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Webinar Title: Prognostic indicators in and management of feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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In this webinar David Connolly will describe the ACVIM staging for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and discuss appropriate therapies for each of the stages (prevention and treatment). This will cover the management of congestive heart failure, aortic thromboembolism and common arrhythmias. We will also discuss exciting future therapies based around recent clinical trials in humans and the repurposing of an established drug for the veterinary market. Additionally, we will consider basic echocardiographic indicators that are key to prognostication.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the ACVIM Staging of feline cardiomyopathies.
  2. Appreciate the morphology of the heart at these different stages.
  3. Understand different treatment option for different stages of feline cardiomyopathy.
  4. Become confident in the management and prevention of aortic thromboembolism.
  5. Gain insight into future developments in the management of HCM.
  6. Identify echocardiographic parameters with prognostic utility.

Who Should Attend:

  • Veterinary Surgeons

Why Attend:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of this complex disease.
  • Become more confident in prognostication of this highly heterogeneous condition.
  • Build confidence in the management of HCM based around the ACVIM classification system.
  • Take a look into the future of treatment for HCM.
  • Learn from an experienced veterinary cardiologist.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of the management of feline HCM. Register now for a session that will build your confidence in discussing the complexities of this disease with your clients and boost your skill in treating this common feline disease.


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