Pulmonale
Heartworm Disease
Congenital Heart Disease Patient Ductus Arteriosus
Congenital Heart Disease Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Congenital Heart Disease Pulmonary Stenosis
Congenital Heart Disease Ventricular Septal Defect
Congenital Heart Disease Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia
Congenital Heart Disease Mitral Valve Dysplasia
Congenital Heart Disease Cyanotic Heart Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Systemic Thromboembolism
Cardiac Pacing