Nuclear angiography in a dog with congestive cardiomyopathy.

TitleNuclear angiography in a dog with congestive cardiomyopathy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsLippert AC, Twardock AR, Gelberg HB
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Date Published1986 Mar 1
KeywordsAnimals, Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Diphosphates, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Male, Myocardial Contraction, Stroke Volume, Technetium, Technetium Tc 99m Aggregated Albumin, Technetium Tc 99m Pyrophosphate

Nuclear angiography was used as a diagnostic aid and in monitoring the clinical course of a case of congestive cardiomyopathy in a dog. Serial examinations revealed progressively deteriorating values for left ventricular ejection fraction before the dog's death. This noninvasive technique can be an alternative to echocardiography for the evaluation of cardiac performance.

Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.