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Feline hyperthyroidism is a commonly diagnosed endocrinopathy that can have a substantial deleterious impact on the welfare of affected cats. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence, associated factors and geographical distribution for feline hyperthyroidism in England, using primary-care...

Author(s)
Stephens, M. J.; O'Neill, D. G.; Church, D. B.; McGreevy, P. D.; Thomson, P. C.; Brodbelt, D. C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2014, 175, 18, pp 458
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
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Objectives: This study sought to explore the clinicopathological features and comorbidities of cats with mild, moderate and severe hyperthyroidism in a radioiodine referral population. Methods: Medical records were reviewed, along with results of serum biochemistry, urinalysis, systolic blood...

Author(s)
Watson, N.; Murray, J. K.; Fonfara, S.; Hibbert, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 12, pp 1130-1137
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

Background: Levels exceeding the standard reference interval (RI) for total thyroxine (TT4) concentrations are diagnostic for hyperthyroidism, however some hyperthyroid cats have TT4 values within the RI. Determining outlier TT4 concentrations should aid practitioners in identification of ...

Author(s)
Lottati, M.; Aucoin, D.; Bruyette, D. S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 3, pp e0213259
Abstract

Clinical context: Since 1979 and 1980 when the first reports of clinical feline hyperthyroidism (FHT) appeared in the literature, our understanding of the disease has evolved tremendously. Initially, FHT was a disease that only referral clinicians treated. Now it is a disease that primary...

Author(s)
Carney, H. C.; Ward, C. R.; Bailey, S. J.; Bruyette, D.; Dennis, S.; Ferguson, D.; Hinc, A.; Rucinsky, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 5, pp 400-416
Abstract

Objectives: Feline hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disorder in older cats. Previous studies have identified nutritional imbalances, thyroid-disrupting compounds, increasing age and being non-purebred as risk factors but the final trigger remains unknown. The purpose of this prospective study...

Author(s)
Köhler, I.; Ballhausen, B. D.; Stockhaus, C.; Hartmann, K.; Wehner, A.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2016, 44, 3, pp 149-157
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

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.

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