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- Lopez, Melinda M.; Kuzma, Alan B.; Margiocco, Marco L.; Cheng, Teresa; Enberg, Trevor B.; Head, Laurie
- Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care 2015 v.25 no.6 pp. 783-788
- thoracic cavity, etc ; abdomen; cats; echocardiography; heart; heart failure; males; patients; pericardium; vena cava; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of cardiac malposition in a cat, and the successful management of the anomaly. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 2‐year‐old male neutered male British Shorthair cat weighing 7.58 kg was referred for bicavitary effusion. Ultrasonography and echocardiography demonstrated displacement of the heart into the abdomen through a diaphragmatic defect. Clinical signs of right‐sided congestiv ...