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Amlodipine besylate in bilateral hypertensive retinopathy in a cat (case report)
A 17-year-old, female spayed Domestic Short-haired cat with bilateral hypertensive retinopathy and choroidopathy with bullous retinal detachment was diagnosed at the University of Florida and is described in this case report.

Hypertensive retinopathy and choroidopathy in a cat
The underlying cause of the systemic hypertension could not be determined.

The blood pressure was lowered successfully with the oral application of the L-type calcium channel blocker amlodipine besylate.

The cat subsequently regained vision. The improvement in retinal function was documented using electroretinography.


Source: Komáromy, András M., Andrew, Stacy E., Denis, Heidi M., Brooks, Dennis E. & Gelatt, Kirk N. (2004): Hypertensive retinopathy and choroidopathy in a cat. In: Veterinary Ophthalmology 7 (1), 3-9.








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