A descriptive review of cardiac tumours in dogs and cats.

@article{Treggiari2017ADR,
  title={A descriptive review of cardiac tumours in dogs and cats.},
  author={E Treggiari and B. G. Pedro and Joanna Dukes-Mcewan and A R Gelzer and Laura Blackwood},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={273-288}
}
Cardiac tumours are uncommon in the canine and feline population and often an incidental finding. Common types include haemangiosarcoma (HSA), aortic body tumours (chemodectoma and paraganglioma) and lymphoma. These neoplasms can cause mild to severe, life-threatening clinical signs that are independent of the histological type and may be related to altered cardiovascular function or local haemorrhage/effusion into the pericardial space. Cardiac tumours may require symptomatic treatment aimed… CONTINUE READING