Retrospective study of congenital heart defects in 151 dogs.

  title={Retrospective study of congenital heart defects in 151 dogs.},
  author={Anna E Tidholm},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  volume={38 3},
The case records of 151 dogs diagnosed with congenital heart disease were reviewed retrospectively. The most common defect was aortic stenosis, accounting for 35 per cent of all cases, followed by pulmonic stenosis (20 per cent), ventricular septal defect (12 per cent), patent ductus arteriosus (11 per cent), mitral valve dysplasia (8 per cent), tricuspid valve dysplasia (7 per cent), endocardial fibroelastosis (1.9 per cent) and tetralogy of Fallot (0.6 per cent). Fifty-one breeds were… CONTINUE READING


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