Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a known cardiac disease in dogs, and its basic clinical information can be found in Hungarian textbooks, as well. Due to recent research results and clinical studies, a significant amount of new data have been accumulated. The aim of this two-part review is to summarize the latest knowledge, regarding etiology, diagnostic methods - especially echocardiography-, as well as therapeutic and prognostic aspects of the disease, using own illustrations. In this first part, occurrence, etiology, and pathogenesis are discussed.
|Translated title of the contribution||Newer knowledge about canine dilated cardiomyopathy. Part 1. Occurrence, etiology, pathogenesis|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 26 2008|
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