Small Animal Practice Club Archive

Inflammatory joint disease in Dogs and Cats

Presenter: Karen Perry BVM&S CertSAS DiplECVS MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Joint disorders can be either inflammatory or non-inflammatory. Inflammatory arthritides can be infectious or immune-mediated and are further subdivided into erosive and non-erosive based primarily on radiographic findings. This webinar will start by exploring the most commonly encountered form of inflammatory arthritis in dogs; immune-mediated polyarthritis. The classification of the…

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Published on: 19.03.2019
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Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM): Clinical Approach and New Perspectives

Presenter: Nuala Summerfield, Founder and Director
BSc, BVM&S, MRCVS, DipACVIM (Cardiology), DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology)
RCVS, European and American Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a form of canine acquired heart disease that typically affects large and giant breeds of dog. DCM develops gradually, often over a period of years, before symptoms of congestive heart failure develop. This early, symptom-free stage of the disease, known as the preclinical phase, has recently…

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Published on: 20.02.2019
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An Update on Mitral Valve Disease

Presenter: Simon Swift, MA, VetMB, CertSAC, DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology), MRCVS
UK and European recognized specialist in cardiology

Category: Small Animal Practice Club

Degenerative mitral valve remains the commonest heart disease seen in dogs. Recently, several studies have improved our knowledge to guide our treatment decisions. When asymptomatic dogs develop cardiomegaly secondary to their mitral regurgitation, pimobendan has been shown to delay the onset of congestive heart failure by 15 months. The evidence…

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Published on: 24.01.2019
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