Pulmonic Stenosis

Pulmonic Stenosis

Is a congenital heart disease where blood does not flow through the heart properly due to a narrowing of the region between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery. This obstruction in the pulmonary valve causes the right side of the heart to work harder, and enlarge. It can lead to heart failure. Treatment depends on the severity of the disease. In minor cases, monitoring of your dog by a veterinarian and in some cases, when a clinical sign of heart failure is found, the dog will be treated with a diuretics. If the dog is severely affected by the disease, surgery is recommended but the procedure differs depending on the location of the blockage