Carvedilol in dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy.

TitleCarvedilol in dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsOyama MA, Sisson DD, Prosek R, Bulmer BJ, Luethy MW, Fuentes VL
JournalJournal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume21
Issue6
Pagination1272-9
Date Published2007 Nov-Dec
ISSN0891-6640
KeywordsAnimals, Carbazoles, Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Propanolamines, Vasodilator Agents
Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is characterized by reduced systolic function, heightened sympathetic tone, and high morbidity and mortality. Little is known regarding the safety and efficacy of beta-blocker treatment in dogs with DCM.

Alternate JournalJ. Vet. Intern. Med.