Cor Pulmonale - Donkey
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A consequence of chronic respiratory disease with extensive pulmonary fibrosis may be the development of cor pulmonale. In this condition there is enlargement and thickening of the right ventricle, leading to right-sided heart failure.
- Thiemann, A. (2008) Respiratory problems In Svendsen, E.D., Duncan, J. and Hadrill, D. (2008) The Professional Handbook of the Donkey, 4th edition, Whittet Books, Chapter 7