Management of Hypertension in a Geriatric Cat

Thompson J.

Can Vet J, 2004. 45(5): p.427-9.


Hyperthyroidism and chronic renal disease occur commonly in geriatric cats, often in association with potentially life-threatening primary or secondary hypertension. Early treatment of hypertension minimizes damage to vital organs. This case illustrates the complexity of managing hypertension in a geriatric cat with both hyperthyroidism and renal disease.