2017 journal article

Pilot study to determine the feasibility of radiation therapy for dogs with right atrial masses and hemorrhagic pericardial effusion

Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 19(2), 132–143.

By: M. Nolan n, M. Arkans n, D. LaVine n, T. DeFrancesco n, J. Myers*, E. Griffith n, L. Posner n, B. Keene n ...

author keywords: Heart-base tumor; Cardiac hemangiosarcoma; Canine
MeSH headings : Animals; Dog Diseases / diagnostic imaging; Dog Diseases / radiotherapy; Dogs; Echocardiography; Female; Heart Atria; Heart Neoplasms / complications; Heart Neoplasms / radiotherapy; Heart Neoplasms / veterinary; Hemangiosarcoma / complications; Hemangiosarcoma / radiotherapy; Hemangiosarcoma / veterinary; Hemorrhage / complications; Hemorrhage / veterinary; Male; Pericardial Effusion / complications; Pericardial Effusion / veterinary; Pilot Projects; Postoperative Complications / veterinary; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: RT alone, or in combination with chemotherapy, may provide clinical benefit to dogs with presumptive diagnoses of cardiac hemangiosarcoma, and appears to have reduced the frequency of periacardial tamponade that necessitated pericardiocentesis. (via Semantic Scholar)
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3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
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Added: August 6, 2018

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