Heart Block (First-Degree) in Dogs
Depending on the underlying disease causing the atrioventricular block, treatment will vary.
Living and Management
Your veterinarian will prescribe diet guidelines as necessary to treat the underlying cause of the disease. You will need to follow-up with your veterinarian for regular appointments so that any changes can be addressed immediately. EKGs will be taken at each visit to follow the progress of the heart's ability to conduct properly.
A lump of tissue inside the right atrium; it helps to regulate the beat of the heart
A bundle of fibers that are used in the process of sending impulses through the body
A record of the activity of the myocardium
A mass of tissue that can be found inside the right atrium; transmits electrical impulses to certain areas of the heart.
A wave that is transmitted through nerves and nervous tissue
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