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Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Birds, Exotic Pets and Wildlife

With a focus on birds, reptiles, and mammals, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging: Avian and Exotic Pets discusses veterinary diagnostic imaging and new technologies for multiple modalities to help you accurately diagnose and pinpoint common injuries and disease. Divided into three sections — Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles — each section includes valuable information on positioning for specific structures, imaging findings, and more for each species with a wealth of photographs to provide real-life examples.


Published: May 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02527-0


  • Section I: Birds

    1. Avian Radiography and Radiographic Diagnosis

    2. Wild Birds

    3. Cage Birds

    4. The Wing: Particulars of Flight

    5. The Wing: Normal Gross Anatomy

    6. The Wing: Radiography and Normal Radiographic Anatomy

    7. The Wing: Normal Computed Tomographic Anatomy

    8. The Wing: An Overview of Wing Injuries

    9. The Wing: Fracture Types and Tendencies

    10. The Wing: Fracture Healing and Non-Healing

    11. The Wing: Soft Tissue Injuries

    12. The Wing: Dislocation, Fracture-Dislocation, Traumatic Amputation and Avulsion

    13. The Wing: Gunshots

    14. The Wing: Infections

    15. The Wing: Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis

    16. Spine, Pelvis and Hips

    17. The Leg

    18. The Head

    19. The Throat and Neck

    20. The Torso

    Section II: The Mammals

    21. Guinea Pigs

    22. Hamsters

    23. Rats

    24. Chinchillas, Dagus and Gophers

    25. Hedgehogs

    26. Rabbits

    27. Ferrets

    28. Skunks, Squirrels, Raccoons and Armadillos

    29. Monkeys and Other Non-Human Primates

    30. Acreage Pets: Alpacas, Llamas, Miniature Horses, Miniature Goats and Pot-Bellied Pigs

    31. Performance and Demonstration Pets: Bear and Bison

    Section III: The Reptiles

    32. Snakes

    33. Lizards

    34. Turtles

    35. Caiman


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