Holter monitoring in 36 dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease.

  title={Holter monitoring in 36 dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease.},
  author={Serena Crosara and Michele Borgarelli and Manuela Perego and Jens H{\"a}ggstr{\"o}m and Giuseppe La Rosa and Alberto Tarducci and Roberto A Santilli},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={88 10},
OBJECTIVE Describe the presence of arrhythmias in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and the potential association with class of heart failure and left atrial enlargement. Compare the standard electrocardiogram (ECG) with Holter monitoring for assessing heart rate (HR). EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE The study group of 36 dogs weighing less than 20 kg was divided into MMVD and no clinical signs (preclinical) or MMVD and clinical signs (clinical). A standard echocardiogram, ECG and 24-h… CONTINUE READING
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