X-ray computed tomography of brain tumors in cats.

Richard A Lecouteur, J. R. Fike, C. E. Cann, J. M. Turrel, J. E. Thompson, J. F. Biggart

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Abstract

X-ray computed tomography (CT) was used to depict intracranial space-occupying lesions in 5 cats. Computed tomographic findings were confirmed by surgical biopsy in 2 cases and at necropsy in 3 cases. The detailed anatomic information provided by CT scans facilitated surgical removal of a brain tumor in 2 cats, and allowed accurate tumor localization and dose optimization for radiation therapy in 1 cat. It was concluded that CT provides information required for accurate diagnosis and treatment of feline brain tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-305
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume183
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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