This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Colin Schwarzwald and Dr. Katharyn Mitchell, in collaboration with Consulting Editor Dr. Thomas Divers, focuses on Clinical Cardiology. Article topics include: An overview of the equine heart in health and disease; Examination of horses with cardiac disease; Echocardiography; Electrocardiography; Cardiac arrhythmias; Congenital cardiac disease; Acquired valvular disease; Pericardial disease, myocardial disease, and great vessel abnormalities; CV causes of exercise intolerance and poor performance; Assessment of the CV system during prepurchase and insurance examinations; Monitoring of the CV system; Response to exercise and training; and Drugs used to treat cardiac disease.
By Colin Schwarzwald, Prof. Dr. med. vet PhD Dipl ACVIM Dipl. ECEIM, Professor of Equine Internal Medicine, Equine Department, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland and Katharyn J Mitchell, Dipl. ACVIM & ECEIM, Senior Clinician, Equine Medicine/Cardiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland