How to Decide When a Dog or Cat Needs Treatment for Heart Disease

Speaker: Kieran Borgeat

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How to Decide When a Dog or Cat Needs Treatment for Heart Disease


“How to decide if a dog or cat needs treatment for heart disease”

Cardiology is a rapidly evolving field of medicine. Over the past decade, new treatments have emerged and new uses for older treatments have been identified. In this session, Kieran will review how to identify those patients under your care that need treatment, and how best to monitor those that don’t.

5 learning objectives

– Be able to confidently identify congestive heart failure on thoracic radiographs

– Be able to identify patients likely to be in heart failure when radiography is not an option

– Identify the best initial treatment course for dogs and cats with heart failure

– Identify which patients are likely to benefit from pre-clinical treatment of heart disease

– Decide how best to monitor your patients, with or without treatment