Feline Hyperthyroid Center in Holbrook/Long Island, NY

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Holbrook/Long Island Thyro-Cat at:
Sachem Animal Hospital

227 Union Avenue
Holbrook, NY 11741
Phone: 866-467-8228 (TCAT)
Sachem Animal Hospital

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Radioactive Iodine I-131 Therapy for Feline Hyperthyroidism

Thyro-Cat treatment offers radioactive iodine I-131 therapy for cats diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism. This cost-effective treatment for feline hyperthyroidism using radioactive iodine (I-131) is the preferred method of therapy for hyperthyroid cats. Radioactive iodine I-131 injection is also the preferred treatment for hyperthyroidism in humans. Radioactive iodine I-131 therapy is as easy as one injection just under the skin, much like a routine feline vaccine. Radioactive iodine I-131 is safe and effective for treating feline hyperthyroidism.

Thyro-Cat Treatment in Holbrook/Long Island, NY

The Holbrook/Long Island Thyro-Cat Treatment Center is spacious, comfortable, climate-controlled, and complete with videos for your cat to enjoy. Most cats are housed with us for 3-5 days. Once your cat is admitted for feline hyperthyroidism therapy using radioactive iodine (I-131), chest and abdominal ultrasounds are performed. Providing these tests are within normal ranges, your cat then receives one injection of radioiodine (I-131). After the injection, your cat will be closely monitored for health and radioiodine (I-131) levels during his or her stay at Thyro-Cat Feline Hyperthyroidism Treatment Center located at Sachem Animal Hospital in Holbrook, NY.

A short stay, from 3 to 5 days, at this facility is required by law until the level of radiation reduces to an acceptable level.

Expert, Compassionate Feline Specialists

Staffed by licensed, board-certified veterinary radiologists and specialists in feline internal medicine, this hyperthyroidism treatment center provides affordable radioactive iodine I-131 treatment for cats who are diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism. Dr. Victor Rendano, VMD, MS, DACVR, DACVR-RO, specialist in veterinary radiology and professor of radiology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, is chief specialist at Thyro-Cat. Dr. Victor Rendano was inducted as a diplomate into the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1975, and was awarded diplomate status and board certification in radiation oncology in 2001.

Working with Your Veterinarian

As part of the affordable, high-quality veterinary and customer care that you and your cat receives at the Thyro-Cat Feline Hyperthyroidism Treatment Center located at Sachem Animal Hospital, we send a custom report about your cat's treatment to your family veterinarian. The referring veterinarian receives a summary sheet outlining the health care treatment given to your cat while treated for feline hyperthyroidism at our facility. Included in this summary sheet are the recommended monitoring steps to be performed after your cat's release from the treatment center at Sachem Animal Hospital. The referring veterinarian may interact with our feline hyperthyroidism specialists as needed.

Appointments and Questions

To make an appointment at Thyro-Cat Feline Hyperthyroidism Treatment Center at our Holbrook/Long Island location, please call Thyro-Cat directly at 866-467-8228 (TCAT) or visit our Frequently Asked Questions about Feline Hyperthyroidism and Radioiodine I-131 Therapy page.

For veterinarians referring a feline patient to Thyro-Cat of Holbrook, NY, please visit Veterinary Referrals.

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