Research Abstracts:

Peterson ME, Varela FV, Rishniw M, Polzin DJ. Evaluation of serum symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) concentration as a marker for masked chronic kidney disease in cats with hyperthyroidism.  2017 International Society for Feline Medicine (ISFM) World Congress, Brighton, UK. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (in press)

Xifra MP, Serrano SI, Olabarri B, Rodon J, Peterson ME. Radiodine treatment of feline hyperthyroidism: Results from the first 15 cats treated in Spain. 2017 International Society for Feline Medicine (ISFM) World Congress, Brighton, UK.

Xifra MP, Serrano SI, Olabarri B, Rodon J, Peterson ME. Scintigraphy in the diagnosis and radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism. XXXIVAnnual Congress of the Associateion of AMVAC (Asociación Madrileña de Veterinarios de Animales de Compania). Madrid, Spain, 2017. 

Peterson ME, Nichols R, Rishniw M. Evaluation of serum thyroxine, free thyroxine, and thyrotropin concentrations for diagnosis of feline iatrogenic hypothyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine; 2017; in press.

Xifra MP, Serrano SI, Olabarri B, Rodon J, Peterson ME. Radioiodine treatment of feline hyperthyroidism: results from the first 10 cats treated in Spain. XIII Congress of the Veterinary Hospital Montenegro. Porto, Portugal, 2017.

Peterson ME, Bilbrough GE, Rishniw M. Validation of an in-clinic point-of-care immunoassay for measurement of total thyroxine (T4) concentration in serum from euthyroid and hyperthyroid cats. Research Communications of the 26th ECVIM-CA (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animal) Congress. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2017; 31: 254-255.

Peterson ME, Rishniw M. Hyperthyroid cats commonly develop transient or persistent subclinical hypothyroidism after successful radioiodine treatment. Research Communications of the 26th ECVIM-CA (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animal) Congress. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2017; 31: 222.

Miller ML, Peterson ME, Randolph JF, Broome MR, Norsworthy GD, Rishniw M. Thyroid cysts in cats: a retrospective study of 37 cases.  Research Communications of the 26th ECVIM-CA (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animal) Congress. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2017; 31: 221.

Peterson ME, Castellano CA, Rishniw M. Evaluation of body weight, body condition and muscle condition in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2016; in press.

Peterson ME, Guterl JN, Nichols R. Evaluation of serum thyroid stimulating hormone concentrations as a diagnostic test for hyperthyroidism in cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015; 29:1169-1170. 

Davignon D, Lucy J, Randolph J, Scarlett, J, Peterson M. Effect of non-thyroidal illness on serum concentrations of T4, free T4 And thyroid stimulating hormone in cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015; 29:1174-1175. 

Peterson ME, Guterl JN, Rishniw M, Broome MR. Evaluation of thyroid uptake of 99m-pertechnetate for diagnosis and staging of disease severity in cats with hyperthyroidism. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound 2016; 30: 1535.

Lucy, J, Peterson ME, Randolph J, Scrivani P, Thompson M, Davignon D, Scarlett J. Efficacy of low-dose (2 millicurie) versus standard-dose (4 millicurie) radioiodine (131I) treatment for cats with mild-to-moderate hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015; 29:1170. 

Peterson ME, Guterl JN. Iatrogenic feline hypothyroidism: challenges and complexities of thyroid hormone replacement in cats. Research Communications of the 24th ECVIM-CA (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animal) Congress. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2015;29:448.

Peterson ME, Guterl JN. Overt or subclinical iatrogenic hypothyroidism in cats: clinical, laboratory, and thyroid scintigraphic findings in 35 cases. Proceedings of the 24th Congress of the ECVIM-CA (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animal). September 5th, 2014. Mainz, Germany.

Broome MR, Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ, Parker VJ, Richter K. Exogenous thyrotoxicosis secondary to the consumption of commercially available all-meat dog food or treats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2014; 28: 1027-1028.

Peterson ME, Broome MR. Ultra-low doses of radioiodine are highly effective in restoring euthyroidism without inducing hypothyroidism in most cats with milder forms of hyperthyroidism: 131 cases. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2014; 28: 1031. 

Broome MR, Peterson ME: Use of L-thyroxine supplementation after radioiodine therapy helps blunt the worsening of azotemia in hyperthyroid cats with pre-existing kidney disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine; 27:686.

Broome MR, Peterson ME: Ectopic sublingual thyroid neoplasia in the dog: 25 cases (1995-2012). Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine; 27:685-686.

Peterson ME, Broome MR. Thyroid scintigraphic findings in 917 cats with hyperthyroidism. J Vet Intern Med 2012; 26:754.

Peterson ME, Broome MR. Hyperthyroid cats on long-term medical treatment show a progressive increase in the prevalence of large thyroid tumors, intrathoracic thyroid masses, and suspected thyroid carcinoma. Congress Proceedings, 22nd ECVIM-CA Congress (The European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals) 2012; 224.

Peterson ME, Broome MR, Robertson J: Accuracy of serum free thyroxine concentrations determined by a new veterinary chemiluminescent immunoassay in euthyroid and hyperthyroid cats. Proceedings of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animal (ECVIM-CA). 2011.

Harley, LS, Peterson ME, Langston CE, Nichols RL: Iris stages of chronic kidney disease before and after treatment with radioiodine in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 25: 678-679 (abst #EN-3), 2011.

Jeusette I, Aquino F, Fishetti A, Torre C, Peterson M, Greco D: Effect of breed on body comparison in dogs. Proceedings of the 17th European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA) Congress, pp. 218 (abst #229), 2007

Steiner J, Peterson M, Ruaux D, et al: Serum cobalamin and folate concentrations in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  2005

Prittie JE, Barton LJ, Peterson ME, et al. Hypothalmo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function in critically ill cats. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium. New Orleans, 9-13 September 2003. pp. 771

Peterson ME, DeMarco CL, Sheldon KM: Total thyroxine testing: Comparison of an in-house test kit with radioimmunoassay and a chemiluminescent assay. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  17: 396 (abst #69), 2003

Ward CE, Achenbach SE, Peterson ME: The inhibitory G protein, Gi2, shows decreased expression in adenomatous thyroid tissue from hyperthyroid cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  15: 298 (abst #108), 2001

Bennett N, Greco DS, Peterson ME: Comparison of a low carbohydrate versus high fiber diet in cats with diabetes mellitus. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 15: 297 (abst #103), 2001

Hoenig M, Reusch C, Peterson ME: Prevalence of antibodies against insulin in diabetic cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 14: 343 (abst #62), 2000

Ward CR, Achenbach SE, Peterson ME, Holt D: Culture and thyroglobulin expression of feline normal and hyperthyroid thyrocytes. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 14: 342 (abst #60), 2000

Farrelly J, Hohenhaus AE, Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ, Scott R, Stefanacci J: Evaluation of pituitary-adrenal function in cats with lymphoma. Veterinary Cancer Society, 19th Annual Conference Proceedings, 1999, p. 33

Reine NJ, Peterson ME, Hohenhaus AE: Effects of methimazole on hemostatic parameters in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 13: 245 (abst #76), 1999

van der Woerdt A, Peterson ME: Prevalence of ocular abnormalities in cats with hyperthyroidism. Proceeding of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologistsp. 26, 1998

Kass, PH, Peterson ME, Levy, JK, James, KM, Becker DV, Cowgill LD: Evaluation of environmental, nutritional, and host factors in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  12:213 (abst #64), 1998

Peterson ME, Melián C, Nichols CE: Measurement of serum concentrations of total and free T4 in hyperthyroid cats and cats with nonthyroidal disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  12: 211 (abst #53), 1998

Murray LA, Peterson ME: Ipodate as medical treatment in cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  11: 122 (abst #76), 1997

Peterson ME, Melián C, Nichols CE: Evaluation of free T4 and endogenous TSH as diagnostic tests for hypothyroidism in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 11: 120 (abst #68), 1997

Melian C, Peterson ME: Diagnosis and treatment of naturally occurring hypoadrenocorticism in 42 dogs. Veterinary Digest 2: 20-22, 1997

Peterson ME, Wallace MS, Kerl ME, Kemppainen RJ: Dose-response relation between plasma concentrations of ACTH and cortisol after administration of incremental doses of cosyntropin for ACTH stimulation testing in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 10: 186 (abst #152), 1996

Clark TP, Behrend EN, Kemppainen, RJ, Peterson ME, Salman MD: Diagnostic approach to canine Cushing's syndrome by veterinary specialists. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  10: 182 (abst #135), 1996

Behrend EN, Clark TP, Kemppainen, RJ, Peterson ME, Salman MD: Efficacy of and side effects associated with use of ketoconazole as treatment for canine Cushing's syndrome. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  10: 182 (abst #134), 1996

Caplan ER, Peterson ME, Mullen HS, Quesenberry KE: Surgical treatment of insulin-secreting pancreatic islet cell tumors in 49 ferrets. Veterinary Surgery 24: 422 (abst 12), 1995

Tognella C, Peter HJ, Wagner H, Kaempf J, Simon F, Glaser C, Ferguson DC, Peterson ME, Häuselmann HJ, Paulsson M, Ruchti C, Bürgi-Saville ME, Bürgi U, Gerber H: Follicle forming cat thyroid cell lines synthesizing extracellular matrix and basal membrane components: A new tool for the study of thyroidal morphogenesis. Thyroid 1995

Peterson ME, Melian Liminana C, Nichols CE: Determination of free T4 by dialysis as an aid in diagnosis of mild hyperthyroidism in cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 9: 183 (abst 13), 1995

Rosenthal KL, Peterson ME: Determination of plasma concentrations of adrenal androgens in normal ferrets and ferrets with adrenal gland disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  9: 182 (abst 12), 1995

Greco DS, Davidson AP, Feldman EC, Peterson ME: Concurrent pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism and adrenal tumors in 13 dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  9: 181 (abst 8), 1995

Crenshaw KL, Peterson ME, Moroff SD, Heeb LA: Serum fructosamine concentration as an index of glycemia in cats with diabetes mellitus and stress hyperglycemia. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  9: 180 (abst 1), 1995

Christopher MM, Warner CB, Peterson ME:  Increased serum D-lactate in cats with ketoacidotic diabetes. Proceedings, VIth Congress of the International Society for Animal Clinical Biochemistry, Lumsden T (ed) p. 81, 1994

Kemppainen RJ, Clark TP, Peterson ME: Aprotinin preserves immunoreactive adrenocorticotropin in canine plasma. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  8: 163 (abst 83), 1994

Kaplan AJ, Peterson ME, Kemmpainen RJ: Effects of nonadrenal disease on the results of diagnostic tests for hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  8:  161 (abst #73), 1994

Peterson ME, Becker DV: Radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats: 524 cases. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  8: 159 (abst #67), 1994

Christopher MM, Broussard JD, Peterson ME:  Evidence for in vivo oxidative damage associated with ketoacidosis: Heinz body formation in diabetic cats. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 15: 480, 1993

Christopher M, Broussard J, Peterson M:  Heinz bodies are associated with ketoacidosis in cats with diabetes mellitus. Veterinary Pathology 30:429 (abst #8), 1993

Fox PR, Broussard JD, Peterson ME:  Electrocardiographic and radiographic changes in cats with hyperthyroidism: Comparison of population evaluated during 1979-1982 vs. 1992. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  7: 118 (abst #26), 1993

Brown BA, Peterson ME. Robertson GL:  Evaluation of the plasma vasopressin, plasma sodium, and urine osmolality response to water restriction in normal cats and a cats with diabetes insipidus. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 7: 113 (abst #6), 1993

Broussard JD, Peterson ME, Wallace MS: Comparison of absorption kinetics of PZI and Ultralente insulin preparations in normal cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  7: 113 (abst #5), 1993

Broussard JD, Peterson ME:  Changes in the clinical and laboratory findings in hyperthyroid cats from 1982-1992. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 7: 112 (abst #3), 1993

Moroff SD, Ackermann MR, Hawkins KL, Rosenthal R, Tappe J, Peterson ME, Toy KA, Rosebury WS: Proliferative lesions of the adrenal cortex in ferrets. Veterinary Pathology 29: 451 (abst #118), 1992

Kintzer PP, Peterson ME: Mineralocorticoid treatment of 176 dogs with spontaneous hypoadrenocorticism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  6: 112 (abst #15), 1992

Rosenthal KL, Peterson ME, Quesenberry KE, Hillyer EV, Moroff SD, Beeber N, Lothrop CD: Adrenocortical disease in 47 ferrets. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine6: 109 (abst #2), 1992

Rosenthal KL, Peterson ME, Lothrop C, Quesenberry KE: Adrenal function in ferrets: Plasma cortisol and corticosterone responses to synthetic ACTH administration. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine  6: 109 (abst #1), 1992

Boesinger J, Gerber H, Peter HJ, Studer H, Ferguson DC, Drews R, Peterson ME, Becker DV: Effects of å-retinoic acid on proliferation of cat and rat thyroid cell lines in vitro.  Annales d'endocrinologie 52 (1): 59, 1991.

Kintzer PP, Ferguson DC, Hoenig M, Peterson ME, Gerber H, Peter HJ, Studer H: Heterogeneous effects of growth factors and serum on TSH and foskolin stimulated cAMP levels in continuous cell strains derived from feline toxic adenomatous goiters. Annales d'endocrinologie 52 (1):87, 1991.

Gerber H, Peter HJ, Bösiger J, Studer H, Drews R, Ferguson DC, Peterson ME, Becker DV: Different continuous cell lines from adenomatous feline goiters widely differ in morphologic, functional and growth parameters. 10th International Thyroid Congress, The Hague, 1991

Peterson ME: Use of a thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) stimulation test as an aid in the diagnosis of mild hyperthyroidism in cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 5: 129 (abst #61), 1991

Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ: Synthetic cosyntropin [ACTH-(1-24)] stimulation tests in normal cats: Comparison of intravenous and intramuscular ACTH administration. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 5: 127 (abst #54), 1991

Wiedenkeller DE, Peterson ME, Helton KA, Burk RL: Results of computed tomography in 30 dogs with spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 5: 127(abst #53), 1991

Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ: Pituitary intermediate lobe in cats: Active secretion of alpha-MSH and in vivo evidence for dopaminergic and beta-adrenergic regulation. Program of the 72nd Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, p. 121 (abst #388), 1990

Peterson ME, James KM, Wallace M, Timothy SD, Joseph RJ: Naturally-occurring hypoparathyroidism in the cat. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 116 (abst #41), 1990

Wallace MS, Peterson ME, Nichols CE: Absorption kinetics of regular, isophane, and protamine zinc insulin in normal cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 115 (abst #38), 1990

Hoenig M, Peterson ME, Ferguson DC: Glucose intolerance in spontaneously hyperthyroid cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 115 (abst #37), 1990

Kintzer PP, Peterson ME: O,p'-DDD treatment of 200 dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 114 (abst #33), 1990

Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ, Orth DN: Plasma immunoreactive proopiomelanocortin peptides and cortisol concentrations in the normal cat. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 113 (abst #32), 1990

Smiley LE, Peterson ME: Urinary corticosteroid/creatinine ration as a screening test for canine hyperadrenocorticism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 4: 113 (abst #31), 1990

Moroff SD, Kazacos, E, Peterson ME: Pathology of feline acromegaly. Proceeding of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathology, p. 120, 1989

Gerber H, Peter HJ, Drews R, Ferguson DC, Peterson ME, McGraw RA, Halper J: Proliferative response to growth factors of new cell strains established from feline "toxic" adenomatous goiters. Proceedings American Thyroid Association, T-65 (abst #129), 1989

Drews R, Ferguson DC, Gerber H, Peterson ME, McGraw RA, Halper J, Becker DV: Effects of serum and growth factors on proliferation of cultured normal and adenomatous feline thyrocytes. Annales d'Endocrinologie (Paris) 50 (2): 143 (Abstract #118), 1989

Treppainer L, Peterson ME, Aucoin D: Pharmacokinetics of methimazole in the normal cats and cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 3: 125 (abst. #50), 1989

Peterson ME, Gamble DA: Effect of non-thyroidal illness on serum thyroxine concentrations in cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 3: 123 (abst. #44), 1989

Peterson ME, Ferguson DC: Effect of glucocorticoids on thyroid function in normal cats and cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 3: 123 (abst. #43), 1989

Ferguson DC, Peterson ME, Nachreiner RF: Serum free and total iodothyronine concentrations in normal cats and cats with hyperthyroidism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 3: 121 (abst. #33), 1989

Welches CD, Scavelli TD, Matthiesen DT, Peterson ME: Hypocalcemia and recurrence of hyperthyroidism after three different techniques of bilateral thyroidectomy in the cat. Veterinary Surgery 18: 62, 1989

Rubattu S, Marion D, Peterson ME, Sealey J: Ketamine increases plasma prorenin, but not renin in cats: Dexamethasone blocks the effect. American Journal of Hypertension 2: 60A, 1989

Peter HJ, Gerber H, von Grünigen C, Becker DV, Peterson ME: Autonomy of growth and of iodine metabolism in follicles from toxic feline goiters cultured in vitro. Annales d'Endocrinologie (Paris) 49: 204 (Abstract #68) 1988

Greco D, Peterson ME, Turner JL:  Congenital secondary or tertiary hypothyroid dwarfism in Giant Schnauzers.  Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 725 (no. 18), 1988

Kobayashi D, Graves TK, Nichols CE, Peterson ME: Blood pressure is elevated in hyperthyroid cats and cats with renal disease. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 723 (no. 13), 1988

Peterson ME, Graves TK: Triiodothyronine (T3) suppression test: An aid in the diagnosis of mild hyperthyroidism in cats. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 722 (no. 11), 1988

Peterson ME, Kemppainen RJ, Graves TK: Episodic but not circadian activity in plasma concentrations of ACTH, cortisol, and thyroxine in the normal cat. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 721 (no. 10), 1988

Quesenberry KE, Peterson ME, Moroff SD, Scavelli TD:  Pancreatic insulin-secreting tumor in the ferret.  Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 886.1 (no. 16), 1987

Graves TK, Peterson ME: Effects of low doses of intravenous dexametha­sone on serum cortisol concentrations in the normal cat. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Veteri­nary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary In­ternal Medicine), p 884 (no. 9), 1987

Wolfschiemer KJ, Peterson ME:  Erythrocyte insulin receptor binding in dogs with Cushing's syndrome.  Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine),  p 882 (no. 6), 1987

Peterson ME, Livingston P, Brown RS: Lack of thyroid stimulating im­munoglobulins in cats with hyperthyroidism. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 881 (no. 4), 1987

Peterson ME, Graves TK: Serum thyroxine concentrations fluctuate in cats with hyperthyroidism. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 880 (no. 1), 1987

Scavelli TD, Peterson ME, Matthiesen DT: Results of adrenalectomy for hypera­drenocorticism caused by adrenocortical neoplasia in 26 dogs.  Veterinary Surgery 15:133, 1986

Orth DN, Peterson ME, Drucker WD, Halmi NS, DeBold CR, Nicholson WE:  Differ­ences in the regulation of proopiomelanocortin (POMC) peptide secre­tion in animals and man with Cushing's disease. Proceedings of the Scientific Program on Regulatory Pep­tides and Diseases of Companion Animals (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), p 27, 1986

Peterson ME, Orth DN, Halmi NS, Drucker WD: New aspects of the patho­physiology of canine pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Proceedings of the Scientific Pro­gram on Regulatory Peptides and Diseases of Companion Animals (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), p 24,1986

Peter HJ, Becker DV, Peterson ME, Gerber H, Studer H:  Autonomy of growth and of iodine metabolism in hyperthyroid feline goiters transplanted onto nude mice. Endocrinology 119 (suppl.): T-41 (Abstract #81), 1986

Aucoin DP, Rubin RL, Peterson ME, Reidenberg MM, Hurvitz AI, Lahita RG:  Forma­tion of anti-native DNA antibodies in propylthiouracil-induced lu­pus-like syndrome.  Pro­ceedings of the First International Conference on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, 1986

Peter HJ, Gerber H, Studer H, Becker DV, Peterson ME: Morphology and function of goiters causing feline hyperthyroidism. Annales d'Endocrinologie (Paris) 47: 74 (Abstract #132), 1986

Zerbe CA, Refsal KR, Peterson ME, Armstrong PJ, Nachreiner RF, Schall, WD:  Adrenal function in three groups of cats.  Proceedings of the Fourth An­nual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), sec 14, p 48, 1986

Peterson ME, Taylor RS, Greco DS, Lothrop CD:  Spontaneous acromegaly in the cat.  Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), sec 14, p 48, 1986

Peterson ME, Greco DS:  Primary hypoadrenocorticism in the cat. Pro­ceedings of the Fourth Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), sec 14, p 42, 1986

Ferguson DC, Peterson ME:  Serum free thyroxine concentrations in spontaneous canine hyperadrenocorticism. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Veterinary Medical Fo­rum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), sec 14, p 39, 1986

Peterson ME, Orth DN:  Corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test: An aid in the differential diagnosis of canine Cushing's syndrome. Proceed­ings of the Third An­nual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 151, 1985

Aucoin DP, Peterson ME, Davis CR:  Altered disposition of propylthiouracil in hy­perthyroid cats. Proceedings of the Third Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 128, 1985

Peterson ME, Kintzer PP, Hurvitz AI:  Evaluation of methimazole for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism.  Proceedings of the Third Annual Vet­erinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 128, 1985

Aucoin DP, Lahita RG, Krator SM, Peterson ME, Drayer DE, Hurvitz AI, Reidenberg MM:  Propylthiouracil-induced immune-mediated disease. Arthritis and Rheumatism 28 (suppl):A47, 1985

Aucoin DP, Peterson ME, Drayer DE, Lahita RG, Hurvitz AI, Reidenberg MM:  Propylthiouracil-induced immune-mediated disease. Clinical Research  33:279A, 1985

Cahill PT, Peterson ME, Knowles RJR, Kneeland JB:  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of hyperthyroid cats:  Effects of 131I. Proceedings of the So­ciety of Magnetic Res­onance in Medicine, pp 124-125, 1984

Rondeau MJ, Peterson ME, Coleman DJ, Lizzi FL, Silverman RH:  Assess­ment of fe­line hyperthyroidism:  An image and signal processing approach. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (suppl), 3:153, 1984

Aucoin DP, Peterson ME, Reidenberg MM, Drayer DE, Lahita RG, Hurvitz AI:  Propy­lthiouracil-induced immune-mediated disease in cats.  Clinical Research 32:238A, 1984

Bond BR, Fox PR, Peterson ME: Echocardiographic evaluation of 45 cats with hy­perthyroidism.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (suppl) 2:184, 1983

Peterson ME, Aucoin DP, Hurvitz AI, Quimby FW, Piccolie A, Drayer DE, Reidenberg MM:  Propylthiouracil-induced immune-mediated disease in the cat. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 35:266, 1984

Peterson ME, Becker DV: Spontaneous hyperthyroidism in the cat:  An animal mod­el for toxic nodular goiter. Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Thy­roid Association, p T-31, 1983

Liu SK, Peterson ME, Fox PR, Bond BR: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hyper­thyroidism in the cat.  Proceedings of the Eighth Asian-Pacific Congress on Cardiology, p 33, 1983

Cahill PT, Knowles RJR, Kneeland BJ, Saddekni S, Peterson ME:  Dynamic flow phantoms for NMR and digital radiography. Proceedings of the Society of Photooptical Instrumentation Engineers, 1983

Peterson ME, Becker DV, Cahill PT, Ferguson DC: Radioactive iodine (131-I) treatment of feline hyper­thyroidism.  Proceedings of the First Annual Veterinary Medical Forum (American College of Veteri­nary Internal Medicine), p 40, 1983

Peterson ME, Cavanagh PG, Hurvitz AI: Propylthiouracil-induced au­toimmune dis­orders (hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, lupus-like syn­drome) in cats with hyperthy­roidism.  Proceedings of the First Annual Vet­erinary Medical Forum (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), p 39, 1983

Peterson ME, Kneeland JB, Knowles RJR, Cahill PT: Toxic nodular goiter in cats:  Evaluation by nuclear medicine (NM), computerized tomography (CT), and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR).  Journal of Nu­clear Medicine 24: P25-P26, 1983

Drucker WD, Peterson ME:  Plasma cortisol response to injected corti­cotropin re­leasing factor in normal and spontaneous Cushing's dogs.  Program of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, p 351, 1983

Peterson ME, Johnessee J, Gilbertson SR: Spontaneous feline hypoad­renocorticism (Addison's disease).  Scientific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, p 92, 1982.

Peterson ME, Cavanagh PG, Willard M, Drucker WD: Pituitary-dependent canine hyperadrenocorticism with spontaneous remission. Scientific Pro­ceedings of the Ameri­can College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, p 91, 1982

Peterson ME, Ferguson DC, Kintzer PP, Gilbertson SR, Drucker WD: Gluco­corticoid effects upon serum thyroid hormone concentrations in spontaneous canine Cushing's syndrome. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry, p lxxvi (no. 226), 1982

Drucker WD, Simon JS, Chavez FT, Peterson ME:  Peripheral and sper­matic vein concentrations of testosterone and 17-ß-estradiol in canine testic­ular tumors. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry, p xlvii (no. 141), 1982

Piccolie A, Peterson ME, Walberg J, Quimby F:  Ankylosing spondylitis with sec­ondary intervertebral disc extrusion and posterior paralysis in a ba­boon (Papio cyno­cephalus).  Program of the 33rd Annual Session of the American Association for Labo­ratory Animal Science, p 96, 1982

Drucker WD, Simon JS, Chavez FT, Peterson ME:  Canine sertoli cell tu­mors:  Pe­ripheral and spermatic vein concentrations of testosterone and 17-ß-estradiol.  Program of the 64th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, p 194, 1982

Peterson ME, Altszuler N:  Characterization of the insulin resistance and glucose in­tolerance of spontaneous canine Cushing's syndrome. Scientific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, p 62, 1981

Peterson ME, Javanovic L, Peterson CM: Insulin resistant diabetes mel­litus associ­ated with elevated growth hormone concentrations following megestrol acetate treatment in a cat.  Scientific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, p 63, 1981

Peterson ME, Altszuler N: Spontaneous canine Cushing's syndrome: De­creased insulin sensitivity and glucose intolerance.  Diabetes 30:73A, 1981

Peterson ME, Nicholson WE, Wilson MG, Drucker WD, Orth DN: Plasma immunore­active ACTH and ß-lipotropin in spontaneous canine Cushing's syn­drome. Clinical Research 29: 298A, 1981

Peterson ME, Drucker WD, Orth DN: Immunoreactive ACTH and ß-lipotropin in spontaneous canine Cushing's and Addison's disease. Clinical Research 28:762A, 1980

Peterson ME, Liotta A, Colurso G, Halmi N, Krieger D: ACTH and related peptides in hypophyses from normal dogs and those with Cushing's disease. Society for Neuro­science, Vol 6, p 854, 1980

Peterson ME, Becker DV, Hurley JR: Feline hyperthyroidism: Further defi­nition. Sci­entific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, p 124, 1980

Peterson ME, Drucker WD: Biochemical characterization and treatment of canine Cushing's syndrome.  Scientific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary In­ternal Medicine, p 124, 1980

Peterson ME, Becker DV, Hurley JR, Ferguson DC: Spontaneous feline hyperthy­roidism. Program of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Soci­ety, p 203, 1980

Drucker WD, Peterson ME:  Pharmacologic treatment of pituitary-depen­dent canine Cushing's disease.  Program of the 62nd Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, p 89, 1980

Peterson ME, Becker DV, Hurley JR, Ferguson DC: Spontaneous feline hyperthy­roidism.  Program of the New York Thyroid Association, 1979

Peterson ME, Johnson JG, Andrews LK: Spontaneous hyperthyroidism in the cat. Scientific Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Inter­nal Medicine, p 108, 1979

Peterson ME, Drucker WD:  Cyproheptadine treatment of spontaneous pi­tuitary ACTH-dependent canine Cushing's disease.  Clinical Research 26:703A, 1978