Fw: [FH] Fortekor for Cat Heart problems
----- Original Message -----
From: "Debbie Raikes-May" <gmo44@...>
To: "Susan" <somnamblst@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: [FH] Fortekor for Cat Heart problems
> Geb I am in the UK too. I had a lot of experience with my cat Treacle,
> year and now her twin who has HCM too. Wherabouts are you?
> We are in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Susan" <somnamblst@...>
> To: "G Huxley" <geb.huxley@...>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 2:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [FH] Fortekor for Cat Heart problems
> > --- G Huxley <geb.huxley@...> wrote:
> > > Hi Susan
> > > Thanks for your reply.
> > > I'm from the UK. Your explanation is very useful and
> > > should help me in
> > > understanding the problem.
> > > Geb
> > >
> > Geb,
> > In all my research, it does seem that US vet
> > cardiologists are more involved in not so much
> > research, but using existing extensive human clinical
> > trial research to apply it to veterinary patients.
> > This is because there is little money for animal
> > trials to benefit animals. Animals are however used in
> > research to benefit humans, so the veterinary
> > cardiologists do have an animal model basis for their
> > recommendations.
> > Anyways you may want to make your vet aware of some of
> > the most recent small animal cardiology articles.
> > See:
> > Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy:
> > What's new and relevant in 2002?
> > http://www.vetlatranquera.com.ar/pages/wild/small_animal_2.htm
> > and
> > Management Of Cardiovascular Disease: New Drugs And
> > New Approaches
> > http://www.vetlatranquera.com.ar/pages/wild/small_animal_3.htm
> > While dogs and cats are quite different (dogs=DCM;
> > cats=HCM) the approach regarding heart failure is
> > similar in dogs and cats.
> > Susan
> > =====
> > Rudy: Male DSH brown tabby, feral mom, diagnosed 09-2002 at 19 months of
> age with idiopathic HCM: grade 2 murmur, hyperkinetic heart, borderline
> normal thickening, considered asymptomatic, 12.5 mg Atenolol 1x day, 1/2
> baby aspirin 2x week administered via pilling
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