Heart and renal failure are among the most common chronic conditions in dogs and older cats, affecting their quality of life and reducing their life expectancy, which is why Vetoquinol has chosen to develop innovative therapeutic solutions in cardionephrology.
What is Cardio-nephrology?
This area encompasses products intended for treatment or diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) and Chronic Renal Failure (CRF).
Heart Failure is defined as the inability of the heart to maintain cardiac output sufficient to meet the body's energy needs.
Chronic Renal Failure is defined as the gradual, significant and permanent impairment of kidney function. It is characterised by progressive destruction of kidney tissue. The two conditions are linked. Vetoquinol-supported research shows a strong association in their occurrence. The clinical picture they form should be regarded as a unit.
Vetoquinol, genuine expertise in the field of cardio-nephrology
Heart disease is common in dogs, affecting approximately 10% of them. However, some breeds and lines are more vulnerable than others. These conditions affect the metabolism and behaviour of dogs, impairing their quality of life and reducing their life expectancy.
Vetoquinol has long invested in cardiology, lending strong support to opinion leaders in their research. In 2015, Vetoquinol launched an innovative new drug, UpCard®, a genuine breakthrough in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
Our cardio-nephrology brand portfolio
UpCard®, Prilium®, Ipakitine®/Epakitine®, Azodyl®, Rubenal®…
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