Long-term outcome of gonadectomy performed at an early age or traditional age in cats.

@article{Howe2000LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of gonadectomy performed at an early age or traditional age in cats.},
  author={Lisa M. Howe and Margaret R. Slater and Harry W. Boothe and H. Phil Hobson and Theresa Welch Fossum and A C Spann and W S Wilkie},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={217 11},
  pages={
          1661-5
        }
}
  • Lisa M. Howe, Margaret R. Slater, +4 authors W S Wilkie
  • Published in
    Journal of the American…
    2000
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To determine long-term results and complications of gonadectomy performed at an early age (prepubertal) or at the traditional age in cats. DESIGN Cohort study. ANIMALS 263 cats from animal shelters. PROCEDURE Cats that underwent gonadectomy were allotted to 2 groups on the basis of estimated age at surgery (traditional age, > or = 24 weeks old; prepubertal, < 24 weeks old). Adoptive owner information was obtained from shelter records, and telephone interviews were conducted with… CONTINUE READING

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