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Dietetic diet: for cardiac insufficiency

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Introduction

Name

  • Dietetic diet: support of heart function in chronic cardiac insufficiency.

Class of drug

  • Dietetic pet food.

Description

Nutritional properties

  • Moderately restricted sodium. Severe sodium restriction in cardiac failure is likely not beneficial due to the activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone mechanism. Hyponatremia Hyponatremia in dogs with CHF is associated with a poorer prognosis.
  • Increased potassium:sodium ratio.
  • Increased magnesium.
  • Increased water-soluble vitamins.
  • Increased taurine Taurine and l-carnitine L-carnitine.
  • Increased omega-3 fatty acids Omega-3 fatty acids.

Uses

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Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Freeman L M, Stern J A, Fries R et al (2018) Diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs: what do we know? JAVMA 253 (11), 1390-1394 PubMed.
  • Belevych A E, Ho H T, Terentyeva R et al (2013) Dietary omega-3 fatty acids promote arrhythmogenic remodeling of cellular Ca2+ handling in a postinfarction model of sudden cardiac death. PLoS One (10), e78414 PubMed.
  • Suematsu N, Ojaimi C, Recchia F A et al (2010) Potential mechanisms of low-sodium diet-induced cardiac disease: superoxide-NO in the heart. Circ Res 106 (3), 593-600 PubMed.
  • Atkins C, Bonagura J, Ettinger S et al (2009) Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of canine chronic valvular heart disease. J Vet Intern Med 23 (6), 1142-1150 PubMed.
  • Freeman L M, Rush J E, Markwell P J (2006) Effects of dietary modification in dogs with early chronic valvular disease. J Vet Intern Med 20 (5), 1116-1126 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Roudebush P & Keene B W (2010) Cardiovascular disease. In: Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. 5th edn. Topeka: Mark Morris Institute.
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