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Journal June 2012 (Vol 33, No 6)

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Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs by Sandra Rhodes , RAHT

1. The major functional deficit in early DCM is a result of
2. In DCM, a systemic neurohormonal response occurs primarily because of
3. _______________ are common clinical signs in dogs in the early stages of DCM.
4. Positive inotropic drugs are used to treat DCM because they
5. Syncope in dogs with DCM can be associated with
6. Which statement about idiopathic DCM is false?
7. Which medications tend to be well tolerated in most patients with DCM?
8. The neurohormonal compensatory mechanisms that accompany poor cardiac output
9. Reduced cardiac output in a patient with DCM
10. Supplementation using l-carnitine
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