Podcast: Measuring Vertebral Heart Scale in Cats with Dr. Estrada

Amara H. Estrada, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), University of Florida

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In this episode, host Alyssa Watson, DVM, welcomes back Amara Estrada, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), to talk about her recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Measuring Vertebral Heart Scale in Cats.” Dr. Estrada reviews exactly what the vertebral heart scale is, how to measure one, and what constitutes normal in cats. She also discusses the limitations and how to get the most out of your feline VHS efforts.

About the Guest

Amara H. Estrada, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), is a professor of cardiology and the associate chair for instruction in the department of small animal clinical sciences at University of Florida, where she also earned her DVM. Dr. Estrada completed a cardiology residency at Cornell University. She frequently speaks at continuing education meetings nationally and internationally. Her research interests include inherited cardiomyopathies and interprofessional education.

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The Team:

  • Alyssa Watson, DVM - Host

  • Alexis Ussery - Producer & Digital Content Coordinator

  • Randall Stupka - Podcast Production & Sound Editing