Evaluation of Thyroid to Background Ratios and Comparison of Various Scintigraphic Measurements and Their Correlation to Serum T4 in Hyperthyroid Cats

Bettencourt A, Daniel GB, Panciera D, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2016;57:290-298. Thyroid-to-salivary ratio and percent dose uptake are the most widely recognized scintigraphic measurements. Recently, the thyroid-to-background ratio has been proposed as an alternate method. However, this method has … Read More

Evaluation Of Quantitative Thyroid Scintigraphy For Diagnosis And Staging Of Disease Severity In Cats With Hyperthyroidism: Comparison Of The Percent Thyroidal Uptake Of Pertechnetate To Thyroid-To-Salivary Ratio And Thyroid-To-Background Ratios

Peterson ME, Guterl JN, Rishniw M, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:427-440. Thyroid scintigraphy is commonly used for evaluation of cats with hyperthyroidism, with the thyroid-to-salivary ratio (T/S) being the most common method to quantify the degree of thyroid … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Nuclear Scintigraphic, Radiological, And Pathologic Characteristics Of Metastatic Pilomatricoma In A Dog

Ruff CF, Lim CK, Ramos-Vara JA, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:E58-E62. A 6-year-old castrated Goldendoodle dog was presented for left-sided lameness of 3 weeks’ duration. Focal, moderate to marked increased 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate (99mTc-MDP) uptake was detected in the … Read More

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