PRE-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
 
  • A copy of current medical records, previous laboratory values and vaccination history should be faxed to us prior to   patient's scheduled visit.
  • CBC, serum chemistry and urinalysis should be done on the patient within 7 days prior to admission for therapy, and results must be faxed as well.
  • Acceptable radiographs of thorax should have been taken within 14 days prior to admission. Evaluation of radiographs should be reported on lab report sheet.

UPON ADMISSION
 
  • Our medical staff reserves the right to deny therapy if a malignancy is detected or other medical conditions that might contraindicate radioiodine therapy.
  • Cats will be maintained in a state approved radioactive isolation facility until the exposure rate is equal to or less than 0.5 mr/hr at 3 feet from the cat. Cats are usually released the same day. Some restrictions must be followed at home for 2 weeks following treatment.
  • Visitation of cats will not be allowed while in isolation.
  • Radioiodine therapy and isolation care is $995.00.

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