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Vet Med Forum – Cardiology Pearls

November 20, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:25 pm

The Veterinary Medical Forum is designed to enhance informal communications between practitioners and NC State CVM faculty on issues pertinent to medicine and surgery. During these informal discussions, we will share current management ideas, procedures and techniques which we hope will be applicable to your practice. We invite you to bring your questions and/or cases (including radiographs) relative to the topics below.


Cardiology Pearls

Bruce Keene, DVM, MSc, DACVIM – Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professor of Companion Animal Medicine.

Dr. Keene is one of the veterinary cardiologists at NC State, where he is a professor of cardiology and the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professor of companion animal medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences.  He’s also an adjunct professor of pediatric cardiology in the Duke University Department of Pediatrics. A past president of the ACVIM Specialty of Cardiology and chair of the ACVIM consensus panel on mitral valve disease, Dr. Keene’s current clinical and research interests include enhancing patient outcomes and safety in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, and the development of new medical and interventional therapies to treat chronic valvular heart disease.

Cardiology “pearls” provide clinically important and practical diagnostic and therapeutic insights regarding a variety of heart conditions commonly seen in veterinary practice, including chronic valvular and primary heart muscle diseases, including nutritional cardiomyopathy.  In this session, Dr. Keene will review of some of the hard-won diagnostic and therapeutic insights gained over the course of his many years of cardiology practice, with time reserved for case-based questions and answers.

Check-in: 12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lecture: 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.


WHAT TO BRING: YOURSELF and cases on the topic, if desired.

LUNCH: Feel free to bring your lunch with you, or you can purchase one from the Wolves’ Den.

Click Here to Register Now!

Continuing Education

This seminar will offer one (1) hour of NCVMB approved CVME for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

ADA Statement

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in the activity, please contact Dane Johnston to discuss your needs at least 30 days prior to the event.

Lecture Notes

An electronic copy of the lecture notes will be made available a few days before the course. To view notes from previous Vet Med Forum lectures, click here.


Attendees who register at least one day prior to each forum will have a parking pass issued to them via e-mail which will permit parking in the CVM Deck. If you do not receive the parking pass via e-mail, allow yourself time to pick one up from the reception desk in the front lobby. Cars parked in the hospital client lots will be ticketed and/or towed. Directions and a map can be found below.


November 20, 2019

12:15 pm - 1:25 pm
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NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

1060 William Moore Dr.




United States


Office of Continuing Education & Outreach