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Many small breeds of dogs are shallow-chested. This makes the cardiac silhouette appear to be enlarged on the lateral view and often necessitates relying on the DV view to obtain an accurate assessment of size and shape. S. population suffers from hypertension, or high blood pressure. The bulk of media attention on the disease is focused on men. Such exercise increases the number of collateral vessels in the heart and increases blood HDL. The result will be the inability to carry out some of the previous functions as before like walking or talking.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press (April 1980)

ISBN: 0192612409

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