K M Meurs

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Affiliation: Washington State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective genetic evaluation of familial dilated cardiomyopathy in the Doberman pinscher
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:1016-20. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A cardiac myosin binding protein C mutation in the Maine Coon cat with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 14:3587-93. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A substitution mutation in the myosin binding protein C gene in ragdoll hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Genomics 90:261-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the flanking nucleotide sequences of sarcomeric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy substitution mutations
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Grimes Street, Pullman, WA 99164, United States
    Mutat Res 642:86-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Genetics of cardiac disease in the small animal patient
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:701-15. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of the cardiac ryanodine receptor in normal and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy canine hearts
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Hum Genet 120:111-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 8 sarcomeric candidate genes for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy mutations in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    K M Meurs
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 23:840-3. 2009
  8. pmc Genome-wide association identifies a deletion in the 3' untranslated region of striatin in a canine model of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, USA
    Hum Genet 128:315-24. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Differential methylation of CpG sites in two isoforms of myosin binding protein C, an important hypertrophic cardiomyopathy gene
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 52:161-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of polymerase chain reaction with bacterial 16s primers to blood culture to identify bacteremia in dogs with suspected bacterial endocarditis
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 25:959-62. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective genetic evaluation of familial dilated cardiomyopathy in the Doberman pinscher
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 21:1016-20. 2007
    ..In the Doberman Pinscher, the disease is typically adult onset, and a familial etiology has been suggested...
  2. ncbi request reprint A cardiac myosin binding protein C mutation in the Maine Coon cat with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 14:3587-93. 2005
    ..This is the first report of a spontaneous mutation causing HCM in a non-human species. It should provide a valuable model for evaluating pathophysiologic processes and therapeutic manipulations...
  3. ncbi request reprint A substitution mutation in the myosin binding protein C gene in ragdoll hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Genomics 90:261-4. 2007
    ..The identification of two separate mutations within this gene in unrelated breeds suggests that these mutations occurred independently rather than being passed on from a common founder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the flanking nucleotide sequences of sarcomeric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy substitution mutations
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Grimes Street, Pullman, WA 99164, United States
    Mutat Res 642:86-9. 2008
    ..The large number of G to A and C to T mutations as well as the relative mutability of CG may suggest that deamination of methylated CpG is an important mechanism for mutation development in at least some of these cardiac genes...
  5. doi request reprint Genetics of cardiac disease in the small animal patient
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 40:701-15. 2010
    ..These genetic traits and their possible involvement in cardiac disease in small animals are discussed in this article...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of the cardiac ryanodine receptor in normal and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy canine hearts
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Hum Genet 120:111-8. 2006
    ..Using this naturally occurring model of canine ARVC, we may have provided new insights into the pathogenesis of this cardiomyopathy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 8 sarcomeric candidate genes for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy mutations in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    K M Meurs
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 23:840-3. 2009
    ..Causative mutations have been identified in the Maine Coon (MC) and Ragdoll breed in the cardiac myosin binding protein C gene (MYBPC3). HCM is thought to be inherited in other breeds...
  8. pmc Genome-wide association identifies a deletion in the 3' untranslated region of striatin in a canine model of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, USA
    Hum Genet 128:315-24. 2010
    ..We suggest that Striatin may serve as a novel candidate gene for human ARVC...
  9. doi request reprint Differential methylation of CpG sites in two isoforms of myosin binding protein C, an important hypertrophic cardiomyopathy gene
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 52:161-4. 2011
    ..Evaluation of the methylation levels of additional causal cardiomyopathic genes is warranted...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of polymerase chain reaction with bacterial 16s primers to blood culture to identify bacteremia in dogs with suspected bacterial endocarditis
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 25:959-62. 2011
    ..Human studies have reported the utility of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to amplify and identify bacterial nucleic acid from infected valvular tissue and blood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the cardiac actin gene in Doberman Pinschers with dilated cardiomyopathy
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43026, USA
    Am J Vet Res 62:33-6. 2001
    ..Although there is evidence that DCM in Doberman Pinschers is an inherited problem, a molecular basis for this condition remains unresolved. Evaluation of other genes coding for cytoskeletal proteins is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Familial ventricular arrhythmias in boxers
    K M Meurs
    The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 13:437-9. 1999
    ..We conclude that familial ventricular arrhythmias is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait in some Boxers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of western immunoblot for evaluation of myocardial dystrophin, alpha-sarcoglycan, and beta-dystroglycan in dogs with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    A W Spier
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 62:67-71. 2001
    ..The use of similar techniques in veterinary medicine may aid in the identification of the cause of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs, and may offer new avenues for therapeutic intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction analysis for viruses in paraffin-embedded myocardium from dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy or myocarditis
    T R Maxson
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 62:130-5. 2001
    ..Additional studies evaluating for nucleic acid from viruses that less commonly affect dogs or different types of infectious agents may be warranted to gain insight into the cause of DCM and myocarditis in dogs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of dilated cardiomyopathy in Great Danes and results of a pedigree analysis: 17 cases (1990-2000)
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:729-32. 2001
    ..Results of pedigree analysis were preliminary and should be used only as a guide for counseling breeders, rather than as a basis for making breeding decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Molecular screening by polymerase chain reaction detects panleukopenia virus DNA in formalin-fixed hearts from cats with idiopathic cardiomyopathy and myocarditis
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 9:119-26. 2000
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  17. ncbi request reprint Use of echocardiography for the diagnosis of heartworm disease in cats: 43 cases (1985-1997)
    T C DeFrancesco
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:66-9. 2001
    ..The pulmonary arteries should be evaluated carefully to increase the likelihood of detection of heartworms echocardiographically...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of in-hospital versus 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography for detection of ventricular premature complexes in mature Boxers
    K M Meurs
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:222-4. 2001
    ..The use of in-hospital ECG appears to be inadequate for screening purposes and therapeutic evaluations in mature Boxers with ventricular arrhythmic disease...
  19. doi request reprint Identification of DNA variants in the canine beta-1 adrenergic receptor gene
    B A Maran
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, United States
    Res Vet Sci 95:238-40. 2013
    ..The functional consequences of these identified variants deserve further study...
  20. doi request reprint Familial subvalvular aortic stenosis in golden retrievers: inheritance and echocardiographic findings
    J A Stern
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Small Anim Pract 53:213-6. 2012
    ..To describe the echocardiographic findings and pedigree analysis of golden retrievers with subvalvular aortic stenosis...
  21. doi request reprint Temporal variability of ventricular arrhythmias in Boxer dogs with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    B A Scansen
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 23:1020-4. 2009
    ..Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is prevalent in the Boxer. There is little information on the temporal variability of ventricular arrhythmias within affected dogs...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of the myosin-binding protein C mutation in Maine Coon cats
    R Fries
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 22:893-6. 2008
    ..This mutation changes a conserved amino acid and computationally alters the protein conformation of this gene in Maine Coon cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The prevalence of this mutation is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Identification of beta-1 adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in cats
    B A Maran
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Res Vet Sci 93:210-2. 2012
    ..Further study is warranted to determine if this polymorphism alters response to beta blocker therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Use of ambulatory electrocardiography for detection of ventricular premature complexes in healthy dogs
    K M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:1291-2. 2001
    ..The presence of numerous or sequential VPC may be suggestive of cardiac or systemic disease and may indicate the need for thorough clinical evaluation...
  25. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of right ventricular morphology and function in boxer dogs with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    R D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 23:271-4. 2009
    ..Although ARVC is characterized as a myocardial disease, the impact of the disease on the function of the right ventricle has not been well studied...
  26. pmc Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in Boxer dogs is associated with calstabin2 deficiency
    Mark A Oyama
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 10:1-10. 2008
    ..To examine the presence and effect of calstabin2-deficiency in Boxer dogs with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic assessment of the left ventricular outflow tract in the Boxer
    S L Koplitz
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 20:904-11. 2006
    ..Whether these murmurs are physiologic or indicate mild aortic stenosis is controversial. Ejection velocity is impacted by LVOT area and ventricular stroke volume (SV), suggesting that these variables are pertinent to murmur development...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlation of QT dispersion with indices used to evaluate the severity of familial ventricular arrhythmias in Boxers
    A W Spier
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 62:1481-5. 2001
    ..Identification of affected individuals at risk for sudden death remains a challenge in the management of this disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Desmosomal gene evaluation in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:1338-41. 2007
    ..To sequence the exonic and splice site regions of the 4 desmosomal genes associated with the human form of familial arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) in Boxers with ARVC and identify a causative mutation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of signal-averaged electrocardiography in the evaluation of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in boxers
    Alan W Spier
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:1050-5. 2004
    ..To assess signal-averaged electrocardiography (SAECG) for evaluation of Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) and identify dogs at risk for sudden death (SD) or death related to congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Molecular evaluation of five cardiac genes in Doberman Pinschers with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:1050-3. 2008
    ..To sequence the exonic and splice site regions of 5 cardiac genes associated with the human form of familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in Doberman Pinschers with DCM and to identify a causative mutation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessment of plasma brain natriuretic peptide concentration in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Ryan D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:2086-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether Boxers with a clinical diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) have increased plasma concentrations of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), compared with concentrations in clinically normal dogs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Left basilar systolic murmur in retired racing greyhounds
    F Fabrizio
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 20:78-82. 2006
    ..This 1-2/6 basilar systolic murmur is common in Greyhounds, and it does not appear to be of any clinical consequence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical, echocardiographic, and electrocardiographic abnormalities in Boxers with cardiomyopathy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction: 48 cases (1985-2003)
    Ryan D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:1102-4. 2005
    ..To identify clinical, echocardiographic, and electrocardiographic abnormalities in Boxers with cardiomyopathy and echocardiographic evidence of left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  35. doi request reprint Breed distribution of the ABCB1-1Delta (multidrug sensitivity) polymorphism among dogs undergoing ABCB1 genotyping
    Katrina L Mealey
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6610, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:921-4. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship of resting S-T segment depression to the severity of subvalvular aortic stenosis and the presence of ventricular premature complexes in the dog
    Grace M Davainis
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 40:20-3. 2004
    ..The S-T segment deviation did not correlate significantly with PG, age, HR, or VPCs. The significance of STD in the dog with SAS remains uncertain. Long-term prospective studies are needed to fully understand this observation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessment of heart rate variability in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Alan W Spier
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:534-7. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of spontaneous variability in the frequency of ventricular arrhythmias in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Alan W Spier
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:538-41. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Boxer dog cardiomyopathy: an update
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 601 Vernon Tharp, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 34:1235-44, viii. 2004
    ..Affected dogs have a variable prognosis; although some succumb to sudden cardiac death, many can remain asymptomatic or be successfully managed on antiarrhythmics for years...
  40. doi request reprint Ambulatory electrocardiographic evaluation of clinically normal adult Boxers
    Joshua A Stern
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 236:430-3. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of ventricular arrhythmias in clinically normal adult Boxers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Aortic ejection velocity in healthy Boxers with soft cardiac murmurs and Boxers without cardiac murmurs: 201 cases (1997-2001)
    Shianne L Koplitz
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:770-4. 2003
    ..To determine aortic ejection velocity in healthy adult Boxers with soft ejection murmurs without overt structural evidence of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and in healthy Boxers without cardiac murmurs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in cats with congestive heart failure
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and the Michael E DeBakey Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 63:640-2. 2002
    ..To determine whether plasma concentrations of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) are increased in cats with congestive heart failure (CHF) secondary to cardiomyopathy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of serum cardiac troponin I concentration in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Ryan D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:524-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate serum cardiac troponin I (cTnI) concentrations in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), unaffected (control) Boxers, and control non-Boxers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Correlation of heart rate to body weight in apparently normal dogs
    Allison P Lamb
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 06413, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 12:107-10. 2010
    ..To evaluate the correlation between heart rate and body weight in the apparently healthy dog...
  45. doi request reprint Plasma fatty acid concentrations in Boxers and Doberman Pinschers
    Caren E Smith
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:195-8. 2008
    ..To compare plasma fatty acid concentrations and the relationships of fatty acids to arrhythmias in Boxers versus Doberman Pinschers...
  46. ncbi request reprint Survival times in dogs with severe subvalvular aortic stenosis treated with balloon valvuloplasty or atenolol
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:420-4. 2005
    ..To determine survival times in dogs with severe subvalvular aortic stenosis (SAS) treated by means of balloon valvuloplasty or with atenolol, a beta-adrenoceptor blocking drug...
  47. ncbi request reprint An index of myocardial performance applied to the right ventricle of Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Ryan D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:1029-33. 2008
    ..To use an index of myocardial performance (IMP) to assess right ventricular function in Boxers with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Determination of electrocardiographic parameters in healthy llamas and alpacas
    Marc S Kraus
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:1719-23. 2004
    ..To determine electrocardiographic parameters in healthy llamas and alpacas...
  49. ncbi request reprint 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
    Clarke E Atkins
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 231:1061-9. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of long-term enalapril administration in delaying the onset of congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of four antiarrhythmic treatments for familial ventricular arrhythmias in Boxers
    Kathryn M Meurs
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:522-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of 4 antiarrhythmic treatment protocols on number of ventricular premature complexes (VPC), severity of arrhythmia, heart rate (HR), and number of syncopal episodes in Boxers with ventricular tachyarrhythmias...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tei index of myocardial performance applied to the right ventricle in normal dogs
    Ryan D Baumwart
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 19:828-32. 2005
    ..This study provides additional reference values for RV function in dogs and may be useful for identification of RV dysfunction in dogs...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cardiac amyloidosis in a horse
    Yvette S Nout
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 4007, USA
    J Vet Intern Med 17:588-92. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy causing sudden cardiac death in boxer dogs: a new animal model of human disease
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 109:1180-5. 2004
    ..Efforts to discern relevant pathophysiological mechanisms have been impaired by lack of a suitable animal model...
  54. ncbi request reprint 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...