Hypertension in the Dog and Cat
by Jonathan Elliott, Harriet Syme, Rosanne Jepson
This book provides an in-depth review on various aspects of canine and feline hypertension. Physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology and pathological consequences of high blood pressure in cats and dogs are discussed. A comparative approach is taken, the underpinning research is critically evaluated and knowledge gaps identified. In addition, the reader is presented with evidence-based treatment strategies.
The book targets researchers, graduate students and clinical specialists in small animal internal medicine as well as veterinary clinicians with interest in nephrology, cardiology, neurology and ophthalmology.
- Essential guide on principles and pathophysiology of hypertension in dogs and cats
- Discusses causes and effects of high blood pressure in different internal organs
- Presents management and treatment strategies of hypertension in companion animals