Pulmonary Hypertension in Canine Valve Disease

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Pulmonary hypertension secondary to degenerative valve disease is an important diagnosis that requires special attention from the clinicians due to its deleterious impact on quality of life and life expectancy. Pathophysiology and treatment will be presented.

Program Track:  Small Animal

CE Credits:  1.5

Available To:  All Attendees

Fee:  $0.00

Speaker(s)

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.