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Atrial fibrillation in ten cows.
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PMID:  17422324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
An irregular cardiac rhythm was identified in ten adult cows during auscultation of the heart and was subsequently characterized as atrial fibrillation by electrocardiography. The occurrence of the arrhythmia was associated with primary, organic disease of the heart in two animals which had valvular endocarditis. In seven of the other cows secondary or "functional" atrial fibrillation occurred in association with disorders of abdominal origin, six gastrointestinal disorders and one uterine torsion. Spontaneous conversion to normal sinus rhythm occurred in six cows after elimination of the primary disease.
P Brightling; H G Townsend
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0008-5286     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1983 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-28     Completed Date:  2010-06-28     Revised Date:  2010-09-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004653     Medline TA:  Can Vet J     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  331-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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