Comparison of Blood Pressure Measurements with Direct Method and Cardell Method in Dogs
Blood Pressure Measurements with Direct Method and Cardell Method in Dogs
Background: Invasive arterial pressure is the accepted gold standard in veterinary medicine for blood pressure measurement. The present study was conducted to compare blood pressure measurements in dogs.Subjects and Methods:The present study was conducted in the department of Veterinary Sciences on 20 dogs. In all dogs, direct arterial pressure and Cardell method of measurement of blood pressure was used. Results:The mean age of dogs was 7.6 years and mean weight was 31.4 kgs. Common diagnosis in dogs was PDA in 2, intestinal perforation in 5, hemoabdomen in 3, adrenal neoplasia in 4, chylothorax in 3 and pericardial effusion in 3 cases. The difference was non- significant (P> 0.05). There was significant difference in blod pressure both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in different groups measure by direct method and Cardell method.Conclusion: Authors found significant difference in blood pressure of dogs with different illness recorded by different methods.