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Authors: BASTRES, Marie Claude Browse this author
SAKABE, Naozumi Browse this author
YASUDA, Jun Browse this author
TOO, Kimehiko Browse this author
Keywords: ECG
South American camels
Issue Date: 20-Jun-1989
Publisher: The Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Title: Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research
Volume: 37
Issue: 2
Start Page: 85
End Page: 95
Abstract: Electrocardiograms (ECG) of 3 captive llamas (Lama glama) were recorded by a telemeter at a farm in Japan. The pattern of the ECGs was similar to the ruminant pattern in the AB lead position. QRS and T-waves were discordant in polarity except in one llama, where the polarity of the T wave changed according to the HR. In the quiet state, the HR varied between 60-80/min depending on the nervousness of the llama. After running and after being held, the HR increased to more than 100/min. During the recordings there were some variations of the HR which could be due to respiratory arrhythmia. Second-degree AV block and supraventricular premature complexes were also found in two llamas.
Type: bulletin (article)
Appears in Collections:Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research > Volume 37, Number 2

Submitter: 獣医学部図書室

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