This site provides information on the EPIC study and details on case recruitment for veterinary professionals worldwide. Pimobendan is a prescription only medicine, licensed for the treatment of congestive heart failure due to mitral valve disease or dilated cardiomyopathy.

The EPIC Trial site is intended for veterinary professionals. By clicking 'Continue' you are affirming that you are a veterinary professional.

Evaluating Pimobendan in Cardiomegaly
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Groundbreaking news in canine cardiology! EPIC Study results presented for the first time!

Results of the EPIC (Evaluation of Pimobendan in Cardiomegaly) Study were presented at the ACVIM* Forum on June 9, 2016.

EPIC: The largest veterinary cardiology study EVER
     •  36 trial centres, 360 dogs, 11 countries, over 5 years

The EPIC Trial website will be updated with more information soon!

Further details on the study can be found at the Royal Veterinary College website

*ACVIM = American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

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Study Design

Learn more about EPIC and canine heart disease

Trial Locations

36 investigators, 11 countries, four continents



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The answers to most of your questions

About the Trial

Learn more about the history of the EPIC Trial, how it came to be and what the study aims to uncover.

EPIC Trial Progress

Click here to see how many dogs are currently enrolled and to track the growth of the EPIC Trial.

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