Elaine Cristina Soares

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OBJECTIVE To obtain and analyze the electrocardiogram and systolic blood pressure of cats before, during, and after a continuous infusion of propofol. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, uncontrolled experimental trial. ANIMALS Twenty healthy adult crossbred male and female cats aged between 3 and 5 years, weighing 2.8-5.0 kg (mean 3.9 kg). METHODS Cats were(More)
The patient is a 54-year-old asymptomatic male with a tumor in the right atrium that was diagnosed on transesophageal echocardiography and confirmed as a lipoma of the right atrium on computerized tomography. The patient underwent surgical repair with extracorporeal circulation. The tumor was resected, and its base of implantation in the atrium was repaired(More)
Twenty-seven healthy captive lions (Panthera leo) and 13 healthy captive tigers (Panthera tigris) from São Paulo Zoo (Fundação Parque Zoológico de Sã Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil) collection were selected for this study. They were anesthetized with ketamine (10 mg/kg) combined with xylazine (1-2 mg/kg) for physical examinations, hematologic and serum chemical(More)
OBJECTIVE Left ventricular aneurysm is a complication of myocardial infarction that can best be treated by reconstructive surgeries that can restore ventricular geometry. We analyzed immediate results in a group of consecutive patients who underwent surgical correction of left ventricular aneurysms. METHODS From January '90 to August '99, 94 patients -(More)
Background: Standard electrocardiogram (ECG) performed during a clinical examination has a limited ability to detect many arrhythmias. Holter or 24-h ambulatory electrocardiography (AECG) is the most sensitive non-invasive test for demonstrating transient arrhythmias, that allows continuous recording of cardiac electrical activity while the patient is(More)
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