Section 1: Diagnosis of Heart Disease 1. The History and Physical Examination 2. Radiology of the Heart 3. Electrocardiography 4. Echocardiography and Doppler Ultrasound 5. Special Diagnostic Techniques for Evaluation of Cardiac Disease Section 2: Cardiovascular Diseases 6. Acquired Valvular Disease 7. Canine Cardiomyopathy 8. Feline Cardiomyopathy 9. Cor Pulmonale and Pulmonary Thromboembolism-NEW! 10. Canine and Feline Heartworm Disease 11. Cardiac Tumors and Pericardial Disease 12. Congenital Heart Disease 13. Cardiovascular Disorders in Systemic Diseases 14. Systemic Hypertension Section 3: Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 15. Pathophysiology and Therapy of Heart Failure 16. Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances 17. Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation 18. Emergency Management and Critical Care 19. Anesthesia of the Cardiac Patient 20. Cardiac Surgery-NEW! 21. Pacemaker Therapy-NEW! Appendices 1. Canine Breed Predilections for Heart Disease 2. Common Cardiovascular Drugs 3. Echocardiographic Normals by Body Weight and Breed 4. CHIEF Classification System of Canine Congestive Heart Failure-NEW! Index
The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, MANUAL OF CANINE AND FELINE CARDIOLOGY, 4th Edition takes a user-friendly approach to the challenges and conditions you encounter in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. This invaluable, practical reference covers the full breadth of canine and feline cardiology diagnosis and management in a straightforward and clinically focused format.