Once home, treated cats continue to emit low levels of radiation for a short time. We supply owners with detailed instructions regarding specific care at home for the 2 weeks following discharge, such as management of litter trays and some restrictions on physical contact.
Patients have their thyroid levels rechecked a month or so after treatment, to ensure their disease is cured. The treatment has around a 99% success rate.
Contact us at Mawson Lakes Vet Hospital if you want to learn more about I-131 treatment.