- No one standard therapy to date
- Small percentage of cats have survived on long-term therapy
- Supportive care with oxygen and ventilation
Endocardial Fibroelastosis and EMBs
- Oxygen therapy via cage delivery is least stressful
- Lung membrane tap if necessary
Living and Management
Expected Course and Prognosis:
- Endomyocarditis — Poor, although some animals survive; endomyocarditis may progress to left ventricular endocardial fibrosis
- Endocardial fibroelastosis and EMBs — medical treatment may prolong life, but recovery is unlikely.
a) A cavity in certain animals b) Term refers to a rear chamber in the heart or a cavity in the brain
The area inside a given tissue or organ
Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.