Please review the information provided on our website that offers a comprehensive FAQ for your clients.
This RDVM mitral valve surgery consult form allows you to submit cases for review if your clients are interested in open heart surgical mitral valve repair for their dog. Please note that an echocardiogram must be performed by a specialist prior to consideration. We can facilitate this at UF if this has not yet been done.
Please fill out all required fields in addition to uploading records, reports, imaging, etc., and allow up to six (6) weeks for our cardiology service to review your request after all the required diagnostics are submitted.
Once we have received test results, our team will review them and contact the owner to set up a Zoom conference with the owner and members of our team (including Dr. Matsuura) to discuss the procedure and answer questions. We will copy the referring veterinarian on this email to the owner. If we need further information or there are pending tests, we will reach out to the referring veterinarian. A surgical date can be scheduled after this Zoom meeting if desired.