Comparison Between Computed Tomography And 99m Tc- Pertechnetate Scintigraphy Characteristics Of The Thyroid Gland In Cats With Hyperthyroidism

Lautenschlaeger IE, Hartmann A, Sicken J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:666-673. Scintigraphy is currently the reference standard for diagnosing feline hyperthyroidism; however, computed tomography (CT) is more widely available in veterinary practice. The purposes of this prospective study … Read More

Hyperthyroid Cats on Long-Term Medical Treatment Show a Progressive Increase in the Prevalence of Large Thyroid Tumors, Intrathoracic Thyroid Masses and Suspected Thyroid Carcinoma

Peterson ME, Broome MR. in Conference Proceedings. ECVIM 2012. Thyroid scintigraphy provides valuable information regarding both thyroid anatomy and physiology and plays an integral role in the diagnosis, staging, and management of feline thyroid disease. In this study, we performed … Read More

Comparison of glomerular filtration rate determined by use of single-slice dynamic computed tomography and scintigraphy in cats

Schmidt DM, Scrivani PV, Dykes NL, et al. Am J Vet Res 2012;73:463-469. Objective-To compare estimation of glomerular filtration rate determined via conventional methods (ie, scintigraphy and plasma clearance of technetium Tc 99m pentetate) and dynamic single-slice computed tomography (CT). … Read More

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