VETgirl Blog: HCM
Aug 23, 2019
Cardiomyopathies in cats with Dr. Meurs | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog
In today’s VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we interview Dr. Kathryn Meurs, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology), Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at North Carolina State University, on feline cardiomyopathy and what’s new, including the use of genetics to help diagnose the disease.
Aug 18, 2013
Systolic Anterior Motion (SAM) and feline echocardiography | VetGirl Veterinary CE Blog
SAM. SAM I am. SAM I am commonly seen with HOCM. No…it is not Dr. Seuss’ new cardiology rhyme. SAM is the abbreviation for “systolic anterior motion” of the mitral valve. SAM is the term used to describe when the septal (anterior) mitral valve leaflet is pulled into the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) during
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