Shinji Arita

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This was a pilot study to determine the effectiveness of low-dose imatinib therapy for hemodynamic disturbances, including pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and clinical manifestations caused by chronic heart failure in dogs. Six client-owned dogs with PAH were administered imatinib mesylate orally, 3 mg/kg body weight q24h, for 30 d. Physical(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of pravastatin (PS) on hemodynamic parameters in healthy dogs. Five beagle dogs were repeatedly used in each of the 4 groups. One group was not medicated (control). Dogs in other groups received 0.5, 1.0 or 2.0 mg/kg PS orally q24hr, for 4 weeks. Physical examination, blood biochemical tests, blood(More)
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