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Background: Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder observed in domestic felines; however, its etiology is largely unknown. Two classes of persistent organic pollutants, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are known to interfere with thyroid...

Author(s)
Walter, K. M.; Lin YanPing; Kass, P. H.; Puschner, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 120, pp (3 May 2017)
Abstract

Hyperthyroidism is the most commonly diagnosed feline endocrinopathy, diagnosed frequently in older cats. The incidence of hyperthyroidism has increased since its first description in 1979, and cats are now more often diagnosed at an early stage. Diagnosis and treatment can be challenging,...

Author(s)
Taylor, S.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2018, 23, 9, pp 486-490
Abstract

Objectives: Present-day diagnosis of hyperthyroidism is often established in the early stages where clinical signs and physical examination findings typically associated with the disease may not yet be present. The purpose of this study was to investigate thyroid palpation score (TPS), total...

Author(s)
Wehner, A.; Koehler, I.; Ramspott, S.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 8, pp 741-749
Abstract

Background: In humans, measurement of serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration is commonly used as a first-line discriminatory test of thyroid function. Recent reports indicate that canine TSH (cTSH) assays can be used to measure feline TSH and results can help diagnose or exclude ...

Author(s)
Peterson, M. E.; Guterl, J. N.; Nichols, R.; Rishniw, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 5, pp 1327-1334
Abstract

Feline hyperthyroidism is a rather new disease, first reported from the North American east coast in 1979. The prevalence is increasing, especially in older cats, and hyperthyroidism is now reported worldwide as the most common feline endocrinopathy. Several studies have been performed trying to...

Author(s)
Jones, B.; Engdahl, J. N.; Weiss, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2019, 61, 45, pp (3 October 2019)
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of feline hyperthyroidism in a cat population in Warsaw, considering risk factors. The study was conducted between June 2007 and July 2011. Seven-year-old and older cats were examined. Diagnosis of feline hyperthyroidism was based on the...

Author(s)
Gójska-Zygner, O.; Lechowski, R.; Zygner, W.
Publisher
National Veterinary Research Institute, Puławy, Poland
Citation
Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Puławy, 2014, 58, 2, pp 267-271
Abstract

Background: Radioiodine is the treatment of choice for hyperthyroidism in cats. The ideal method of dose determination of radioiodine remains controversial. Objective: To compare a method of radioiodine dose determination that utilized thyroid scintigraphy with a standard fixed dose for treatment...

Author(s)
Morré, W. A.; Panciera, D. L.; Daniel, G. B.; Monroe, W. E.; Werre, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 6, pp 1856-1863
Abstract

Hyperthyroidism is the most prevalent endocrinopathy in felines. Its incidence has been increasing in the world in the last years. Although it is still uncommon in Brazil. Studies show that cats with clinical signs of the endocrinopathy have low suspicion of the disease by the clinicians compared...

Author(s)
Padin, B. R.
Publisher
Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Avaliação dos conhecimentos básicos de médicos veterinários brasileiros sobre o hipertireoidismo felino, 2018, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

Since first discovered just 35 years ago, the incidence of spontaneous feline hyperthyroidism has increased dramatically to the extent that it is now one of the most common disorders seen in middle-aged to senior domestic cats. Hyperthyroid cat goiters contain single or multiple autonomously (i.e....

Author(s)
Peterson, M. E.
Publisher
BioScientifica Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Journal of Endocrinology, 2014, 223, 2, pp T97-T114
Abstract

Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrinopathy in cats, and most cases are caused by multinodular hyperplasia or follicular cell adenoma, although thyroid carcinomas occur infrequently. Hyperthyroidism is rare in dogs, and most cases are caused by functional thyroid carcinomas. There are case...

Author(s)
Maunder, C.; Friend, E. J.; Day, M.; Warren-Smith, C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 3, pp e000653

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