Secundum atrial septal defect in a one-year-old Kangal dog

Ozyigit G., Arican İ., Ozyigi M. Ö., Yilmaz B.

Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, vol.30, no.3, pp.343-345, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.343-345
  • Keywords: Congenital cardiac defect, Foramen ovale, Heart, Kangal dog
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


A secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) was diagnosed in a 1-year-old Turkish Kangal dog after dissection for student education. The defect was 21.99 mm in maximum length and 8.37 mm in maximum width and was elliptical. The dog had no clinical disorders. This is the first case of a secundum ASD reported in an adult Kangal dog. © TÜBİTAK.