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Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology,9781455703647
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Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology



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User-friendly and comprehensive, this essential resource covers all aspects of canine, feline, and equine diagnostic radiology and interpretation. It features relevant coverage of the physics of radiology, CT, and MRI, as well as valuable information on patient positioning and management, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This edition features more than 500 additional images, a new chapter on the principles of digital imaging, and expanded coverage of brain and spinal cord imaging. Features comprehensive, logically organized coverage of the latest advances in imaging techniques and interpretation for the dog, cat, and horse. A body systems approach presents information in a logical progression, covering skeletal versus soft tissue structures, normal anatomy, general radiographic changes, and the most common abnormalities affecting each particular system. Discussion of the physics of radiology, CT, and MRI offers a better understanding of the radiographic process. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy of the dog and horse offers a basis for comparison to assist in recognizing abnormal findings. Information on radiation safety highlights safety measures associated with ionizing radiation. A self-assessment section at the end of each chapter evaluates understanding of key concepts and clinical applications. High-quality radiographic images, illustrations, tables, and charts throughout clarify important concepts and interpretative principles. A new chapter on Digital Images and Digital Radiographic Image Capture. Updated and expanded coverage of brain and spinal cord imaging, including CT and MRI. More than 500 additional radiographic images in this new edition that clarify key concepts. An Evolve website that provides online access to online access to key points for each chapters, 13 quizzes for self-evaluation, an atlas of normal radiographic anatomy for the dog and horse, 50 case studies with images radiographic and video images, 20 video clips and audio files, a Systematic Checklist for Evaluating Abdominal Radiographs, and a Paradigm for Radiographic Interpretation.

Table of Contents

Physics and Principles of Interpretation
Radiation Physics and Protection
Digital Images and Digital Radiographic Image Capture
Physics of Ultrasound Imaging
Physics of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Introduction to Radiographic Interpretation
The Axial Skeleton: Canine, Feline, and Equine
Radiographic Anatomy of the Axial Skeleton
Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Axial Skeleton
Canine and Feline Skull, Nasal Cavity and Sinuses
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of Canine and Feline Brain Disease
Equine Skull, Nasal Cavity and Sinuses
Canine and Feline Vertebrae
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography Features of Canine and Feline Spinal Cord Disease NEW!
The Appendicular Skeleton: Canine, Feline, and Equine
Radiographic Anatomy of the Appendicular Skeleton
Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Appendicular Skeleton
Canine and Feline Orthopedic Diseases
Canine and Feline Fracture Healing and Complications
Canine and Feline Bone Tumors vs. Bone Infections
Canine and Feline Joint Disease
Equine Stifle and Tarsus
Equine Carpus
Equine Metacarpus and Metatarsus
Equine Metacarpophalangeal (Metatarsophalangeal) Joint
Equine Phalanges
Equine Navicular Bone
Thoracic Cavity: Canine, Feline, and Equine
Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Thorax
Canine and Feline Upper Airway and Trachea
Canine and Feline Esophagus
Canine and Feline Thoracic Wall
Canine and Feline Diaphragm
Canine Mediastinum
Canine Pleural Space
Canine and Feline Cardiovascular System
Canine and Feline Lung
Equine Lower Respiratory System
Abdominal Cavity: Canine and Feline
Basic Principles of Radiographic Interpretation of the Abdomen
Peritoneal Space
Liver and Spleen
Kidneys and Ureters
Urinary Bladder
Prostate Gland
Uterus, Ovaries and Testes
Small Bowel
Large Bowel
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