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Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography

Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography

Ruth Willis, Pedro Oliveira, Antonia Mavropoulou

ISBN: 978-1-119-25431-7

Aug 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

440 pages


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Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography offers a comprehensive and readable guide to the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms in cats and dogs.  

  • Covers all aspects of electrocardiography, from basics to advanced concepts of interest to specialists
  • Explains how to obtain high-quality electrocardiograms
  • Offers expert insight and guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of simple and complex arrhythmias alike
  • Features numerous case examples, with electrocardiograms and Holter monitor recordings
  • Shows the characteristics of normal and abnormal heart rhythms in dogs and cats
  • Includes access to a website with self-assessment questions and the appendices and figures from the book


List of contributors



About the Companion website

Chapter 1 - Anatomy of the conduction system

Chapter 2 - Cardiac Electrophysiology

Chapter 3 - Cardiac vectors and the genesis of the electrocardiogram

Chapter 4 – Electrocardiography

Chapter 5 - sinus rhythms

Chapter 6- Pathogenesis and classification of arrhythmias

Chapter 7- Bradyarrhythmias and conduction disturbances

Chapter 8 - Atrial rhythms

Chapter 9 - Atrial fibrillation

Chapter 10 - Junctional rhythms

Chapter 11 - Ventricular rhythms

Chapter 12- Clinical approach to arrhythmias and intermittent collapse

Chapter 13 - Diagnostic approach to narrow QRS complex tachycardia

Chapter 14 - Diagnostic approach to wide QRS complex tachycardia

Chapter 15- Ambulatory electrocardiographic recordings

Chapter 16 - Heart Rate Variability

Chapter 17 - Antiarrhythmic drugs

Chapter 18 - Pacemaker Therapy

Chapter 19 - Electrophysiology studies

Chapter 20 - Canine cardiomyopathies

Chapter 21 Arrhythmias in feline cardiomyopathies

Chapter 22 - Inherited ventricular arrhythmias in German Shepherd Dogs

Chapter 23- Systemic disease and arrhythmias including selected non-cardiogenic causes of collapse

Chapter 24 - Cardiac arrhythmias and anaesthesia


Self assessment questions