Electrocardiographic observation on goats with urea-ammonia poisoning and a consideration on the main cause of death.

  • T Itabisashi
  • Published 1977 in National Institute of Animal Health quarterly


Changes in electrocardiograms, blood pressure, pH, and partial pressure of gases (Po2 and Pco2) in arterial blood were studied in goats poisoned by urea or ammonium compounds under spontaneous and artificial respiration and in nonconvulsive state. Abnormal electrocardiogram patterns, such as ventricular flutter, ventricular premature beat, atrioventricular… (More)