Boreal Veterinary Centre

I-131 Radioactive Therapy for Feline Hyperthyroidism

I-131 therapy, also known as radioactive iodine therapy, is a highly effective and specialized treatment for feline hyperthyroidism, a common endocrine disorder in older cats. This therapy utilizes the radioactive isotope iodine-131 to target and treat overactive thyroid tissue, providing a non-invasive and comprehensive solution.

I-131 is administered by Boreal Veterinary Centre's Internal Medicine Specialists in our radiation-shielded nuclear medicine ward. All technologists and doctors involved in the care of your pet have been trained and certified in the use of nuclear medicine, and our facility has been approved by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

Procedure Overview:

Benefits of I-131 Therapy:

I-131 therapy stands as a cutting-edge and compassionate solution for feline hyperthyroidism, providing a safe and efficient way to address this common health concern in older cats. Always consult with a qualified veterinarian to determine the most suitable treatment plan for individual feline patients.