Works (26)

Updated: August 16th, 2023 21:16

2023 article

Retrospective evaluation of the etiology and clinical characteristics of peripheral edema in dogs

Whelchel, B. D., Palerme, J.-S., Tou, S. P., & Ward, J. L. (2023, July 15). JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE.

By: B. Whelchel*, J. Palerme*, S. Tou n & J. Wardโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: congestive heart failure; effusion; hypoalbuminemia; pitting; thrombosis; vasculitis
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 31, 2023

2022 journal article

Association of diet with clinical outcomes in dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure*

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY CARDIOLOGY, 40, 99โ€“109.

By: A. Walker*, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, J. Bonagura nโ€‰, B. Keene n, K. Meurs nโ€‰, S. Tou n, K. Kurtz*, B. Aona* ...

co-author countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Canine; Survival; Grain-free; Echocardiography; Nutritional
MeSH headings : Animals; Dogs; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / diagnosis; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / veterinary; Diet / veterinary; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Echocardiography / veterinary; Edible Grain; Heart Failure / complications; Heart Failure / therapy; Heart Failure / veterinary; Retrospective Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 6, 2022

2021 journal article

A deleterious mutation in the ALMS1 gene in a naturally occurring model of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the Sphynx cat

ORPHANET JOURNAL OF RARE DISEASES, 16(1).

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; ALMS1; Feline; Mitogenic; Sphynx
MeSH headings : Animals; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / genetics; Cats / genetics; Cell Cycle Proteins / genetics; Exons; Mice; Mutation / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 12, 2021

2021 journal article

Absence of known feline MYH7 and MYBPC3 variants in a diverse cohort of cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

ANIMAL GENETICS, 52(4), 542โ€“544.

By: . K. O'Donnell n, D. Adin n, C. Atkins n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, B. Keene n, S. Tou n, K. Meurs nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: cardiomyopathy; feline; genetic; HCM; mutation
MeSH headings : Animals; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / genetics; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / veterinary; Carrier Proteins / genetics; Carrier Proteins / metabolism; Cat Diseases / genetics; Cat Diseases / metabolism; Cats; Female; Genetic Variation; Male; Myosin Heavy Chains / genetics; Myosin Heavy Chains / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 17, 2021

2021 personal communication

Letter to the editor regarding "Efficacy of adding ramipril (VAsotop) to the combination of furosemide (Lasix) and pimobendan (VEtmedin) in dogs with mitral valve degeneration: The VALVE trial"

Atkins, C., Keene, B., DeFrancesco, T. C., Tou, S., Chetboul, V., Cote, E., โ€ฆ Stepien, R. L. (2021, March).

By: C. Atkins n, B. Keene n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, S. Tou n, V. Chetboulโ€‰*, E. Coteโ€‰*, S. Ettinger, P. Fox* ...

co-author countries: Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Animals; Dogs; Furosemide / therapeutic use; Mitral Valve; Pyridazines / therapeutic use; Ramipril / therapeutic use
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Myxomatous mitral valve disease in Miniature Schnauzers and Yorkshire Terriers: 134 cases (2007-2016)

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 259(12), 1428โ€“1432.

By: D. DeProspero n, . Kerry A. O'Donnell, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, B. Keene n, S. Tou n, D. Adin n, C. Atkins n, K. Meurs nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Animals; Dog Diseases / epidemiology; Dogs; Heart Valve Diseases / veterinary; Humans; Mitral Valve; Mitral Valve Prolapse / epidemiology; Mitral Valve Prolapse / veterinary; Prospective Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 21, 2022

2021 article

Use of whole genome analysis to identify shared genomic variants across breeds in canine mitral valve disease

Williams, B., Friedenberg, S. G., Keene, B. W., Tou, S. P., DeFrancesco, T. C., & Meurs, K. M. (2021, June 27). HUMAN GENETICS, Vol. 6.

By: B. Williams n, S. Friedenberg*, B. Keene n, S. Tou n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰ & K. Meurs nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Animals; Breeding; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dogs; Genetic Variation; Genome-Wide Association Study; Heart Valve Diseases / genetics; Heart Valve Diseases / veterinary; Mutation; Whole Genome Sequencing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2021

2020 journal article

Renin-angiotensin aldosterone profile before and after angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibitor administration in dogs with angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 34(2), 600โ€“606.

By: D. Adin*, C. Atkins n, O. Domenig, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, B. Keene n, S. Tou n, J. Sternโ€‰*, K. Meurs nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: ACE-inhibitor; enalapril; genotype; pharmacogenetic; pharmacogenomic
MeSH headings : Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / pharmacology; Animals; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dog Diseases / metabolism; Dogs; Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Genotype; Humans; Mitral Valve Prolapse / enzymology; Mitral Valve Prolapse / genetics; Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A / genetics; Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A / metabolism; Polymorphism, Genetic; Renin-Angiotensin System / physiology; Retrospective Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 16, 2020

2020 journal article

Retrospective evaluation of the safety and tolerability of pimobendan in cats with obstructive vs nonobstructive cardiomyopathy

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 34(6), 2211โ€“2222.

By: J. Wardโ€‰*, E. Kussin*, M. Tropfโ€‰*, S. Tou n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰ & B. Keene n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: cardiac; cardiomyopathy; feline; hypertrophic; positive inotrope
MeSH headings : Animals; Cardiomyopathies / drug therapy; Cardiomyopathies / veterinary; Cardiotonic Agents / adverse effects; Cat Diseases / drug therapy; Cats; Heart Failure / drug therapy; Heart Failure / veterinary; Pyridazines / adverse effects; Retrospective Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 26, 2020

2019 journal article

A missense variant in the titin gene in Doberman pinscher dogs with familial dilated cardiomyopathy and sudden cardiac death

Human Genetics, 138(5), 515โ€“524.

By: K. Meurs nโ€‰, S. Friedenberg*, J. Kolb*, C. Saripalli*, P. Toninoโ€‰*, K. Woodruff n, N. Olby nโ€‰, B. Keene n ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Base Sequence; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / genetics; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / veterinary; Connectin / genetics; Death, Sudden, Cardiac / etiology; Death, Sudden, Cardiac / veterinary; Disease Models, Animal; Dogs; Female; Genetic Predisposition to Disease / genetics; Male; Mutation, Missense / genetics; Protein Kinases / genetics; Whole Genome Sequencing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Echocardiographic phenotype of canine dilated cardiomyopathy differs based on diet type

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY CARDIOLOGY, 21, 1โ€“9.

By: D. Adin n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, B. Keene n, S. Tou n, K. Meurs nโ€‰, C. Atkins n, B. Aona n, K. Kurtz n ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Nutritional; Heart failure; Dog; Taurine
MeSH headings : Animals; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / diagnostic imaging; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / pathology; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / veterinary; Diet / adverse effects; Diet / veterinary; Dog Diseases / diagnostic imaging; Dog Diseases / pathology; Dogs; Echocardiography / veterinary; Edible Grain / adverse effects; Female; Male; Phenotype
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 2, 2019

2019 journal article

Myxomatous mitral valve disease in the miniature poodle: A retrospective study

VETERINARY JOURNAL, 244, 94โ€“97.

By: K. Meurs nโ€‰, D. Adin n, . K. O'Donnell n, B. Keene n, C. Atkins n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, S. Tou n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Canine; Genetic; Miniature poodle; Mitral valve; Myxomatous valve
MeSH headings : Animals; Dog Diseases / diagnostic imaging; Dog Diseases / epidemiology; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dogs; Female; Male; Mitral Valve Prolapse / diagnostic imaging; Mitral Valve Prolapse / epidemiology; Mitral Valve Prolapse / genetics; Mitral Valve Prolapse / veterinary; North Carolina / epidemiology; Pedigree; Records; Retrospective Studies; Severity of Illness Index
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 2, 2019

2018 journal article

Evaluation of genes associated with human myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs with familial myxomatous mitral valve degeneration

VETERINARY JOURNAL, 232, 16โ€“19.

By: K. Meurs nโ€‰, S. Friedenbergโ€‰*, B. Williams n, B. Keene n, C. Atkins n, D. Adin n, B. Aona n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰ ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Canine; Cavalier King Charles spaniel; Dachshund; Genetic; Mitral valve; Myxomatous valve
MeSH headings : Animals; DNA / blood; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dogs; Heart Valve Diseases / genetics; Heart Valve Diseases / veterinary; Humans; Mitral Valve; Mitral Valve Prolapse / genetics; Mutation; Species Specificity; Whole Genome Sequencing / veterinary
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Accuracy of point-of-care lung ultrasonography for the diagnosis of cardiogenic pulmonary edema in dogs and cats with acute dyspnea

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 250(6), 666โ€“675.

By: J. Ward*, G. Lisciandro, B. Keene*, S. Tou* & T. DeFrancesco*โ€‰

MeSH headings : Animals; Cat Diseases / diagnosis; Cats; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dogs; Dyspnea / diagnosis; Dyspnea / veterinary; Observer Variation; Point-of-Care Systems; Prospective Studies; Pulmonary Edema / diagnosis; Pulmonary Edema / veterinary; Ultrasonography / instrumentation; Ultrasonography / veterinary
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Angiotensin-converting enzyme activity and inhibition in dogs with cardiac disease and an angiotensin-converting enzyme polymorphism

JOURNAL OF THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM, 18(4).

By: K. Meurs nโ€‰, J. Sternโ€‰ n, C. Atkins n, D. Adin n, B. Aona n, J. Condit n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, Y. Reina-Doreste n ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Polymorphism; canine; angiotensin-converting enzyme; enalapril
MeSH headings : Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / therapeutic use; Animals; Breeding; Dogs; Genotype; Heart Diseases / drug therapy; Heart Diseases / enzymology; Heart Diseases / genetics; Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A / genetics; Polymorphism, Genetic
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Patent ductus arteriosus in cats (Felis catus): 50 cases (2000-2015)

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY CARDIOLOGY, 19(1), 35โ€“43.

By: A. Bascunan*, K. Mankinโ€‰*, A. Saundersโ€‰*, J. Bright*, V. Scharf n, A. Singhโ€‰*, . L. O'Sullivan, B. Brissonโ€‰* ...

co-author countries: Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Congenital; Feline; Pulmonary hypertension; Surgery; Shunt
MeSH headings : Animals; Cat Diseases / diagnostic imaging; Cat Diseases / physiopathology; Cat Diseases / therapy; Cats; Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / diagnostic imaging; Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / physiopathology; Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / therapy; Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / veterinary; Echocardiography / veterinary; Female; Hypertension, Pulmonary / veterinary; Male; Radiography, Thoracic / veterinary; Retrospective Studies; Survival Analysis; Vascular Fistula / veterinary
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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), 132โ€“143.

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

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Outcome and survival in canine sick sinus syndrome and sinus node dysfunction: 93 cases (2002-2014)

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY CARDIOLOGY, 18(3), 199โ€“212.

By: J. Ward n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, S. Tou n, C. Atkins n, E. Griffith n & B. Keene n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Dog; Arrhythmia; Bradycardia; Sinus arrest; Pacemaker
MeSH headings : Animals; Dog Diseases / mortality; Dogs; Prognosis; Sick Sinus Syndrome / mortality; Sick Sinus Syndrome / veterinary; Sinoatrial Node / physiopathology; Survival Analysis; Treatment Outcome
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Suspected acute myocardial infarction in a dystrophin-deficient dog

NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS, 26(6), 361โ€“366.

By: S. Schneider*, A. Colemanโ€‰ n, L. Guoโ€‰*, S. Tou n, B. Keene n & J. Kornegayโ€‰*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Muscular dystrophy; Duchenne muscular dystrophy; Golden retriever muscular dystrophy; Cardiomyopathy; Animal model; Myocardial infarction
MeSH headings : Animals; Biomarkers / blood; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dog Diseases / physiopathology; Dogs; Fatal Outcome; Female; Heart / diagnostic imaging; Heart / physiopathology; Muscular Dystrophy, Animal / complications; Muscular Dystrophy, Animal / diagnosis; Muscular Dystrophy, Animal / genetics; Muscular Dystrophy, Animal / physiopathology; Myocardial Infarction / complications; Myocardial Infarction / diagnostic imaging; Myocardial Infarction / physiopathology; Myocardial Infarction / veterinary; Myocardium / pathology
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Complication Rates Associated with Transvenous Pacemaker Implantation in Dogs with High-Grade Atrioventricular Block Performed During versus After Normal Business Hours

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 29(1), 157โ€“163.

By: J. Ward n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰, S. Tou n, C. Atkins n, E. Griffith n & B. Keene n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Canine; Heart block; Transvenous
MeSH headings : Animals; Atrioventricular Block / therapy; Atrioventricular Block / veterinary; Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures / adverse effects; Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures / veterinary; Dog Diseases / therapy; Dogs; Pacemaker, Artificial / veterinary; Postoperative Complications / veterinary; Retrospective Studies; Treatment Outcome
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Cor triatriatum

Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions, 604โ€“609.

By: B. Keene & S. Tou

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Case-control study of the effects of pimobendan on survival time in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 245(5), 534โ€“539.

MeSH headings : Animals; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / drug therapy; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / mortality; Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / veterinary; Cardiotonic Agents / therapeutic use; Case-Control Studies; Cat Diseases / drug therapy; Cat Diseases / mortality; Cats; Female; Heart Failure / drug therapy; Heart Failure / mortality; Heart Failure / veterinary; Male; Pyridazines / therapeutic use; Retrospective Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Association of Dilated Cardiomyopathy with the Striatin Mutation Genotype in Boxer Dogs

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE, 27(6), 1437โ€“1440.

By: K. Meurs nโ€‰, J. Stern n, D. Sisson*, M. Kittleson*, S. Cunninghamโ€‰*, M. Ames n, C. Atkins n, T. DeFrancesco nโ€‰ ...

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Boxer; Dilated cardiomyopathy; Mutation; Striatin
MeSH headings : Animals; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / genetics; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / physiopathology; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / veterinary; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / genetics; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / physiopathology; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / veterinary; Case-Control Studies; Confidence Intervals; DNA / chemistry; DNA / genetics; Dog Diseases / genetics; Dog Diseases / physiopathology; Dogs; Echocardiography / veterinary; Female; Genotype; Male; Membrane Proteins / genetics; Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; Sequence Deletion / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Hybrid cutting balloon dilatation for treatment of cor triatriatum sinister in a cat

JOURNAL OF VETERINARY CARDIOLOGY, 15(3), 205โ€“210.

By: J. Stern n, S. Tou n, P. Barker*, K. Hillโ€‰*, A. Lodge*, K. Mathews n, B. Keene n

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
author keywords: Sinistrum; Pulmonary venous anomaly; Feline; Congenital heart disease; Dilatation
MeSH headings : Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary / methods; Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary / veterinary; Animals; Cat Diseases / diagnosis; Cat Diseases / therapy; Cats; Cor Triatriatum / diagnosis; Cor Triatriatum / therapy; Cor Triatriatum / veterinary; Echocardiography, Transesophageal / veterinary; Female
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Canine models of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and their use in therapeutic strategies

Mammalian Genome, 23(1-2), 85โ€“108.

By: J. Kornegay, J. Bogan, D. Bogan, M. Childers, J. Li, P. Nghiem, D. Detwiler, C. Larsen ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 article

ECG of the Month

Tou, S. P., DeFrancesco, T. C., & Keene, B. W. (2011, July 1). JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Vol. 239, pp. 55โ€“57.

By: S. Tou n, T. DeFrancesco*โ€‰ & B. Keene*

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
MeSH headings : Animals; Bundle-Branch Block / diagnosis; Bundle-Branch Block / veterinary; Dog Diseases / diagnosis; Dogs; Electrocardiography / veterinary; Male; Tachycardia, Sinus / veterinary
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

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