Develop your knowledge and understanding of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in ferrets. 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 and outcomes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in ferrets, including:
Cause – unknown.
Signs – weak/irregular pulse, tachycardia, arrhythmias, systolic heart murmur, increased respiratory sounds, moist rales and/or cackles.
Diagnosis – radiography, echocardiography, electrocardiography, hematology and biochemistry.
Treatment – beta blockers, calcium channel blockers.
Prognosis – guarded and poor.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (ferrets) 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 30 minutes of CPD.