Anaesthetic-associated cardiac arrhythmias in dogs and cats: part 2

Miller, C. and Flaherty, D. (2017) Anaesthetic-associated cardiac arrhythmias in dogs and cats: part 2. Companion Animal, 22(11), pp. 640-645. (doi: 10.12968/coan.2017.22.11.640)

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Abstract

The first article in this series (Miller and Flaherty, 2017) discussed the pathophysiology of peri-anaesthetic arrhythmias, and their generic treatment, with a more in-depth focus on bradyarrhythmias; this second article focuses on tachyarrhythmias. These fast heart rates can dramatically affect cardiac output and may have marked consequences for haemodynamic stability. A description of those tachyarrhythmias commonly seen in relation to anaesthesia is followed by a discussion on treatment considerations and options.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Flaherty, Professor Derek and Miller, Chris
Authors: Miller, C., and Flaherty, D.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Companion Animal
Publisher:Mark Allen Group
ISSN:2053-0897
Published Online:13 November 2017

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