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Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs - an Update and Perspectives

Aleksandra Domanjko Petrič
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  • Clinic for Surgery and Small Animal Medicine, Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Cesta v Mestni log 47, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Clinic for Surgery and Small Animal Medicine Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana Cesta v Mestni log 47, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Published Online: 2015-11-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.14432/j.macvetrev.2014.11.026


Myxomatous mitral valve disease is a common cause of congestive heart failure in geriatric dogs. Many studies have been done in terms of epidemiology, pathology, associated neurohormonal changes in the disease progression, prognostic factors, and survival and treatment modalities. The presented paper presents a review of some of the studies in the mitral valve disease story.

Keywords: mitral valve disease; review; dog


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About the article

Received: 2014-07-27

Revised: 2014-10-17

Accepted: 2014-11-01

Published Online: 2015-11-18

Published in Print: 2015-03-01

Citation Information: Macedonian Veterinary Review, Volume 38, Issue 1, Pages 13–20, ISSN (Online) 1857-7415, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14432/j.macvetrev.2014.11.026.

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