Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

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Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Pérez Alenza, M.ª Dolores;Arenas Bermejo, Carolina
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-41-4
Pages: 100
Binding:
Format: 17 x 24

This clinical manual on thyroid gland conditions offers an update on the concepts and clinical reality of canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism, two processes that have been the subject of much case-based reasoning.


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María Dolores Pérez Alenza

She graduated in veterinary medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) in 1989, and earned a PhD in veterinary medicine from the same university in 1994. She completed her training in small animal internal medicine with several postdoctoral fellowships at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1991–1993) and the University of California, Davis (United States) (2002). She is a full professor in the Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the UCM. She is head of the Small Animal Internal Medicine Service of the UCM Veterinary Teaching Hospital and head of the Endocrinology and Mammary Oncology Unit of said service.

She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Internal Medicine Working Group of AVEPA (Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Association). She has had more than 50 articles published in Spanish and international journals, collaborated in writing book chapters and papers, and is the author of the book Diabetes felina (Feline diabetes) and coauthor of the Manual de endocrinología veterinaria (Manual of veterinary endocrinology).

Carolina Arenas Bermejo

She graduated in veterinary medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) in 2002, and earned a PhD in veterinary medicine from the same university in 2011. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital of the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). She completed her training in small animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Texas A&M University, Animal Endocrine Clinic (New York) and the University of Liverpool.

Previously, she was associate professor of medical and clinical pathology and clinical education at the Alfonso X el Sabio University in Madrid. She was also a collaborating veterinary clinical instructor in endocrinology and mammary oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine and Surgery of the School of Veterinary Medicine of the UCM, in the specialities of endocrinology and mammary oncology.

She has published articles in both international and Spanish journals.

1.	General thyroid gland concepts
	Synthesis of thyroid hormones 
	Regulation of the synthesis and release of thyroid hormones
	Hormone transport
	Function of thyroid hormones
2.	Canine hypothyroidism
	Types and causes of hypothyroidism
		Hypothyroidism in young dogs
		Hypothyroidism in adult dogs
	Diagnosis
	Clinical signs
		Skin disorders
		Neuromuscular disorders
		Cardiac abnormalities
		Reproductive disorders
		Other clinical signs
	Diagnostic process
		Complete blood count and biochemical analysis
		Thyroid function tests
		Ultrasound evaluation
		L-thyroxine treatment as a diagnostic method 
	Treatment of hypothyroidism
		Dose
		Monitoring
		Side effects
	References
3.	Thyroid tumours and hyperthyroidism in dogs
	Incidence and types of thyroid tumours
	Clinical signs and diagnostic approach
	Treatment and prognosis
	References
4.	Feline hyperthyroidism
	Aetiology of hyperthyroidism
	Epidemiology of hyperthyroidism
		Intrinsic factors
		Nutritional factors
		Environmental factors
	Clinical signs of hyperthyroidism
	Diagnosis of hyperthyroidism
		Routine diagnostic tests
		Hormonal tests to confirm the diagnosis
		Diagnostic imaging
	Treatment of hyperthyroidism
		Medical treatment
		Diet
		Radioactive iodine
		Surgical thyroidectomy
		Intrathyroid injection of ethanol
	References

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Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Pérez Alenza, M.ª Dolores;Arenas Bermejo, Carolina
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-41-4
Pages: 100
Binding:
Format: 17 x 24

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Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

Update about canine hypothyroidism and feline hyperthyroidism

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Pérez Alenza, M.ª Dolores;Arenas Bermejo, Carolina
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-84-17225-41-4
Pages: 100
Binding:
Format: 17 x 24

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