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Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology

Covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses, Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th Edition helps you develop proficiency in diagnostic skills. High-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT, as well as patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. New to this edition is a chapter on MR spinal imaging and updated information on digital imaging. Written by radiology educator and expert Donald E. Thrall, along with a group of highly qualified, board-certified radiologists, this bestselling reference is a one-stop resource for the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology.

Hardbound, 864 Pages

Published: June 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0364-7

Contents

  • Section I: Physics and Principles of Interpretation

      1. Radiation Physics and Protection

      2. Digital Images and Digital Radiographic Image Capture

      3. Physics of Ultrasound Imaging

      4. Physics of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

      5. Introduction to Radiographic Interpretation

        Section II: The Axial Skeleton: Canine, Feline, and Equine

          6. Radiographic Anatomy of the Axial Skeleton

            7. Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Axial Skeleton

            8. Canine and Feline Skull, Nasal Cavity and Sinuses

              9. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of Canine and Feline Brain Disease

                10. Equine Skull, Nasal Cavity and Sinuses

                  11. Canine and Feline Vertebrae

                    12. Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Features of Canine and Feline Spinal Cord Disease NEW!

                      Section III: The Appendicular Skeleton: Canine, Feline, and Equine

                        13. Radiographic Anatomy of the Appendicular Skeleton

                          14. Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Appendicular Skeleton

                            15. Canine and Feline Orthopedic Diseases

                              16. Canine and Feline Fracture Healing and Complications

                                17. Canine and Feline Bone Tumors vs. Bone Infections

                                  18. Canine and Feline Joint Disease

                                    19. Equine Stifle and Tarsus

                                      20. Equine Carpus

                                        21. Equine Metacarpus and Metatarsus

                                          22. Equine Metacarpophalangeal (Metatarsophalangeal) Joint

                                            23. Equine Phalanges

                                              24. Equine Navicular Bone

                                                Section IV: Thoracic Cavity: Canine, Feline, and Equine

                                                  25. Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Thorax

                                                    26. Canine and Feline Upper Airway and Trachea

                                                      27. Canine and Feline Esophagus

                                                        28. Canine and Feline Thoracic Wall

                                                          29. Canine and Feline Diaphragm

                                                            30. Canine Mediastinum

                                                              31. Canine Pleural Space

                                                                32. Canine and Feline Cardiovascular System

                                                                  33. Canine and Feline Lung

                                                                    34. Equine Lower Respiratory System

                                                                      Section V: Abdominal Cavity: Canine and Feline

                                                                        35. Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Abdomen

                                                                          36. Peritoneal Space

                                                                            37. Liver and Spleen

                                                                              38. Kidneys and Ureters

                                                                                39. Urinary Bladder

                                                                                  40. Urethra

                                                                                    41. Prostate Gland

                                                                                      42. Uterus, Ovaries and Testes

                                                                                        43. Stomach

                                                                                          44. Small Bowel

                                                                                            45. Large Bowel

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