Develop your knowledge and understanding of aortic regurgitation in horses. This is a one-part course.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of aortic regurgitation in horses, including:
Cause – degeneration of the aortic valve, occasionally associated with endocarditis, congenital valvular disease or ventricular septal defect.
Signs – often none, CHF, ventral edema, increased respiratory rate, AF, poor performance, death.
Diagnosis – auscultation, clinical examination.
Treatment – none required in most cases.
Prognosis – good to guarded depending on severity of disease.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.