mitral valve surgery

Bentley

Bentley

Breed:  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Age:  7-1/2 years old
Diagnosis:  Stage B2+
Hometown:  Maple Valley, WA Owner: Marla McAlpine Instagram: @marvelousbymarla Cardiologist:  Dr. Mikaela Mueller, Seattle Veterinary Specialists Surgical Team: France, Drs. Masami Uechi, Sabine & Jean Hugues Bozon

In November 2016, Bentley was diagnosed with Mitral Valve Disease Stage B2+ when his heart murmur elevated to a Grade 4.  He had an enlarged heart with severe regurgitation and was stabilized with drug therapies.  One week prior to traveling to France for Mitral Valve Repair surgery, Bentley went into Congestive Heart Failure, Stage C.  With an additional drug added, he was stabilized once again.

Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs | Mighty Hearts Project