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The course of treatment will depend on the underlying cause of the heart attack and the complications associated with the myocardial infarction. Initial treatment also involves using medication(s) to dissolve the thrombus and restore blood flow to the heart muscles.
In severe cases, especially those with irregular heart rhythms, dogs will hospitalized until they are stabilized.
The prognosis largely depends on extent and duration of problem. In addition to regular monitoring of heart and laboratory testing during treatment, your veterinarian will recommend restricting the dog's activity during and after treatment.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
The collection of blood that is attached to the inside of a wall or vein
The term for the thickest layer of the heart muscle
A large blood vessel that transports blood out of the heart.
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance