References: Feline acromegaly, Parts 1 and 2

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Reference list for Feline acromegaly, Parts 1 and 2

Feline acromegaly: The keys to diagnosis

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1. Feldman EC, Nelson RW. Feline acromegaly. In: Disorders of growth hormone, canine and feline endocrinology and reproduction. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Co, 2004;69-84.

2. Peterson ME, Taylor RS, Greco DS, et al. Acromegaly in 14 cats. J Vet Intern Med 1990;4:192-201.

3. Kittleson MD, Pion PD, DeLellis LA, et al. Increased serum growth hormone concentration in feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med 1992;6:320-324.

4. Feldman EC, Nelson RW. Acromegaly and hyperadrenocorticism in cats: a clinical perspective. J Feline Med Surg 2000;2:153-158.

5. Niessen SJ, Khalid M, Petrie G, et al. Validation and application of a radioimmunoassay for ovine growth hormone in the diagnosis of acromegaly in cats. Vet Rec 2007;160:902-907.

6. Niessen SJ, Petrie G, Gaudiano F, et al. Feline acromegaly: an underdiagnosed endocrinopathy? J Vet Intern Med 2007;21:899-905.

7. Reusch CE, Kley S, Casella M, et al. Measurements of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1 in cats with diabetes mellitus. Vet Rec 2006;158:195-200.

8. Starkey SR, Tan K, Church DB. Investigation of serum IGF-I levels amongst diabetic and non-diabetic cats. J Feline Med Surg 2004;6:149-155.

9. Berg RI, Nelson RW, Feldman EC, et al. Serum insulin-like growth factor-I concentration in cats with diabetes mellitus and acromegaly. J Vet Intern Med 2007;21:892-898.

10. Elliott DA, Feldman EC, Koblik PD, et al. Prevalence of pituitary tumors among diabetic cats with insulin resistance. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2000;216:1765-1768.

11. Posch B, Dobson J, Herrtage M. Magnetic resonance imaging finding in 15 acromegalic cats. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2011;4:422-427.

Feline acromegaly: Treatment options

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2. Peterson ME, Taylor RS, Greco DS, et al. Acromegaly in 14 cats. J Vet Intern Med 1990;4:192-201.

3. Slingerland LI, Voorhout G, Rijnberk A, et al. Growth hormone excess and the effect of octreotide in cats with diabetes mellitus. Domest Anim Endocrinol 2008;35:352-361.

4. Timian J, Lunn KF. Evaluation of a long-acting somatostatin receptor ligand for the treatment of feline acromegaly. J Vet Intern Med 2012;26:757.

5. Abraham LA, Helmond SE, Mitten RW, et al. Treatment of an acromegalic cat with the dopamine agonist L-deprenyl. Aust Vet J 2002;80:479-483.

6. Feldman EC, Nelson RW. Feline acromegaly. In: Disorders of growth hormone, canine and feline endocrinology and reproduction. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Co, 2004;69-84.

7. Peterson ME, Taylor RS, Greco DS, et al. Acromegaly in 14 cats. J Vet Intern Med 1990;4:192-201.

8. Meij BP, Auriemma E, Grinwis G, et al. Successful treatment of acromegaly in a diabetic cat with transsphenoidal hypophysectomy. J Feline Med Surg 2010;12:406-410.

9. Brearley MJ, Polton GA, Littler RM, et al. Coarse fractionated radiation therapy for pituitary tumors in cats: a retrospective study of 12 cases. Vet Comp Oncol 2006;4:209-217.

10. Dunning MD, Lowrie CS, Bexfield NH, et al. Exogenous insulin treatment after hypofractionated radiotherapy in cats with diabetes mellitus and acromegaly. J Vet Intern Med 2009;23:243-249.

11. Sellon RK, Fidel J, Houston R, et al. Linear-accelerator-based modified radiosurgical treatment of pituitary tumors in cats: 11 cases (1997-2008). J Vet Intern Med 2009;23:1038-1044.

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13. Littler RM, Polton GA, Brearley MJ. Resolution of diabetes mellitus but not acromegaly in a cat with a pituitary macroadenoma treated with hypofractionated radiation. J Small Anim Pract 2006;47:392-395.

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