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Companion Animal Practice
Doppler ultrasound examination in dogs and cats.
  1. Adrian Boswood

    Adrian Boswood is Senior Lecturer in internal medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Royal Veterinary College (RVC). He is an RCVS specialist in veterinary cardiology and holds the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine's cardiology diploma. His main area of interest is small animal cardiorespiratory medicine.

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  2. Chris Lamb

    Chris Lamb is Senior Lecturer in radiology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The RVC. He is a diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.

3. Assessment of cardiac disease

Abstract

THIS article, the third and final instalment in a series on the role of Doppler ultrasonography in the investigation of diseases in dogs and cats, discusses the applications of Doppler ultrasound in the assessment of cardiac diseases. The previous articles described the Doppler principle and the different Doppler techniques used for diagnosis (Part 1, In Practice, April 2005, pp 183-189) and the applications of Doppler ultrasound in the abdomen (Part 2, May 2005, pp 238-247).

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