Chronic Degenerative Valvular Disease

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Pet heart valve diagram
Diagram of the heart depicting close-up of mitral valve regurgitation

What is Chronic Degenerative Valvular Disease?

Are certain breeds prone to this?

Echocardiogram images taken simultaneously
Echocardiogram images taken simultaneously. The left image shows the thickened mitral valve (MV) bowing backwards into the left atrium (LA). The mosaic of color shown on the right is the Doppler technology revealing the turbulent regurgitant flow.

How is it diagnosed?

What treatment options are available?

How will my primary care veterinarian be involved?

We collaborate with you and your primary care veterinarian to prevent, delay, and eliminate signs of congestive heart failure while providing your pet optimal quality and length of life.