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Abstract

Feline hyperthyroidism is described and iodine guidelines for cat foods are presented. Variations in iodine levels were much larger in wet food than dry food. High uptake of wet food increasd the risk of hyperthyroidism. Iodine-restricted diets can normalise thyroxine levels.

Author(s)
Beynen, A. C.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2017, 32, 6/7, pp 178-183
Abstract

Feline hyperthyroidism can he treated by thyroidectomy, antithyroid drugs, or radioactive iodine-131 (131I). The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the treatment of 83 hyperthyroid cats with 131I. The dosage of 131I ranged from 4 to 6 milliCurie (mCi). Blood samples for determination...

Author(s)
Dijl, I. C. van; Hof, A. J.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2008, 133, 2, pp 54-62
Abstract

Orally administered antithyroid drugs are frequently used to treat hyperthyroidism in cats; however, the non-cooperative behaviour of some cats may make it difficult to administer tablets. The aim of this study was to develop a carbimazole ointment for application to the inner pinna of the ear and...

Author(s)
Buijtels, J. J. C. W. M.; Kurvers, I. A. P. G.; Galac, S.; Winter, E. A.; Kooistra, H. S.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2006, 131, 13, pp 478-482