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Unravelling the pathophysiology of mitral valve regurgitation in horses in order to provide a more accurate diagnosis and prognosis

Mitral valve regurgitation is a frequent finding in athletic horses and often has important economic consequences when diagnosed in sport horses at prepurchase examination. The aim of this project is to unravel the pathophysiology of equine mitral valve disease in order to improve the diagnosis and provide a more accurate prognosis, using echocardiography and cardiac biomarkers.

Date:1 Oct 2022 →  31 Oct 2022
Keywords:Mitral valve regurgitation, Echocardiography, Horse
Disciplines:Cardiology, Veterinary physiology, pathophysiology and biochemistry, Veterinary anatomy, morphology and (clinical) pathology, Veterinary internal medicine and pathophysiology