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Feline Medicine
New clinical trial in cats with congestive heart failure associated with feline cardiomyopathy
  1. Joanna Dukes-McEwan1,
  2. Anne French2,
  3. Chris Little3,
  4. Sarah Smith4 and
  5. Tobias Wagner5
  1. Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Chester High Road, Neston, Cheshire CH64 7TE telephone: 0151 795 6100
  2. Hospital for Small Animals, Division of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Midlothian EH25 9RG e-mail:
  3. CVS (UK), Barton Veterinary Hospital and Surgery, 34 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3BH e-mail:
  4. Ivy Court, Willington Road, Etwall, Derbyshire DE65 6JG telephone: 01283 733766
  5. Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists, Unit 6, Forest Corner Farm, Hangersley, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3JW e-mail:

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WE would like to inform colleagues about a new study being undertaken in cooperation with an animal health company to investigate a novel drug for the treatment of congestive heart failure associated with feline cardiomyopathy, and to invite referrals of potentially suitable cats and their owners for the study.

There are no robust studies to give an evidence base for the commonly used congestive …

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