Management of incidentally detected heart murmurs in dogs and cats.

@article{Ct2015ManagementOI,
  title={Management of incidentally detected heart murmurs in dogs and cats.},
  author={Etienne C{\^o}t{\'e} and Nancy J Edwards and Stephen J Ettinger and Virginia Fuentes and Kristin A Macdonald and Brian A Scansen and David D. Sisson and Jonathan A Abbott},
  journal={Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={245-61}
}
A dog or a cat has an incidentally detected heart murmur if the murmuris an unexpected discovery during a veterinary consultation that was not initially focused on the cardiovascular system. This document presents approaches for managing dogs and cats that have incidentally-detected heart murmurs, with an emphasis on murmur characteristics, signalment… CONTINUE READING