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Vet. Sci. 2017, 4(4), 47;

Review of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, 205 Duck Pond Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Academic Editors: Sonja Fonfara and Lynne O’Sullivan
Received: 23 June 2017 / Revised: 9 September 2017 / Accepted: 20 September 2017 / Published: 26 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Comparison of Cardiovascular Systems and Diseases Across Species)
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The most common heart disease that affects dogs is myxomatous mitral valve disease. In this article, we review the current diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to this disease, and we also present some of the latest technological advancements in this field. View Full-Text
Keywords: dogs; heart; echocardiography; mitral repair dogs; heart; echocardiography; mitral repair

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Menciotti, G.; Borgarelli, M. Review of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to Canine Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease. Vet. Sci. 2017, 4, 47.

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