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Heart failure associated with corticosteroids in cats

May 08, 2007
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Ployngam, T., A. H. Tobias, et al. (2006). "Hemodynamic effects of methylprednisolone acetate administration in cats." Am J Vet Res 67(4): 583-7.

Recently, CHF [congestive heart failure] associated with corticosteroid administration has been described in cats and humans. The purpose of the study reported here was to investigate which ... mechanisms may contribute to the pathophysiologic characteristics of corticosteroid-associated CHF in cats.
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