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Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat

This essential guide to the interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms illustrates normal anatomy and frequently encountered abnormalities and anomalies. It provides easy access to the fundamentals of image interpretation with thorough discussions of the basic principles and techniques for producing high quality radiographs. Coverage includes the principles of ultrasound and its interaction with tissue, as well as how to avoid problems that can result from misinterpretation or overinterpretation of images. It provides a comprehensive review of canine and feline radiographic and ultrasonographic anatomy using a systems approach, focusing on normal features, so that abnormalities can be readily appreciated and interpreted.

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Published: December 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-8902-9

Contents

  • 1. THE RADIOGRAPH
    Density And Opacity
    Contrast
    Radiologic Changes
    Standard Views
    Contrast Media
    Viewing the Radiograph
    Ultrasound
    2. THE ABDOMEN
    The Abdominal Cavity
    The Abdominal Wall
    The Retroperitoneal Space
    The Liver
    The Gallbladder
    The Spleen
    The Pancreas
    THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
    Esophagus
    The Stomach
    The Small Intestine
    The Large Intestine
    The Adrenal Glands
    THE URINARY SYSTEM
    The Kidneys
    The Ureters
    The Bladder
    The Urethra
    THE MALE GENITAL TRACT
    The Penis
    The Testes
    The Prostate Gland
    THE FEMALE GENITAL TRACT
    The Uterus
    The Ovaries
    The Vagina
    The Mammary Gland
    3. THE THORAX
    The Thoracic Cavity
    The Pharynx, Larynx, and Hyoid Apparatus
    The Trachea
    The Bronchi
    The Lungs
    The Diaphragm
    The Pleurae
    The Mediastinum
    The Thoracic Wall
    The Spine
    The Ribs
    The Sternum
    The Skin
    The Cardiovascular System
    4. BONES AND JOINTS
    Bones
    Joints
    5. THE SKULL AND VERTEBRAL COLUMN
    The Skull
    The Nasal Chambers
    The Paranasal Sinuses
    The Auditory System
    The Eye
    The Teeth
    The Salivary Glands
    The Nasolacrimal Ducts
    The Brain
    The Vertebral Column
    The Intervertebral Discs
    6. SOFT TISSUES
    Calcification (Mineralization)
    Arteriovenous Fistula
    Fascial Planes
    Soft Tissue Pathology
    Cervical Soft Tissues
    Thyroid Gland
    The Parathyroid Glands
    Muscles
    Lymph Nodes

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