Thyroid scintigraphy in veterinary medicine

Daniel GB, Neelis DA. Semin Nucl Med 2014;44:24-34. Thyroid scintigraphy is performed in cats and dogs and has been used to a limited degree in other species such as the horse. Thyroid scintigraphy is most commonly used to aid in … Read More

Musculoskeletal Scintigraphy of the Equine Athlete

Dyson S. Seminars in nuclear medicine 2014;44:4-14. Nuclear scintigraphic examination of equine athletes has a potentially important role in the diagnosis of lameness or poor performance, but increased radiopharmaceutical uptake (IRU) is not necessarily synonymous with pain causing lameness. Nuclear … Read More

Liver Scintigraphy in Veterinary Medicine

Morandi F. Seminars in nuclear medicine 2014;44:15-23. The most common veterinary application of liver scintigraphy is for the diagnosis of portosystemic shunts (PSSs). There has been a continual evolution of nuclear medicine techniques for diagnosis of PSS, starting in the … Read More

Evaluation Of Thyroid To Background Ratios In Hyperthyroid Cats

Bettencourt AE, Panciera DL, Larson M, et al. in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2013;75. IntroductionlPurpose: Thyroid scintigraphy has been used to diagnose, quantify and characterize disease, and predict treatment outcome in hyperthyroid cats. Scintigraphic methods to quantify … Read More

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