There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about hemangiosarcoma: cardiac.
Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.
Cardiac tumors in dogs: 1982-1995. Ware WA, Hopper DL. J Vet Intern Med 13:95, 1999.
Cardiac troponins I and T in dogs with pericardial effusion. Shaw SP, Rozanski EA, Rush JE. J Vet Intern Med; 18:322-324. 2004
Use of pericardial fluid pH to distinguish between idiopathic and neoplastic effusions. Fine DM, Tobias AH, Jacob KA. J Vet Intern Med. 17:525-9. 2003
The diagnostic value of pericardial fluid pH determination. Edwards NJ. J Am Anim Hops Assoc Intern Med. 32:63-67. 1996
Analysis of prognostic indicators for dogs with pericardial effusion: 46 cases (1985-1996). Dunning D, Monnet E, Orton EC, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 212:1276-80. 1998
Cardiac hemangiosarcoma in the dog: a review of 38 cases. Aronsohn M. J Am Vet Med Assoc 187:922, 1985.
Survival times in dogs with right atrial hemangiosarcoma treated by means of surgical resection with or without adjuvant chemotherapy: 23 cases (1986-2000). Weisse C, Soares N, Beal MW, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 226(4):575-9. 2005
Cardiac HSA risk associated with spay/neuter (Cardiac tumors in dogs: 1982-1995). Ware WA, Hopper DL. J Vet Intern Med. 1999 Mar-Apr;13(2):95-103.
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