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which may degranulate in some individuals with FIC. Glucosaminoglycans have also been studied and have variable, but generally poor, results. Best results appear to occur with diet, environmental and stress management rather than drug therapy.
SUMMARY
Lower urinary tract disorders are common in cats. Once appropriate diagnostics have ruled out direct causes, for most cases of non-obstructive LUTD, a more global approach needs to be taken, looking at and addressing the role of the cat’s external and internal environments.
Figure 1: Possible causes of lower urinary tract signs in cats with or without co-morbid conditions (Pandora Syndrome) (from Chew D, Buffington CAT, FLUTH Symposium 2014)
Figure 2: Diagnostic approach to cats with lower urinary tract signs (from Chew D, Buffington CAT, FLUTH Symposium 2014
Figure 3: Algorithm showing a therapeutic and management approach to a cat with lower urinary tract disease
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