Distinguishing cardiac and noncardiac dyspnea in 48 dogs using plasma atrial natriuretic factor, B-type natriuretic factor, endothelin, and cardiac troponin-I.

TitleDistinguishing cardiac and noncardiac dyspnea in 48 dogs using plasma atrial natriuretic factor, B-type natriuretic factor, endothelin, and cardiac troponin-I.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsProsek R, Sisson DD, Oyama MA, Solter PF
JournalJournal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume21
Issue2
Pagination238-42
Date Published2007 Mar-Apr
ISSN0891-6640
KeywordsAnimals, Atrial Natriuretic Factor, Diagnosis, Differential, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Dyspnea, Endothelins, Female, Heart Diseases, Male, Natriuretic Peptide, Brain, Sensitivity and Specificity, Troponin I
Abstract

It is challenging to differentiate congestive heart failure (CHF) from noncardiac cause of dyspnea.

Alternate JournalJ. Vet. Intern. Med.