Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound

Techniques and Differential Diagnoses


  • Ruth Dennis, MA, VctMB, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS
  • Robert Kirberger, BVSc, MMedVet(Rad), DipECVDI, Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa
  • Frances Barr, MA, VetMB, PhD, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Imaging, School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • Robert Wrigley, BVSc, MS, DVR, DipACVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Professor Diagnostic Imaging, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA; Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Australia


Veterinary Practioners (small animal and mixed practice)
Veterinary students (final 2 years)
Those studying for higher qualifications in veterinary radiology
Veterinary radiologists


Book information

  • Published: April 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2894-6

Table of Contents

1. Skeletal system: general

2. Joints

3. Appendicular skeleton

4. Head and neck

5. Spine

6. Lower respiratory tract

7. Cardiovascular system

8. Other thoracic structures - pleural cavity, mediastinum, thoracic oesophagus, thoracic wall

9. Other abdominal structures - abdominal wall, peritoneal and retroperitoneal cavities, parenchymal organs

10. Gastrointestinal tract

11. Urogenital tract

12. Soft tissues


Radiographic faults

Ultrasound terminology and artefacts

Geographic distributions of diseases