Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702024856

Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis

1st Edition

Authors: Ruth Dennis Robert Kirberger Robert Wrigley Frances Barr
Paperback ISBN: 9780702024856
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 21st May 2001
Page Count: 272

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This is the veterinary version of Aids to Radiological Differential Diagnosis by Chapman and Nakielny. The main aim of the book is to provide lists of differential diagnoses for radiological signs to help practitioners with logical interpretation of radiographs. Because the level of radiological knowledge and expertise of veterinary general practitioners is relatively low (compared with specialist radiologists), each chapter begins with a description of normal radiographic appearance. In order to help practitioners plan how to narrow down a list of differentials or confirm a diagnosis, suggestions for contrast studies and further diagnostic tests are listed. There is a smaller chapter on ultrasonographic signs which is structured in the same way as the radiology section. Another chapter gives lists of the radiological and ultrasonographic features of a selection of common conditions.

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword. 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. Gastrointestinal tract. 10. Urogenital tract. 11. Other abdominal structures - abdominal wall, peritoneal and retroperitoneal cavities, parenchymal organs. 12. Soft tissues. Appendix. Index.


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About the Author

Ruth Dennis

Robert Kirberger

Affiliations and Expertise

Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa

Robert Wrigley

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Diagnostic Imaging, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA; Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Australia

Frances Barr

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Imaging, School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK