Cardiovascular and Renal Manifestations of Hyperthyroidism

Syme H.M.

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract, 2007. 37(4): p.723-43, vi.


In the simplest terms, hyperthyroidism is the clinical syndrome that results from an excess of thyroid hormones. This review considers the effects of hyperthyroidism on the cardiovascular and renal systems by reviewing the available literature on the clinical manifestations of this syndrome in the cat and also considering experimental studies and experience in other species, including human beings.