2-3 November 2001, Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough

Friday 2nd November
09:00-09:30    Registration
09:30-10:15   Feline hypertension - epidemiological studies and investigation
Hattie Syme
10:15-11:00   Hypertension in cats: how should we assess response to treatment?
Jonathan Elliott
11:00-11:30   Coffee
11:30-12:15   Anti-thrombotic and thrombolytic drugs
Adrian Boswood
12:15-13:00   The heart is not only a pump but is also a gland - Part 1
Kathleen McEntee
13:00-14:15   Lunch
14:15-15:00   The heart is not only a pump but is also a gland - Part 2
Kathleen McEntee
15:00-15:30   Same shape, different size! Echocardiographic measurements in greyhounds, whippets and Italian greyhounds
David Church
15:30-16:00   Mitral valve endocardiosis: morphology, structure and cell function; clues to the aetiopathogenesis
Brendan Corcoran
16:00-16:30   Tea break
16:30-17:00   Observations from a retrospective study of 217 dogs with DCM: presentations and survival
Mike Martin
17:15-18:00   AGM of the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society
19:30   Dinner


Saturday 3rd November
09:00-09:50    Case Report - “Moving target”: ultrasound-guided biopsy of heart wall mass
Paul Mahoney
09:50-10:10   Case Report - Sick sinus syndrome associated with pregnancy in an Irish Terrier
Jon Wray
10:10-10:40   The use of tissue plasminogen activator in practice
Duncan Hole
10:40-11:10   Verminous invasion
Nat Whitley
11:10-11:30   Coffee
11:30-12:00   The use of a Reveal device in the investigation of intermittent collapse
Ruth Willis
12:00-12:30   Outcomes with variable vs. fixed-rate pacing
Paul Wotton
12:30-13:00   Surgical management of Tetralogy of Fallot
Dan Brockman
13:00-14:15   Lunch
14:15-15:00   Spironolactone: there's life in the old drug yet
Chris Little
15:00-15:45   Lung water - A review of pulmonary oedema
Dez Hughes
15:45-16:00   Tea break
16:00-16:45   Benazepril in feline renal failure
Alison Gleadhill