|Further characteristics of DCM diseased dogs|
|Sample name||Age of diagnosis of DCM (years)||Age at the date of serum sampling (years)||Time of treatment prior to serum sampling (days)||Drug therapy administered until the time of serum sampling||Outcome||Age at the time of death (years)|
|DoCM 5||11.2||11.5||140||Pimobendan, ACE Inhibitor, Sotalol||Other systemic disease (gastric volvulus)||11.9|
|DoCM 6||7.5||7.8||119||Pimobendan, ACE Inhibitor, Amiodarone||Sudden cardiac death||8.6|
|DoCM 7||7.4||8.5||397||Pimobendan, ACE Inhibitor, Sotalol||Euthanasia because of non-responsive congestive heart failure||9.2|
|DoCM 8||3.0||3.6||321||Pimobendan, ACE Inhibitor, Amiodarone*||Euthanasia because of non-responsive congestive heart failure||4.3|
DoCM: Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinschers. ACE: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme. *: The medication was not consistently administered because of incompliance of the owner.
Steudemann et al.
Steudemann et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:12 doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-12