Prospective screening for occult cardiomyopathy in dogs by measurement of plasma atrial natriuretic peptide, B-type natriuretic peptide, and cardiac troponin-I concentrations.

TitleProspective screening for occult cardiomyopathy in dogs by measurement of plasma atrial natriuretic peptide, B-type natriuretic peptide, and cardiac troponin-I concentrations.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsOyama MA, Sisson DD, Solter PF
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume68
Issue1
Pagination42-7
Date Published2007 Jan
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAnimals, Atrial Natriuretic Factor, Cardiomyopathies, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Echocardiography, Doppler, Electrocardiography, Female, Male, Natriuretic Peptide, Brain, Predictive Value of Tests, Prospective Studies, ROC Curve, Sensitivity and Specificity, Troponin I
Abstract

To evaluate the use of measuring plasma concentrations of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), and cardiac troponin-I (cTnI) to detect dogs with occult dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.