Enlarged Heart in Ferrets
Treatment may involve outpatient care and management to assist in various pulmonary symptoms, including supplemental oxygen for the ferret. In the case of arrhythmias, your ferret may be prescribed calcium channel blockers. The exact combination of treatments will depend on the severity of the condition, its underlying cause, and the ferret's symptoms. Consult your veterinarian.
Living and Management
The ferret's follow-up care, much like its treatment, will depend on the severity of the condition and the underlying cause. Generally, however, the more severe the case, the more likely the ferret will suffer from complications. Therefore, it is vital you bring it back to the veterinarian if any of the symptoms resurface.
A cavity within a bone; may also indicate a flow or channel
A medical condition in which the patient has an abnormally fast heartbeat
Pertaining to the lungs
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
Extreme loss of blood
The amount of pressure applied by the blood on the arteries.
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