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INTAS POLIVET
Year : 2011, Volume : 12, Issue : 2
First page : ( 274) Last page : ( 275)
Print ISSN : 0972-1738. Online ISSN : 2249-8796.

Sinoatrial Block in a Dog and its management

Kumar A., Mahendran K., Dey S.

Division of Veterinary Medicine, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly-243122 (Uttar Pradesh)

Online published on 24 January, 2012.

Abstract

A 8-year-old Spitz dog was presented with history of inappetance, cough, weakness, respiratory distress and lethargy. Electrocardiographic examination (ECG), heart rhythm was found irregular with pause indicating absence of P-QRS-T complexes. The case was tentatively diagnosed as sinus arrest or sinoatrial block. The hematological and biochemical parameters were found within normal reference ranges and cardiac specific biomarker, Troponine T qualitative test was found negative. Atropine sulphate @ 0.04 mg/kg body weight intravenously given as an immediate therapy and terbutaline @ 4mg/kg body weight orally to 2 weeks was given for long term management of the condition. The animal started responding well to the therapy adopted.

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Keywords

Atropine sulphate, electrocardiography, sinoatrial block, terbutaline, troponin.

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