Develop your knowledge and understanding of aortic thromboembolism in cats. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Cardiac conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of aortic thromboembolism in cats, including:
Cause – usually cardiomyopathies, occasionally hypercoagulable states and pulmonary primary neoplasia.
Signs – depends on site of embolus lodging.
Diagnosis – signs.
Treatment – supportive, anticoagulation therapy, treatment of underlying condition.
Prognosis – guarded.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Felis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.