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- Roderick, Kursten V, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- cardiomyopathy; cat diseases; cats; echocardiography; erythrocytes; heart failure; hematocrit; humans; mortality; patients; prognosis; retrospective studies
- ... Congestive heart failure secondary to cardiomyopathy is a common manifestation of cardiac disease in cats, carrying a variable prognosis. The objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate the relationship between red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and survival time in feline patients with acquired heart disease with and without congestive heart failure (CHF). Three hundred and forty-n ...
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- American journal of veterinary research 2013 v.74 no.2 pp. 290-293
- acetylcysteine; acute course; bioavailability; cats; chronic diseases; cross-over studies; half life; humans; intravenous injection; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; medicine; models; oral administration; pharmacokinetics
- ... Objective: To describe the pharmacokinetics of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in healthy cats after oral and IV administration. Animals: 6 healthy cats. Procedures: In a crossover study, cats received NAC (100 mg/kg) via IV and oral routes of administration; there was a 4-week washout period between treatments. Plasma samples were obtained at 0, 5, 15, 30, and 45 minutes and 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, 24, 36, and 48 ...
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- Journal of veterinary cardiology 2015 v.17 pp. S341
- cats; disease severity; heart failure; hospitals; natriuretic peptides; pet ownership; quality of life; questionnaires
- ... To evaluate the responsiveness and optimal timing of a validated health-related quality of life questionnaire, and to assess the relationship between quality of life, severity of disease, and N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in cats with acute congestive heart failure (CHF).Thirty client-owned cats with acute CHF.Echocardiography, International Small Animal Cardiac Health Coun ...