NEW CARDIOLOGY SERVICE
The UVH is pleased to announce that Anne French, RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology MVB CertSAM DVC DECVIM-CA(Cardiology) will be providing a small animal cardiology service within the UVH on the following dates in 2008:
Anne is a graduate from UCD and is currently Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Cardiology and Head of the Small Animal Cardiopulmonary Unit at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh. Anne has an excellent research record with special interests in aortic stenosis in boxers, pimobendan in the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy, interventional cardiology, mitral valve disease in dogs and novel ultrasound techniques in small animals.
Cases assessed by Anne will be selected breeds (screening for cardiac disease) and ongoing cardiology cases referred to the Small Animal Clinical Studies service. Selected breeds include: Newfoundlands, Boxers and and Maine Coon cats.
The screening charge is €165 (consultation, auscultation, echocardiography). Please contact the UVH (phone 01-716 6000) for further information or to make a referral.
Detailed information on screening is available on The Veterinary Cardiovascular Society website: http://www.bsava.com/vcs