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RodRussell
18th January 2015, 06:06 PM
An attachment to the dog's mitral valve can eliminate blood backflow through the valve. http://www.cavalierhealth.org/mitral_valve_disease.htm#epicardial_mitral_annulop lasty_device

Seventeen
18th January 2015, 09:57 PM
The study on MVD have really taken a huge step in 2014. and 2015 seems even gaining more ground.
We had the first surgery success on that Japanese Chin in November, now this, and a week ago also this drug in development.
http://www.cavalierhealth.org/mvd2.htm#Dr._Oyama_seeks_serotonin-blocking_drug_to_stop_MVD_before_heart_failure


Still IMO the MVD protocol should not be stopped. Whatever success these items bring.

Kate H
19th January 2015, 09:22 PM
These developments for dealing with symptoms and repairing damage are great, but we still need to breed MVD out. Sadly, better treatment could simply make some breeders more careless.

Kate, Oliver, and Aled (in the last stages of MVD)