Comparison of Blood Pressure Measurements with Direct Method and Cardell Method in Dogs

Blood Pressure Measurements with Direct Method and Cardell Method in Dogs

  • Dushyant Nijhawan Department of Anaesthesiology, KDMC Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura, U.P
  • Rakesh K Chawla Department of Dermatology, KDMC Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura, U.P
  • Manju Saxena Department of Anaesthesiology, KDMC Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura, U.P.
  • Shikha Dixit Department of Anaesthesiology, KDMC Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura, U.P.
  • Vidushi Sharma Department of Anaesthesiology, KDMC Hospital and Research Centre, Mathura, U.P.

Abstract

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.

 

Published
2019-12-29
How to Cite
Dushyant Nijhawan, Rakesh K Chawla, Manju Saxena, Shikha Dixit, & Vidushi Sharma. (2019). Comparison of Blood Pressure Measurements with Direct Method and Cardell Method in Dogs. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(4), AN14-AN16. Retrieved from http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/1202