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Congestive heart failure in two pet rabbits.
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PMID:  21175625     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report describes congestive heart failure with pleural effusion in two middle-aged, pet house rabbits. Both had a history of acute onset dyspnoea, weakness and weight loss. Bi-atrial enlargement was seen on echocardiography in both rabbits. One rabbit had atrial fibrillation and ventricular premature complexes identified on electrocardiography. There was a radiographically evident pleural effusion in both rabbits and thoracocentesis was undertaken in one rabbit. These findings were confirmed on post-mortem examination. The aetiology for the underlying heart disease was not found, but the potential types of cardiomyopathies are discussed.
Authors:
B Lord; C Devine; S Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of small animal practice     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1748-5827     ISO Abbreviation:  J Small Anim Pract     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0165053     Medline TA:  J Small Anim Pract     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
Affiliation:
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Division of Veterinary Clinical Science, Hospital for Small Animals, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian.
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