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Cardiology 2

Nov. 9-13, 2019

Birkenfeld Pet Hospital, No.1745 South Xi Zang Rd., Huangpu District, Shanghai, China

Principal Course Master: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wess, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA (DE) Course Masters: Prof. Dr. Jens Häggström, DECVIM-CA (SE) The 2019 Veterinary Cardiology Course II of the ESAVS in Asia requires experience and knowledge in veterinary cardiology. Topics include advanced treatment options, syncope and ECG, basic echocardiography, feline cardiomyopathies and advanced diseases. Topics: Syncope: practical work-up and differentials ECG-repetition: assessment of arrhythmia`s and treatment strategies Holter Monitoring: when to use, how to do, and how to Analyse Assessment of the diuretic function, the challenge between volume overload and hypo Perfusion Advanced treatment options of acute heart failure Advanced treatment options of chronic heart failure Interactive cases management of challenging cases Clinical case studies, heart failure treatment Dyspnea in felines Feline Cardiomyopathies: physical examination, SAM, DR VOTO, genetic tests Feline Cardiomyopathies-ECG, radiography and biomarker changes Update: treatment of feline cardiomyopathy Aortic thrombosis diagnosis and therapy ECG cases – practicals in small Groups Atrial septal defect: diagnosis and treatment options Ventricular septal defect: diagnosis and treatment options Differentiation of MMVD and DCM in large breed dogs Cyanotic heart diseases Mitral and Tricuspid valve dysplasia Systemic hypertension: diagnosis and treatment Pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis and Treatment Echocardiography basics: standard views M-Mode – reference values and results Interpretation Spectral Doppler-Echocardiography (PW and CW) Colour Doppler-Echocardiography – tips and tricks Hands-on: practical training of acquiring Echo-images from the right side Hands-on: practical training of Echo-measurement; ECG cases; ECHO cases Hands-on: right and left sided ECHO views; ECG cases; ECHO cases Problem oriented echocardiography – volume overload Problem oriented echocardiography – pressure overload ECHO cases – interactive cases Management Language: All modules will be held in China, in English language with consecutive translation in Chinese.


Canine, Feline



European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies Asia (ESAVS)

Katja Müller

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Am Bahnhof 2 55765 Birkenfeld