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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
610-444-5800
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Emergencies:
215-746-8911
Appointments:
215-746-8387
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Early Detection of Cardiac Disease in Asymptomatic Cats

Nov 7, 2017

Inclusion

  • Over 1 year of age with reason to suspect heart disease (e.g., murmur; gallop or irregular rhythm, Maine Coon breed, related cat has heart disease, etc.)
  • Has no symptoms and has had no previous work up for heart disease

Exclusion

  • Known prior congestive heart failure or arterial thromboembolism
  • Known systemic hypertension or uncontrolled hyperthyroidism
  • Known IRIS stage 3 kidney disease
  • Receiving IV or subcutaneous fluids
  • Systemic illness

Benefits

Cardiology work up including physical examination, complete echocardiogram, ECG and blood NT-proBNP measurement at no or reduced cost

 

For more information, please contact:

Eva Larouche-Label, DVM
Cardiology Service
215-746-1337
evalebel@vet.upenn.edu