Results of the veterinary enalapril trial to prove reduction in onset of heart failure in dogs chronically treated with enalapril alone for compensated, naturally occurring mitral valve insufficiency.

@article{Atkins2007ResultsOT,
  title={Results of the veterinary enalapril trial to prove reduction in onset of heart failure in dogs chronically treated with enalapril alone for compensated, naturally occurring mitral valve insufficiency.},
  author={Clarke E. Atkins and Bruce W. Keene and William A. Brown and Julie R Coats and Mary Crawford and Teresa C DeFrancesco and Nancy J Edwards and Phillip R Fox and Linda B. Lehmkuhl and Michael W Luethy and Kathryn M. Meurs and J F Petrie and Frank S Pipers and Steven L Rosenthal and Jennifer A Sidley and Justin H Straus},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={231 7},
  pages={1061-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of long-term enalapril administration in delaying the onset of congestive heart failure (CHF). DESIGN Placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter, randomized trial. ANIMALS 124 dogs with compensated mitral valve regurgitation (MR). PROCEDURES Dogs randomly assigned to receive enalapril or placebo were monitored for the primary endpoint of onset of CHF for < or = 58 months. Secondary endpoints included time from study entry to the combined endpoint of… CONTINUE READING