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Evaluating hypercoagulability in dogs with brachycephalic airway syndrome: similarity to human obstructive sleep apnea.

Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Description: The primary purpose of the study is to determine whether English Bulldogs are more hypercoagulable than non-brachycephalic dogs by running a series of coagulation tests. We are also interested in determining if C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and cardiovascular risk, is elevated in English Bulldogs as it is in humans with obstructive sleep Read More