CARDIAC TAMPONADE SECONDARY TO INTRAPERICARDIAL TUMOR IN A DOG. CASE REPORT

Published in Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 19 ISSUE 3
Written by Andrei BAISAN, Cristina BARBAZAN, Geta PAVEL, Diana MOCANU, Vlad TIPISCA, Vasile VULPE

Presence of an intrapericardial tumor can produce effusion accumulation, sometimes in a great amount, creating pressure over the myocardium and reducing the cardiac diastole. This process is called cardiac tamponade and brings together a series of changes, both in cardiac activity and the entire cardiovascular system. The pericardial effusion associated with the presence of a cardiac tumor is uncommon in dogs, with a frequency of 7%, while the cardiac tumors without pericardial effusion amount to 3% of the total cardiac diseases studied. A 12 years old male Mioritic shepherd dog was reffered to the Clinics of Veterinary Faculty of Ia


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