VetandTech

Clinical Tips for the Management of Heart Failure

VetandTech
Clinical Tips for the Management of Heart Failure
Date:
Dec 11, 2024
Time:
8:00 PM (US Eastern Time)
Category:
Other,
CE Credits:
1
RACE Approved:
Approved
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Description:
Heart failure is frequently seen in small animal practice, posing a perpetual challenge for veterinarians. Mitral valve disease in dogs and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats are the primary causes.
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Webinar Description:
Heart failure is frequently seen in small animal practice, posing a perpetual challenge for veterinarians. Mitral valve disease in dogs and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats are the primary causes. Recognizing congestive heart failure signs and selecting appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment are crucial for successful management. This session will offer clinical insights into heart failure management in small animals, covering the spectrum from physical examination to treatment strategies.

Webinar Agenda:

  • Use of respiratory sinus arrhythmia in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in dogs
  • Use respiratory rate and cough as indicators of congestive heart failure
  • Use of echocardiography in the diagnosis heart failure in cats
  • Use of NT-proBNP in the diagnosis of heart failure
  • Use of radiographs in the diagnosis of pulmonary edema
  • Use of medications for the treatment of congestive heart failure