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Journal November 2011 (Vol 33, Issue 11)

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Pimobendan and Its Use in Treating Canine Congestive Heart Failure by Danielle Bowles , BVSc, FANZCVS, Darren Fry , MA, VetMB, MRCVS, FANZCVS

1. Compared with extracellular levels, cardiomyocyte intracellular (cytosolic) calcium levels are ________ in diastole and ________ in systole.
2. Which statement is correct with regard to the effects of pimobendan?
3. Pimobendan’s two mechanisms of action are
4. Which statement is true with regard to the reported adverse effects of pimobendan?
5. What is the recommended dose range for pimobendan in dogs?
6. The PITCH trial found that, in dogs with CHF due to DCM or MVD,
7. Which statement regarding the studies of pimobendan in dogs with MVD is correct?
8. Which statement regarding the use of pimobendan in dogs with DCM is true?
9. What effect does pimobendan have on the RAAS?
10. Which statement is true with regard to pimobendan?
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