Hypercalcaemia in cats: When should I worry and what can I do?

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Hypercalcaemia in cats: When should I worry and what can I do?

12 Nov 2021
RVC Clinical Theatre 2

Hypercalcaemia in cats has been reportedly on the rise for a number of years and can be the result of multiple underlying aetiologies. This is certainly a clinical problem in which cats are not small dogs – the most common causes of hypercalcaemia are different and cats even have aetiologies all of their own! This session will focus on how high calcium needs to be before you should start to worry and what you can do to resolve it. We will review the underlying aetiologies and possible consequences of hypercalcaemia in cats, with the help of interesting clinical cases.

  • -Understanding the most common causes of hypercalcaemia in cats and which cats are at risk
  • -Confidence in how to work up the hypercalcaemic feline patient
  • -Understanding the options for treatment of hypercalcaemia and balancing risks versus benefits of these
Speakers
Rebecca Geddes, Clinical Scientist Fellow, Small Animal Internal Medicine - Royal Veterinary College

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Education Partners

  • RVC
  • BVA

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  • Vets4Pets
  • IVC
  • MWI
  • Royal Canin
  • Virbac
  • Idexx

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