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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, ...
- M. Wiberg; J.E. Niskanen; M. Hytönen; K. Dillard; K. Hagner; M. Anttila; H. Lohi
- Journal of veterinary cardiology 2020 v.27 pp. 10-22
- arrhythmia; clinical examination; death; dogs; echocardiography; electrocardiography; inheritance (genetics); laboratory experimentation; monitoring; necropsy; pedigree; signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
- ... To describe unexpected sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young Leonbergers (<3 years) and to review the circumstances before death and necropsy findings; to prospectively evaluate the presence of possible arrhythmias in young Leonbergers; and to examine pedigrees for determining potential modes of inheritance.Postmortem evaluations included 21 Leonbergers. Clinical evaluation consisted of 46 apparentl ...