Setting up and running the radioactive iodine unit

Ruby Bell
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Feline hyperthyroidism commonly affects cats in the UK within the senior to geriatric age range. There are various treatment options available however the disease can still be difficult to manage. Radioactive iodine therapy (RAI) is classed as the ‘gold standard’ option for controlling this disease, with a success rate of around 95%. It is very effective but not all veterinary practices are able to offer this treatment. This article will look into what is required to successfully run a radioactive iodine unit.

Setting up and running the radioactive iodine unit
Setting up and running the radioactive iodine unit

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