Honey the Cocker Spaniel’s heart on ultrasound
The following images are taken from a single view (right parasternal, dog in standing position) and do not constitute a veterinary diagnosis or substitute for a professional veterinary echocardiogram.
Left Ventricle: Appears normal in size with good overall systolic function. No obvious regional wall motion abnormalities. Diastolic function not assessed.
Right Ventricle: Not seen.
Left Atrium: Appears normal in size.
Right Atrium & IVC: Not seen.
Mitral Valve: Thin and mobile mitral valve leaflets. No stenosis. Difficult to comment on regurgitation from a single view but no significant regurgitation seen.
Aortic Valve: Structurally normal without obvious stenosis or regurgitation.
Tricuspid Valve: Not seen.
Pulmonary Valve: Some regurgitation - ?physiologically normal
Pericardium: No significant pericardial effusion.
June 19, 2021