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Companion Animal Practice
Decision making in the treatmment for hyperthyroidism in cats
  1. Carmel Mooney

    Carmel Mooney graduated from Dublin in 1986. She spent three years as a demonstrator in the department of veterinary clinical studies at Edinburgh where she obtained an MPhil for studies on hyperthyroidism in cats. She completed a PhD in feline thyroid diseases at Glasgow, where she is currently the Waltham lecturer in clinical nutrition.


FELINE hyperthyroidism is a frequently encountered disorder with which practitioners are now familiar. Currently, there are three methods of treatment for the hyperthyroid cat. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of each and discusses the factors to bear in mind when formulating a treatment regimen for an individual animal.

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