Congestive Heart Failure

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Congestive heart failure is a complex syndrome that is determined by multiple factors. The general pathophysiology and core principles of treatment will be presented, including the use of new diuretics, inodilators and aldosterone blockers. The objectives of this session are to understand the physiology of congestive heart failure, identify the different types of heart failure and to manage acute and chronic congestive heart failure.

Program Track:  Small Animal

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  All Attendees

Fee:  $0.00


Joao Orvalho DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (Cardiology)

A Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology), Dr. Orvalho is a graduate of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon, Portugal. He completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at The Ohio State University, and a residency in veterinary cardiology at the University of California, Davis. After completing his residency, Dr. Orvalho joined the faculty of the UC Veterinary Medical Center – San Diego.