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- G. Stanzani; R. Cowlam; K. English; D.J. Connolly
- Journal of veterinary cardiology 2015 v.17 pp. S233
- cardiomyopathy; cats; clinical examination; death; echocardiography; erythrocytes; heart; heart failure; hematocrit; hematology; hospitals; human diseases; mortality; prognosis; veterinarians
- ... Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is a measurement of variability in circulating erythrocytes size, and has recently been shown to correlate with prognosis in a variety of human diseases, including acute and chronic heart failure.To determine if RDW differs between healthy controls, cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) without congestive heart failure (CHF) and cats with HCM and CHF, ...