Kristin A MacDonald

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Publications

  1. doi Infective endocarditis in dogs: diagnosis and therapy
    Kristin MacDonald
    The Animal Care Center of Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:665-84. 2010
  2. doi Scanning through the pain: ergonomic considerations for performing echocardiography of animals
    Kristin MacDonald
    VCA Animal Care Center of Sonoma County, 6470 Redwood Dr, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 15:57-63. 2013
  3. doi Echocardiographic and clinicopathologic characterization of pericardial effusion in dogs: 107 cases (1985-2006)
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 235:1456-61. 2009
  4. ncbi Clinicopathologic findings and outcome in dogs with infective endocarditis: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1735-47. 2006
  5. ncbi Evaluation of the relationship between causative organisms and clinical characteristics of infective endocarditis in dogs: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1723-34. 2006
  6. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging and gradient echo cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in normal cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 20:627-34. 2006
  7. ncbi Comparison of myocardial contrast enhancement via cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:1891-4. 2005
  8. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging in Maine Coon cats with a mutation of myosin binding protein C with or without hypertrophy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:232-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Congenital heart diseases of puppies and kittens
    Kristin A MacDonald
    The Animal Care Center of Sonoma, 6470 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 36:503-31, vi. 2006
  10. ncbi Quantification of left ventricular mass using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging compared with echocardiography in domestic cats
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 46:192-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi Infective endocarditis in dogs: diagnosis and therapy
    Kristin MacDonald
    The Animal Care Center of Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:665-84. 2010
    ..Diagnosis of IE by echocardiography and long-term treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics may contribute to the timely detection and treatment of the disease...
  2. doi Scanning through the pain: ergonomic considerations for performing echocardiography of animals
    Kristin MacDonald
    VCA Animal Care Center of Sonoma County, 6470 Redwood Dr, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 15:57-63. 2013
    ..Work-place redesign and alterations in work flow management are discussed, and a template for a more ergonomically favorable echocardiogram table is provided...
  3. doi Echocardiographic and clinicopathologic characterization of pericardial effusion in dogs: 107 cases (1985-2006)
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 235:1456-61. 2009
    ..To evaluate sensitivity and specificity of echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac masses in dogs with pericardial effusion...
  4. ncbi Clinicopathologic findings and outcome in dogs with infective endocarditis: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1735-47. 2006
    ..To evaluate clinical, laboratory, and necropsy findings in dogs with infective endocarditis (IE)...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of the relationship between causative organisms and clinical characteristics of infective endocarditis in dogs: 71 cases (1992-2005)
    Jane E Sykes
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1723-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate microbiologic findings in dogs with infective endocarditis (IE) and determine whether there were differences in clinical features of disease caused by different groups of infective agents...
  6. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging and gradient echo cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in normal cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 20:627-34. 2006
    ..Propofol did not reduce diastolic function (Em) in cats with HCM but mildly reduced systolic myocardial velocity (S) in Maine Coon cats with HCM that were anesthetized with propofol (P = .87 and P = .03, respectively)...
  7. ncbi Comparison of myocardial contrast enhancement via cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:1891-4. 2005
    ..To quantify myocardial contrast enhancement (MCE) of the left ventricle (LV) by use of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) in healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and to compare MCE between the 2 groups...
  8. ncbi Tissue Doppler imaging in Maine Coon cats with a mutation of myosin binding protein C with or without hypertrophy
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:232-7. 2007
    ..The cardiac myosin binding protein C gene is mutated in Maine Coon (MC) cats with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...
  9. ncbi Congenital heart diseases of puppies and kittens
    Kristin A MacDonald
    The Animal Care Center of Sonoma, 6470 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 36:503-31, vi. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of CHD is important not only to the health of the patient but to eliminate affected individuals from the breeding pool...
  10. ncbi Quantification of left ventricular mass using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging compared with echocardiography in domestic cats
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 46:192-9. 2005
    ..1 g, SD = 1.8 g). Inter- and intraobserver variability for cMRI was 2%. CMRI obtained at end-systole accurately and reliably quantifies LV mass in domestic cats. It is more accurate than the echocardiographic method used in this study...
  11. doi Platelet function in clinically healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: analysis using the Platelet Function Analyzer-100
    Karl E Jandrey
    Departments of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, University of California Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 37:385-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) have up-regulated platelet function, which shortens their CT and increases their risk for thromboembolic events...
  12. ncbi A prospective study of canine infective endocarditis in northern California (1999-2001): emergence of Bartonella as a prevalent etiologic agent
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 18:56-64. 2004
    ..002). In conclusion, Bartonella is a common cause of IE in dogs of northern California. A high Bartonella serologic titer (> 1:512) is useful antemortem to diagnose aortic valve IE due to Bartonella...
  13. ncbi Intra-coronary arterial injection of mesenchymal stromal cells and microinfarction in dogs
    P Richard Vulliet
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Lancet 363:783-4. 2004
    ..These findings show acute myocardial ischaemia and subacute myocardial microinfarction after intracoronary arterial injection of MSCs into dogs...
  14. ncbi Brain natriuretic peptide concentration in dogs with heart disease and congestive heart failure
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 17:172-7. 2003
    ..012). Plasma [BNP] was also weakly positively correlated with left atrial size (r = 0.43, P = .04). For every 10-pg/mL increase in plasma [BNP], the mortality rate over 4 months' time increased approximately 44%...