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Research article2011Peer reviewedOpen access

Radiographic Heart Size and Its Rate of Increase as Tests for Onset of Congestive Heart Failure in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with Mitral Valve Regurgitation

Lord, Peter; Hansson, Kerstin; Carnabuci, Cristina; Kvart, Clarence; Häggström, Jens


Conclusions and Clinical Importance: Under the conditions of this study, VHS and particularly Delta VHS/month are useful measurements for detecting onset of CHF in CKCS with MR.


Diagnosis; Likelihood ratio; Vertebral heart scale

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Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2011, Volume: 25, number: 6, pages: 1312-1319