#Congestive heart failure
Understanding congestive heart failure
February 5, 2019Congestive heart failure (CHF) is described by medical professionals as more of a syndrome than a disease. Yet, when pet owners are often attuned to “disease,” how can veterinarians best convey what CHF really is to their clients? “Congestive heart failure can result from a variety of different types of underlying heart disease,” says Emily Karlin, DVM, Dipl. (cardiology), clinical instructor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. “When we say CHF, …
Tufts researchers find first genomic biomarkers in extracellular vesicles
July 27, 2017Important biomarkers have been found in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure, according to researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton, Mass.