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Mark D Kittleson

Title(s)Professor Emeritus, SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Phone530-752-7294
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    University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MNDVM06/1974Veterinary Medicine
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, KSMSc08/1978Veterinary Medicine
    Ohio State University, Columbus, OHPhD05/1982Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology

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    1. Buckley RM, Grahn RA, Gandolfi B, Herrick JR, Kittleson MD, Bateman HL, Newsom J, Swanson WF, Prieur DJ, Lyons LA. Assisted reproduction mediated resurrection of a feline model for Chediak-Higashi syndrome caused by a large duplication in LYST. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 09; 10(1):64. PMID: 31919397.
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    2. Pownall WR, Kovacevic A, Kittleson MD. ECG of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 11 15; 251(10):1144-1146. PMID: 29099260.
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    3. Fox PR, Kittleson MD, Basso C, Thiene G. Letter to the Editor. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 07; 31(4):969. PMID: 28626958.
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    4. Park S, Kittleson MD, Yu D, Choi J. Echocardiographic Features of Giant Right Atrial Diverticulum in a Dog. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 May; 31(3):879-883. PMID: 28463475.
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    5. Lake-Bakaar GA, Griffiths LG, Kittleson MD. Balloon Valvuloplasty of Tricuspid Stenosis: A Retrospective Study of 5 Labrador Retriever Dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar; 31(2):311-315. PMID: 28220526.
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    6. Kittleson MD, Fox PR, Basso C, Thiene G. Naturally Occurring Biventricular Noncompaction in an Adult Domestic Cat. J Vet Intern Med. 2017 Mar; 31(2):527-531. PMID: 28158907.
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    7. van Dijk SJ, Bezold Kooiker K, Mazzalupo S, Yang Y, Kostyukova AS, Mustacich DJ, Hoye ER, Stern JA, Kittleson MD, Harris SP. The A31P missense mutation in cardiac myosin binding protein C alters protein structure but does not cause haploinsufficiency. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2016 07 01; 601:133-40. PMID: 26777460.
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    8. Jung SW, Sun W, Griffiths LG, Kittleson MD. Atrial Fibrillation as a Prognostic Indicator in Medium to Large-Sized Dogs with Myxomatous Mitral Valvular Degeneration and Congestive Heart Failure. J Vet Intern Med. 2016 Jan-Feb; 30(1):51-7. PMID: 26681398.
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    9. Kittleson MD, Meurs KM, Harris SP. The genetic basis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats and humans. J Vet Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 17 Suppl 1:S53-73. PMID: 26776594.
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    10. Kittleson MD, Stern JA, Brown DJ. Predicting development of subaortic stenosis in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 May 15; 246(10):1058. PMID: 25932929.
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    11. Rishniw M, Brownell LD, Jetton J, Henderson L, Kittleson MD. ECG of the Month. Ringing artifacts in sinus rhythm. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Jun 01; 244(11):1258-9. PMID: 24846423.
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    12. Tablin F, Schumacher T, Pombo M, Marion CT, Huang K, Norris JW, Jandrey KE, Kittleson MD. Platelet activation in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Mar-Apr; 28(2):411-8. PMID: 24612013.
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    13. Tanner JC, Lake-Bakaar GA, Kittleson MD. ECG of the Month. Arrhythmia. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Sep 01; 243(5):637-9. PMID: 23971841.
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    14. Meurs KM, Stern JA, Sisson DD, Kittleson MD, Cunningham SM, Ames MK, Atkins CE, DeFrancesco T, Hodge TE, Keene BW, Reina Doreste Y, Leuthy M, Motsinger-Reif AA, Tou SP. Association of dilated cardiomyopathy with the striatin mutation genotype in boxer dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Nov-Dec; 27(6):1437-40. PMID: 24033487.
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    15. Longeri M, Ferrari P, Knafelz P, Mezzelani A, Marabotti A, Milanesi L, Pertica G, Polli M, Brambilla PG, Kittleson M, Lyons LA, Porciello F. Myosin-binding protein C DNA variants in domestic cats (A31P, A74T, R820W) and their association with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):275-85. PMID: 23323744.
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    16. Pignon C, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Sinclair K, Baey C, Pignon JP, Mayer J, Kittleson MD, Paul-Murphy J. Evaluation of heart murmurs in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera): 59 cases (1996-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Nov 15; 241(10):1344-7. PMID: 23113527.
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    17. Lake-Bakaar GA, Mok MY, Kittleson MD. Fossa ovalis tear causing right to left shunting in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. J Vet Cardiol. 2012 Dec; 14(4):541-5. PMID: 23110980.
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    18. Wiese AJ, Barter LS, Ilkiw JE, Kittleson MD, Pypendop BH. Cardiovascular and respiratory effects of incremental doses of dopamine and phenylephrine in the management of isoflurane-induced hypotension in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am J Vet Res. 2012 Jun; 73(6):908-16. PMID: 22620707.
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    19. Singh MK, Johnson LR, Kittleson MD, Pollard RE. Bronchomalacia in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve degeneration. J Vet Intern Med. 2012 Mar-Apr; 26(2):312-9. PMID: 22332787.
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    20. Singh MK, Kittleson MD, Kass PH, Griffiths LG. Occlusion devices and approaches in canine patent ductus arteriosus: comparison of outcomes. J Vet Intern Med. 2012 Jan-Feb; 26(1):85-92. PMID: 22211471.
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    21. Jung SW, Kittleson MD. The effect of atenolol on NT-proBNP and troponin in asymptomatic cats with severe left ventricular hypertrophy because of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pilot study. J Vet Intern Med. 2011 Sep-Oct; 25(5):1044-9. PMID: 21781160.
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    22. Kittleson MD, Bonagura JD. Re: Efficacy of spironolactone on survival in dogs with naturally occurring mitral regurgitation caused by myxomatous mitral valve disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 24(6):1245-6; author reply 1247-8. PMID: 21054535.
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    23. Kittleson MD, Meurs K, Munro M. Re: Association of A31P and A74T polymorphisms in the myosin binding protein C3 gene and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Maine Coon and other breed cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Nov-Dec; 24(6):1242-3; author reply 1244. PMID: 21054533.
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    24. Singh MK, Cocchiaro MF, Kittleson MD. NT-proBNP measurement fails to reliably identify subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Maine Coon cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2010 Dec; 12(12):942-7. PMID: 21036088.
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    25. Cocchiaro MF, Kittleson MD. ECG of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Apr 15; 236(8):836-8. PMID: 20392177.
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    26. Hall TL, Magdesian KG, Kittleson MD. Congenital cardiac defects in neonatal foals: 18 cases (1992-2007). J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Jan-Feb; 24(1):206-12. PMID: 20391638.
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    27. Kittleson M, Rishniw M, Pion P, Kass P. Effect of benazepril on survival and cardiac events in dogs with asymptomatic mitral valve disease: A retrospective study of 141 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2009 Sep-Oct; 23(5):953-4; author reply 955-6. PMID: 19737176.
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    28. Meurs KM, Norgard MM, Kuan M, Haggstrom J, Kittleson M. Analysis of 8 sarcomeric candidate genes for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy mutations in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2009 Jul-Aug; 23(4):840-3. PMID: 19566849.
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    29. Peddle GD, Sleeper MM, Ryan MJ, Kittleson MD, Pion P. Questions validity of study on periodontal disease and cardiovascular events in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Jun 15; 234(12):1525-8; author reply 1526-7. PMID: 19527122.
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    30. Kittleson M, Rishniw M, Pion P. Effect of benazepril on survival and cardiac events in dogs with asymptomatic mitral valve disease: a retrospective study of 141 cases. J Vet Intern Med. 2009 May-Jun; 23(3):445-6; author reply 447-8. PMID: 19645830.
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    31. Hsu A, Kittleson MD, Paling A. Investigation into the use of plasma NT-proBNP concentration to screen for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Cardiol. 2009 May; 11 Suppl 1:S63-70. PMID: 19395334.
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    32. Henn JB, Gabriel MW, Kasten RW, Brown RN, Koehler JE, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Thomas WP, Chomel BB. Infective endocarditis in a dog and the phylogenetic relationship of the associated "Bartonella rochalimae" strain with isolates from dogs, gray foxes, and a human. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Mar; 47(3):787-90. PMID: 19109472.
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    33. Jandrey KE, Norris JW, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Tablin F. Platelet function in clinically healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: analysis using the Platelet Function Analyzer-100. Vet Clin Pathol. 2008 Dec; 37(4):385-8. PMID: 19055572.
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    34. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Kass PH, White SD. Effect of spironolactone on diastolic function and left ventricular mass in Maine Coon cats with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2008 Mar-Apr; 22(2):335-41. PMID: 18346145.
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    35. Campbell FE, Kittleson MD. The effect of hydration status on the echocardiographic measurements of normal cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2007 Sep-Oct; 21(5):1008-15. PMID: 17939557.
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    36. Meurs KM, Norgard MM, Ederer MM, Hendrix KP, Kittleson MD. A substitution mutation in the myosin binding protein C gene in ragdoll hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Genomics. 2007 Aug; 90(2):261-4. PMID: 17521870.
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    37. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Kass PH, Meurs KM. Tissue Doppler imaging in Maine Coon cats with a mutation of myosin binding protein C with or without hypertrophy. J Vet Intern Med. 2007 Mar-Apr; 21(2):232-7. PMID: 17427382.
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    38. Backus RC, Ko KS, Fascetti AJ, Kittleson MD, Macdonald KA, Maggs DJ, Berg JR, Rogers QR. Low plasma taurine concentration in Newfoundland dogs is associated with low plasma methionine and cyst(e)ine concentrations and low taurine synthesis. J Nutr. 2006 Oct; 136(10):2525-33. PMID: 16988121.
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    39. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Larson RF, Kass P, Klose T, Wisner ER. The effect of ramipril on left ventricular mass, myocardial fibrosis, diastolic function, and plasma neurohormones in Maine Coon cats with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy without heart failure. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Sep-Oct; 20(5):1093-105. PMID: 17063701.
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    40. Wess G, Thomas WP, Berger DM, Kittleson MD. Applications, complications, and outcomes of transvenous pacemaker implantation in 105 dogs (1997-2002). J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Jul-Aug; 20(4):877-84. PMID: 16955812.
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    41. Sykes JE, Kittleson MD, Pesavento PA, Byrne BA, MacDonald KA, Chomel BB. Evaluation of the relationship between causative organisms and clinical characteristics of infective endocarditis in dogs: 71 cases (1992-2005). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006 Jun 01; 228(11):1723-34. PMID: 16740074.
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    42. Sykes JE, Kittleson MD, Chomel BB, Macdonald KA, Pesavento PA. Clinicopathologic findings and outcome in dogs with infective endocarditis: 71 cases (1992-2005). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006 Jun 01; 228(11):1735-47. PMID: 16740075.
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    43. Meurs KM, Lacombe VA, Dryburgh K, Fox PR, Reiser PR, Kittleson MD. Differential expression of the cardiac ryanodine receptor in normal and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy canine hearts. Hum Genet. 2006 Aug; 120(1):111-8. PMID: 16733711.
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    44. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Garcia-Nolen T, Larson RF, Wisner ER. Tissue Doppler imaging and gradient echo cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in normal cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 May-Jun; 20(3):627-34. PMID: 16734100.
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    45. Reimer SB, Kittleson MD, Kyles AE. Use of rheolytic thrombectomy in the treatment of feline distal aortic thromboembolism. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Mar-Apr; 20(2):290-6. PMID: 16594585.
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    46. Campbell FE, Thomas WP, Miller SJ, Berger D, Kittleson MD. Immediate and late outcomes of transarterial coil occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Jan-Feb; 20(1):83-96. PMID: 16496927.
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    47. MacDonald KA, Wisner ER, Larson RF, Klose T, Kass PH, Kittleson MD. Comparison of myocardial contrast enhancement via cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Am J Vet Res. 2005 Nov; 66(11):1891-4. PMID: 16334945.
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    48. Meurs KM, Sanchez X, David RM, Bowles NE, Towbin JA, Reiser PJ, Kittleson JA, Munro MJ, Dryburgh K, Macdonald KA, Kittleson MD. A cardiac myosin binding protein C mutation in the Maine Coon cat with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hum Mol Genet. 2005 Dec 01; 14(23):3587-93. PMID: 16236761.
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    49. Jandrey KE, Smarick SD, Burkitt JM, Labelle P, Mohr FC, Kittleson MD. Giant unruptured aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva in the left ventricular outflow tract of a young dog. J Vet Intern Med. 2005 Jul-Aug; 19(4):602-5. PMID: 16095182.
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    50. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Reed T, Larson R, Kass P, Wisner ER. Quantification of left ventricular mass using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging compared with echocardiography in domestic cats. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2005 May-Jun; 46(3):192-9. PMID: 16050275.
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    51. Côté E, Harpster NK, Laste NJ, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Bond BR, Barrett KA, Ettinger SJ, Atkins CE. Atrial fibrillation in cats: 50 cases (1979-2002). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2004 Jul 15; 225(2):256-60. PMID: 15323383.
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    52. Cornell CC, Kittleson MD, Della Torre P, Häggström J, Lombard CW, Pedersen HD, Vollmar A, Wey A. Allometric scaling of M-mode cardiac measurements in normal adult dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2004 May-Jun; 18(3):311-21. PMID: 15188817.
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    53. Vulliet PR, Greeley M, Halloran SM, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD. Intra-coronary arterial injection of mesenchymal stromal cells and microinfarction in dogs. Lancet. 2004 Mar 06; 363(9411):783-4. PMID: 15016490.
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    54. MacDonald KA, Chomel BB, Kittleson MD, Kasten RW, Thomas WP, Pesavento P. A prospective study of canine infective endocarditis in northern California (1999-2001): emergence of Bartonella as a prevalent etiologic agent. J Vet Intern Med. 2004 Jan-Feb; 18(1):56-64. PMID: 14765733.
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    55. MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Munro C, Kass P. Brain natriuretic peptide concentration in dogs with heart disease and congestive heart failure. J Vet Intern Med. 2003 Mar-Apr; 17(2):172-7. PMID: 12683617.
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    56. Kittleson MD, Brown WA. Regurgitant fraction measured by using the proximal isovelocity surface area method in dogs with chronic myxomatous mitral valve disease. J Vet Intern Med. 2003 Jan-Feb; 17(1):84-8. PMID: 12564731.
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    57. Smith PA, Aldridge BM, Kittleson MD. Oleander toxicosis in a donkey. J Vet Intern Med. 2003 Jan-Feb; 17(1):111-4. PMID: 12564736.
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    58. Herndon WE, Kittleson MD, Sanderson K, Drobatz KJ, Clifford CA, Gelzer A, Summerfield NJ, Linde A, Sleeper MM. Cardiac troponin I in feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2002 Sep-Oct; 16(5):558-64. PMID: 12322706.
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    59. Chomel BB, Mac Donald KA, Kasten RW, Chang CC, Wey AC, Foley JE, Thomas WP, Kittleson MD. Aortic valve endocarditis in a dog due to Bartonella clarridgeiae. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Oct; 39(10):3548-54. PMID: 11574571.
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    60. Adin DB, Kittleson MD, Hornof WJ, Kass PH. Efficacy of a single oral dose of isorsorbide 5-mononitrate in normal dogs and in dogs with congestive heart failure. J Vet Intern Med. 2001 Mar-Apr; 15(2):105-11. PMID: 11300592.
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    61. Gavaghan BJ, Kittleson MD, Decock H. Eisenmenger's complex in a Holstein-Friesian cow. Aust Vet J. 2001 Jan; 79(1):37-40. PMID: 11221567.
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    62. Magnon AL, Meurs KM, Kittleson MD, Ware WA. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in intron 5 of the feline myosin regulatory light chain gene detected by SSCP analysis. Anim Genet. 2000 Aug; 31(4):281-2. PMID: 11086542.
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    63. Meurs KM, Kittleson M, Spangler E, Ware WA, Womack JE, Towbin JA. Nine polymorphisms within the head and hinge region of the feline cardiac beta-myosin heavy chain gene. Anim Genet. 2000 Jun; 31(3):231. PMID: 10895319.
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    64. Magnon AL, Meurs KM, Kittleson MD, Ware WA. A highly polymorphic marker identified in intron 15 of the feline cardiac troponin T gene by SSCP analysis. Anim Genet. 2000 Jun; 31(3):236-7. PMID: 10895324.
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    65. Gavaghan BJ, Kittleson MD, Fisher KJ, Kass PH, Gavaghan MA. Quantification of left ventricular diastolic wall motion by Doppler tissue imaging in healthy cats and cats with cardiomyopathy. Am J Vet Res. 1999 Dec; 60(12):1478-86. PMID: 10622155.
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    66. Gavaghan BJ, Kittleson MD, McAloose D. Persistent atrial standstill in a cat. Aust Vet J. 1999 Sep; 77(9):574-9. PMID: 10561791.
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    67. Rishniw M, Kittleson MD, Jaffe RS, Kass PH. Characterization of parasympatholytic chronotropic responses following intravenous administration of atropine to clinically normal dogs. Am J Vet Res. 1999 Aug; 60(8):1000-3. PMID: 10451212.
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    68. Kittleson MD, Meurs KM, Munro MJ, Kittleson JA, Liu SK, Pion PD, Towbin JA. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in maine coon cats: an animal model of human disease. Circulation. 1999 Jun 22; 99(24):3172-80. PMID: 10377082.
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    69. Gavaghan BJ, Kittleson MD. Dilated cardiomyopathy in an American cocker spaniel with taurine deficiency. Aust Vet J. 1997 Dec; 75(12):862-8. PMID: 9469219.
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    70. Kittleson MD, Keene B, Pion PD, Loyer CG. Results of the multicenter spaniel trial (MUST): taurine- and carnitine-responsive dilated cardiomyopathy in American cocker spaniels with decreased plasma taurine concentration. J Vet Intern Med. 1997 Jul-Aug; 11(4):204-11. PMID: 9298474.
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    71. Kittleson MD, Johnson LE, Pion PD. Submaximal exercise testing using lactate threshold and venous oxygen tension as endpoints in normal dogs and in dogs with heart failure. J Vet Intern Med. 1996 Jan-Feb; 10(1):21-7. PMID: 8965264.
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    72. Parraga ME, Kittleson MD, Drake CM. Quinidine administration increases steady state serum digoxin concentration in horses. Equine Vet J Suppl. 1995 Sep; (19):114-9. PMID: 8933078.
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    73. Kramer GA, Kittleson MD, Fox PR, Lewis J, Pion PD. Plasma taurine concentrations in normal dogs and in dogs with heart disease. J Vet Intern Med. 1995 Jul-Aug; 9(4):253-8. PMID: 8523322.
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    74. Eisele PH, Griffey SM, Kittleson MD, Wilkens EM, Symons JD, Longhurst JC. Localized pericardial effusion and right-sided heart tamponade: complications of cardiac surgery in a Hanford miniature pig. Lab Anim Sci. 1993 Aug; 43(4):373-7. PMID: 8231101.
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    75. Kittleson MD, Johnson LE, Pion PD, Mekhamer YE. The acute haemodynamic effects of captopril in dogs with heart failure. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 1993 Mar; 16(1):1-7. PMID: 8478991.
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    76. Tobias AH, Thomas WP, Kittleson MD, Komtebedde J. Cor triatriatum dexter in two dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1993 Jan 15; 202(2):285-90. PMID: 8428836.
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    77. Kittleson MD, Pion PD, DeLellis LA, Mekhamer Y, Dybdal N, Lothrop CD. Increased serum growth hormone concentration in feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med. 1992 Nov-Dec; 6(6):320-4. PMID: 1484373.
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    78. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Thomas WP, Skiles ML, Rogers QR. Clinical findings in cats with dilated cardiomyopathy and relationship of findings to taurine deficiency. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1992 Jul 15; 201(2):267-74. PMID: 1500323.
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    79. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Thomas WP, Delellis LA, Rogers QR. Response of cats with dilated cardiomyopathy to taurine supplementation. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1992 Jul 15; 201(2):275-84. PMID: 1500324.
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    80. Kittleson M, Thomas W, Loyer C, Kienle R. Single coronary artery (type R2A) J Vet Intern Med. 1992 Jul-Aug; 6(4):250-1. PMID: 1522557.
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    81. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Skiles ML, Rogers QR, Morris JG. Dilated cardiomyopathy associated with taurine deficiency in the domestic cat: relationship to diet and myocardial taurine content. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1992; 315:63-73. PMID: 1387282.
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    82. Pion PD, Lewis J, Greene K, Rogers QR, Morris JG, Kittleson MD. Effect of meal-feeding and food deprivation on plasma and whole blood taurine concentrations in cats. J Nutr. 1991 11; 121(11 Suppl):S177-8. PMID: 1941221.
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    83. Kittleson MD. The efficacy and safety of milrinone for treating heart failure in dogs. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 1991 Sep; 21(5):905-18. PMID: 1949499.
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    84. Geny B, Pion P, Kittleson M. [Contrast echocardiography of left cardiac cavities after intravenous injection]. Presse Med. 1991 Jan 19; 20(2):85. PMID: 1825716.
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    85. Keister DM, Kittleson MD, Bonagura JD, Pipers FS, Knauer KW. Milrinone. A clinical trial in 29 dogs with moderate to severe congestive heart failure. J Vet Intern Med. 1990 Mar-Apr; 4(2):79-86. PMID: 2187984.
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    86. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Rogers QR, Morris JG. Taurine deficiency myocardial failure in the domestic cat. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1990; 351:423-30. PMID: 2236148.
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    87. Mekhamer YE, Kittleson MD. ECG of the month. Generalized cardiomegaly and an enlarged left atrium in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 May 01; 194(9):1198-9. PMID: 2524458.
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    88. Pion PD, Power HT, Rogers QR, Kittleson MD. Taurine for cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 Apr 15; 194(8):1005-6. PMID: 2523369.
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    89. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Rogers QR. Taurine deficiency as a cause of dilated cardiomyopathy in cats. Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 1989 Apr; 114 Suppl 1:62S-64S. PMID: 2749718.
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    90. Kittleson M, Keene B, Pion P, Woodfield J. Verapamil administration for acute termination of supraventricular tachycardia in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1988 Dec 15; 193(12):1525-9. PMID: 3215811.
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    91. Gavier D, Kittleson MD, Fowler ME, Johnson LE, Hall G, Nearenberg D. Evaluation of a combination of xylazine, ketamine, and halothane for anesthesia in llamas. Am J Vet Res. 1988 Dec; 49(12):2047-55. PMID: 3239840.
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    92. Knowlen GG, Olivier NB, Kittleson MD. Cardiac contractility. A review. J Vet Intern Med. 1987 Oct-Dec; 1(4):188-98. PMID: 3333413.
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    93. Pion PD, Kittleson MD, Rogers QR, Morris JG. Myocardial failure in cats associated with low plasma taurine: a reversible cardiomyopathy. Science. 1987 Aug 14; 237(4816):764-8. PMID: 3616607.
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    94. Kittleson MD, Knowlen GG, Johnson LE. Early and late global and regional left ventricular function after experimental transmural myocardial infarction: relationships of regional wall motion, wall thickening, and global performance. Am Heart J. 1987 Jul; 114(1 Pt 1):70-8. PMID: 3604875.
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    95. Kittleson MD, Johnson LE, Pion PD. The acute hemodynamic effects of milrinone in dogs with severe idiopathic myocardial failure. J Vet Intern Med. 1987 Jul-Sep; 1(3):121-7. PMID: 3506096.
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    96. Olivier NB, Kittleson MD, Knowlen GG. Cardiac preload. Physiology and clinical implications. J Vet Intern Med. 1987 Apr-Jun; 1(2):81-5. PMID: 3506092.
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    97. Kirlin PC, Kittleson MD, Johnson LE. Neurohumoral and cardiopulmonary response to sustained submaximal exercise in the dog. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1987 Mar; 62(3):1040-5. PMID: 3553138.
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    98. Kittleson MD, Johnson LE, Oliver NB. Acute hemodynamic effects of hydralazine in dogs with chronic mitral regurgitation. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1985 Aug 01; 187(3):258-61. PMID: 4030462.
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    99. Kittleson MD, Pipers FS, Knauer KW, Keister DM, Knowlen GG, Miner WS. Echocardiographic and clinical effects of milrinone in dogs with myocardial failure. Am J Vet Res. 1985 Aug; 46(8):1659-64. PMID: 4037492.
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    100. Kittleson MD, Eyster GE, Knowlen GG, Olivier NB, Anderson LK. Efficacy of digoxin administration in dogs with idiopathic congestive cardiomyopathy. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1985 Jan 15; 186(2):162-5. PMID: 3972674.
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    101. Kittleson MD, Hoogstraten S. ECG of the month. Syncope. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1984 Jul 15; 185(2):158-9. PMID: 6746385.
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    102. Crawford MA, Kittleson MD, Fink GD. Hypernatremia and adipsia in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1984 Apr 01; 184(7):818-21. PMID: 6725116.
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    103. Olivier NB, Kittleson MD, Eyster G, Miller J. M-mode echocardiography in the diagnosis of ruptured mitral chordae tendineae in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1984 Mar 01; 184(5):588-9. PMID: 6706809.
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    104. Kittleson MD, Eyster GE, Knowlen GG, Bari Olivier N, Anderson LK. Myocardial function in small dogs with chronic mitral regurgitation and severe congestive heart failure. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1984 Feb 15; 184(4):455-9. PMID: 6698877.
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    105. Johnson CA, Kittleson MD, Indrieri RJ. Peripheral neuropathy and hypotension in a diabetic dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1983 Nov 01; 183(9):1007-9, 965. PMID: 12002574.
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    106. Knowlen GG, Kittleson MD, Nachreiner RF, Eyster GE. Comparison of plasma aldosterone concentration among clinical status groups of dogs with chronic heart failure. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1983 Nov 01; 183(9):991-6. PMID: 12002592.
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    107. Kittleson MD, Hamlin RL. Hydralazine pharmacodynamics in the dog. Am J Vet Res. 1983 Aug; 44(8):1501-5. PMID: 6625299.
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    108. Kittleson MD, Eyster GE, Olivier NB, Anderson LK. Oral hydralazine therapy for chronic mitral regurgitation in the dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1983 Jun 01; 182(11):1205-9. PMID: 6863134.
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    109. Kittleson MD, Olivier NB. Measurement of systemic arterial blood pressure. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 1983 May; 13(2):321-36. PMID: 6604984.
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    110. Wood DS, Kittleson M. ECG of the month: an 11-year-old male poodle with 2 syncopal episodes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1983 Apr 15; 182(8):790-1. PMID: 6853308.
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    111. Hamlin RL, Kittleson MD, Rice D, Knowlen G, Seyffert R. Noninvasive measurement of systemic arterial pressure in dogs by automatic sphygmomanometry. Am J Vet Res. 1982 Jul; 43(7):1271-3. PMID: 7103211.
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    112. Hamlin RL, Kittleson MD. Clinical experience with hydralazine for treatment of otherwise intractable cough in dogs with apparent left-side heart failure. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1982 Jun 01; 180(11):1327-9. PMID: 7096175.
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    113. Hamlin RL, Levesque MJ, Kittleson MD. Intramyocardial pressure and distribution of coronary blood flow during systole and diastole in the horse. Cardiovasc Res. 1982 May; 16(5):256-62. PMID: 7105093.
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    114. Kittleson MD, Hamlin RL. Hydralazine Therapy for severe mitral regurgitation in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1981 Nov 01; 179(9):903-5. PMID: 7341606.
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    115. Pipers FS, Bonagura JD, Hamlin RL, Kittleson M. Echocardiographic abnormalities of the mitral valve associated with left sided heart diseases in the dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1981 Sep 15; 179(6):580-6. PMID: 7263477.
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    116. Kittleson MD. Dobutamine. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1980 Oct 01; 177(7):642-3. PMID: 7440359.
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    117. Kittleson MD, Schukei TW. Sinoatrial block in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1980 Aug 15; 177(4):332-4. PMID: 7451302.
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    118. Carakostas MC, Kennedy GA, Kittleson MD, Cook JE. Malignant foregut carcinoid tumor in a domestic cat. Vet Pathol. 1979 Sep; 16(5):607-9. PMID: 473492.
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