Indications for congestive heart failure as a reason for dyspnoea

Sonja Fonfara*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Dyspnoea and tachypnoea can be caused by life-threatening diseases and a timely and accurate diagnosis which allows relief of Symptoms and definite treatment is desirable. Congestive heart failure is one of the differential diagnoses. The accurate diagnosis can be challenging, particularly in cats. This article reports findings from history, physical examination andfurther investigations, which allow an early diagnosis and therewith therapeutic Intervention of a patient with congestive heart failure.

Translated title of the contributionIndications for congestive heart failure as a reason for dyspnoea
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)428-432
Number of pages5
JournalTierarztliche Umschau
Volume69
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

Keywords

  • Cat
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dog
  • Dyspnoea

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