Guide to canine and feline electrocardiography
Guide to canine and feline electrocardiography
1st ed., 436 pages, 450 ill., John Wiley & Sons, August 2018
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Guide to Canine and Feline Electrocardiography offers a comprehensive and readable guide to the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms in cats and dogs.  
  • Covers all aspects of electrocardiography, from basics to advanced concepts of interest to specialists
  • Explains how to obtain high-quality electrocardiograms
  • Offers expert insight and guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of simple and complex arrhythmias alike
  • Features numerous case examples, with electrocardiograms and Holter monitor recordings
  • Shows the characteristics of normal and abnormal heart rhythms in dogs and cats
  • Includes access to a website with self-assessment questions and the appendices and figures from the book

List of Contributors vii
Preface ix
Acknowledgements xi
About the Companion Website xiii
1 Anatomy of the Conduction System 1
Pedro Oliveira
2 Cardiac Electrophysiology 9
Antonia Mavropoulou
3 Cardiac Vectors and the Genesis of the Electrocardiogram 21
Pedro Oliveira
4 Electrocardiography 35
Ruth Willis
5 Sinus Rhythms 57
Ruth Willis
6 Pathogenesis and Classification of Arrhythmias 67
Antonia Mavropoulou
7 Bradyarrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances 79
Ruth Willis
8 Atrial Rhythms 109
Pedro Oliveira
9 Atrial Fibrillation 127
Ruth Willis
10 Junctional Rhythms 147
Pedro Oliveira
11 Ventricular Rhythms 169
Antonia Mavropoulou
12 Clinical Approach to Arrhythmias and Intermittent Collapse 189
Ruth Willis
13 Diagnostic Approach to Narrow-QRS Complex Tachycardia 201
Antonia Mavropoulou
14 Diagnostic Approach to Wide-QRS Complex Tachycardia 211
Antonia Mavropoulou
15 Ambulatory Electrocardiographic Recordings 219
Ruth Willis
16 Heart Rate Variability 231
Domingo Casamian-Sorrosal
17 Anti-arrhythmic Drugs 241
Joel Freitas da Silva
18 Pacemaker Therapy 255
Simon Swift
19 Electrophysiology Studies and Catheter Ablation 271
Pedro Oliveira and Martin Lowe
20 Arrhythmias in Canine Cardiomyopathies and Valvular Heart Disease 285
Gerhard Wess and Marin Torti
21 Arrhythmias in Feline Cardiomyopathies 301
Erin L. Anderson
22 Inherited Ventricular Arrhythmias in German Shepherd Dogs 315
Thibault Ribas and Romain Pariaut
23 Systemic Disease and Arrhythmias, Including Selected Non-cardiogenic Causes of Collapse 319
Jon Wray
24 Cardiac Arrhythmias and Anaesthesia 337
Frances Downing and Louise Clark
Appendix 1 Normal ECG Measurements for Cats and Dogs 349
Appendix 2 Arrhythmias – A Brief Review 351
Appendix 3 Mean Electrical Axis 381
Appendix 4 Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs and Dosages 387
Appendix 5 Sample ECG Reports 389
Self-assessment 393
Index 425

Ruth Willis
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
Holter Monitoring Service
DIck White Referrals
Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, UK
Honorary Associate Professor
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, UK
Pedro Oliveira
DVM, Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), MRCVS
ECVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
Davies Veterinary Specialists
Higham Gobian
Hertfordshire, UK
Antonia Mavropoulou
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA (cardiology), MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Sepcialist inveterinary Cardiology
Davies Veterinary Sepcialists
Higham Gobion
Hertforsshire, UK

Item Code: CARDI56
ISBN: 9781119253846
Weigth: 1500 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Cardiology
VAT: VAT Exempt