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Abstract

Our purpose was to determine the accuracy of increased thyroid activity for diagnosing hyperthyroidism in cats suspected of having that disease during pertechnetate scintigraphy using subcutaneous rather than intravenous radioisotope administration. Increased thyroid activity was determined by two...

Author(s)
Page, R. B.; Scrivani, P. V.; Dykes, N. L.; Erb, H. N.; Hobbs, J. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2006, 47, 2, pp 206-211
Abstract

The prevalence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in cats with hyperthyroidism (n=90), diabetes mellitus (DM) (n=57) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) (n=77) was evaluated retrospectively. It was found to be 12% in cats with hyperthyroidism and DM, respectively, and 22% in cats with CKD....

Author(s)
Mayer-Roenne, B.; Goldstein, R. E.; Erb, H. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2007, 9, 2, pp 124-132
Abstract

Cardiovascular manifestations of feline hyperthyroidism were compared in 2 populations of cats diagnosed at an animal medical centre in New York (USA) from 1992 to 1993 (202 cats) and 1979 to 1982 (131 cats). The prevalence of sinus tachycardia and increased R-wave voltage in lead II were both...

Author(s)
Fox, P. R.; Peterson, M. E.; Broussard, J. D.
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 1999, 35, 1, pp 27-31
Abstract

The use of thyroidectomy was evaluated as treatment in 85 cats with hyperthyroidism. Based on thyroid scan and surgical findings, 32 cats had a unilateral thyroidectomy, whereas 53 had bilateral thyroidectomy. Atrial and ventricular dysrhythmias developed in nine (10%) of the cats during surgery....

Author(s)
Birchard, S. J.; Peterson, M. E.; Jacobson, A.
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 1984, 20, 5, pp 705-709
Abstract

Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed in 131 cats during a 3.5-year period. The cats ranged in age from 6 to 20 years; there was no breed or sex predilection. The most frequent clinical signs included weight loss, polyphagia, increased activity, polydipsia, polyuria, and vomiting. Common serum biochemical...

Author(s)
Peterson, M. E.; Kintzer, P. P.; Cavanagh, P. G.; Fox, P. R.; Ferguson, D. C.; Johnson, G. F.; Becker, D. V.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1983, 183, 1, pp 103-110