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Tommaso Vezzosi Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, via Livornese lato monte, 56122 San Piero a Grado, Pisa, Italy.

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Federica Marchesotti Department of Cardiology, Istituto Veterinario di Novara, Strada Provinciale 9, 28060 Granozzo con Monticello, Novara, Italy.

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Rosalba Tognetti Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, via Livornese lato monte, 56122 San Piero a Grado, Pisa, Italy.

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Oriol Domenech Department of Cardiology, Istituto Veterinario di Novara, Strada Provinciale 9, 28060 Granozzo con Monticello, Novara, Italy.

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Address correspondence to Dr. Vezzosi (tommaso.vezzosi86@gmail.com).
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