Program for FAVP meeting 17–18 April 2021
Small Animal Section, Cardiology

Lecturers:

Anna Tidholm, PhD, Associate Professor (docent), Diplomate ECVIM (cardiology) (AT)

Saturday April 17

09.00 – 09.15 Opening Ceremony
09.15 – 10.05 Clinical examination:
Is it heart disease or not? Do I need to refer the patient? Is it safe to perform anesthesia, give iv fluids or corticosteroids to a dog or cat with an undiagnosed murmur? (AT)
10.15 – 10.45 How to diagnose heart disease in dogs and cats:
Beginners guide to analyzing ECGs (AT)
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.00 Saki Paatsama Honorary lecture
12.00 – 13.15 Lunch break
13.15 – 14.45 How to diagnose heart disease in dogs and cats:
Beginners guide to analyzing ECGs
Treatment of arrhythmias (AT)
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 – 16.15 How to diagnose heart disease in dogs and cats:
Thoracic radiography, echocardiography/Doppler, biomarkers
Clinical cases (AT)
16.40 – 17.15 Small Animal Section meeting / Pieneläinjaoston vuosikokous
17:15 -> Annual meeting of FAVP / SEP ry:n vuosikokous

Sunday April 18

09.00 – 10.00 Adult-onset heart diseases in dogs (AT)
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 11.20 Pulmonary and systemic hypertension (AT)
11.30 – 12.30 Cardiomyopathy and thromboembolic disease in cats. Do all cats with LV hypertrophy have primary heart disease? (AT)
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 – 14.30 Update on the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs and cats. What’s new? (AT)
14.30 – 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 – 16.00 Case studies