PET examination in intracranial tumor diagnosis of a cat

G. Angyal, G. Csepura, L. Balkay, L. Galuska, J. Molnár, I. Valastyán

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Abstract

This paper shows the significance of the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in the veterinary medication through a case study of a cat brain tumor. A castrated male cat with bilateral mydriasis and blindness arrived at the veterinary clinic. After physical, laboratory and neurological investigations other sickness was ruled out and the inkling of the intracranial lesion had come to light. Brain tumor seemed the most likely to cause the illness because other symptoms appeared (for example: anorexia, depression) and they progrediated fast. PET examination, using 18F-FDG isotope, was performed to confirm the possible causes of the cat's symptoms

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-203
Number of pages5
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1080
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008
Event5th International Conference on Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems, RADAM 2008 - Debrecen, Hungary
Duration: Jun 13 2008Jun 15 2008

Keywords

  • Animal PET
  • PET
  • Tumor diseases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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