is the first book dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in cats. Designed for use in clinical practice, this reference combines cutting-edge information with practical applications, using a consistent format for ease of use. Feline Cardiology
provides detailed, species-specific information that is absent from other texts, with an emphasis on the most commonly encountered feline cardiovascular diseases.
Drawing on the expertise of four internationally recognized authors, the book is packed with state-of-the-art information within the framework of daily practice. Coverage ranges from basic and advanced treatment approaches for cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, and many other disorders to the newest information on genetic testing, circulating markers of heart disease, and more. Feline Cardiology provides a comprehensive single resource to managing cardiovascular disease in cats and is a welcome addition to any small animal practice library.
First book devoted entirely to recognition and management of cardiovascular disease in the domestic cat
Covers advanced, state-of-the art material, including cardiac biomarkers, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, current approaches for screening programs, and pre-breeding evaluation of cats for heart disease
Provides practical approaches to evaluating and treating heart disease in cats
Answers common and challenging clinical questions, with the most space given to the most commonly encountered feline cardiovascular diseases
Offers the very latest treatment information in individual disease chapters and in the cardiac drug formulary
Includes a wealth of information not available in other sources, such as management of comorbidities, anesthesia of suspected heart patients, drug selection, and tables of normal cardiovascular parameters in cats
, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology, Small Animal Internal Medicine), is Associate Professor of Companion Animal Medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Kristin A. MacDonald, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardiology), is Staff Cardiologist at the VCA-Animal Care Center of Sonoma, California, USA.
Kathryn M. Meurs, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardiology), is Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, North Carolina, USA.
Meg M. Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology), is Associate Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA.
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