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Covering both classical modalities of echocardiography and newer techniques, Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat shows how to assess, diagnose, and treat canine and feline heart disease. A clinical approach demonstrates how these modalities may be used to acquire images, and then how you can recognize and identify patterns, relate them to different diseases, and manage patient care with those findings. 360 p.


  • Dedicated coverage of canine and feline echocardiography emphasizes a more in-depth discussion of cardiac ultrasound, including the newest ones such as Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking imaging, and transesophageal and 3D echocardiography.
  • A section on presurgical assessment helps you assess risk and prepare for catheter-based correction of cardiac defects — accurate measurements and proper device selection are key to a successful procedure.
  • Over 400 full-color illustrations and 42 summary tables help you achieve precise, high-quality imaging for accurate assessment, including photographs of cadaver animal specimens to clarify the relationship between actual tissues in health and disease and their images.




Authors expertises affiliations

  • Valérie Chetboul, DVM, ECVIM-CA, Professor of Cardiology, Accredited Research Director. Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire, Alfort (France), Cardiology division. INSERM (French Institute of Health & Medical Research), Paris (France), U955.
  • Claudio Bussadori, DVM, ECVIM-CA, Director & Researcher, PhD in cardiovascular pathophysiology.Gran Sasso Veterinary Clinic, Milan (Italy). San Donato Hospital, Milan (Italy), Department of Pediatric cardiology.
  • Éric de Madron, ed. DVM, ACVIM, Cardiology, ECVIM-CA in Internal Medicine, Cardiologist and Internist. Alta Vista Veterinary Hospital, Ottawa (Canada).


    Publisher: Elsevier
    Publication date (print): 2015-07
    ISBN (print): 978-0-323-31650-7

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