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NEW TREATMENT FOR IDIOPATHIC CYSTITIS AND CHRONIC URETHRAL OBSTRUCTIONS IN CATS

Principle Investigator

Allison Kendall

Testing Requirements

As an alternative to euthanasia. the clinical trial will test low-dose radiotherapy which is intended to reduce symptoms.
-cats will be required to stay at the hospital for 4-5 days during their initial visit for treatment and observation
-owners will complete questionnaires at each visit and every 30 days following treatment for up to one year
-total participation last about one year, with 4 study visits

Enrollment Start

09/01/2021

Enrollment Finish

09/01/2022

Eligibility

Eligibility Cats must be male, must have a history of idiopathic cystitis and urethral obstructions, cannot have an existing perineal urethrostomy, cannot have other major illnesses that would affect lifespan or ability to undergo anesthesia.

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Contact

arkendal@ncsu.edu