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- Lee, J.; Mizuno, M.; Mizuno, T.; Harada, K.; Uechi, M.
- Journal of veterinary internal medicine 2015 v.29 no.5 pp. 1313-1321
- biopsy, etc ; dogs; fibrosis; heart failure; histopathology; observational studies; patients; Show all 7 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Evaluation of myocardial function is clinically challenging in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD). Although myocardial dysfunction is caused by pathologic degeneration, histopathologic progression is poorly understood. OBJECTIVES: To characterize myocardial and pulmonary pathologic changes according to severity in dogs with naturally occurring DMVD, and to investigate w ...
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