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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2008
In this prospective study from a referral practice, the limbs of 10 healthy dogs were evaluated by using a thermographic imaging protocol to determine normal cutaneous thermographic patterns (a color map that indicates the skin temperature distribution) and evaluate the effect of hair clipping.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2008
One of the subtleties of interpreting abdominal radiographs is peritoneal detail.
Oct 01, 2007
The most important thing you can do to increase the quality of dental care in your practice is to use dental radiography when evaluating patients presented for routine dental care or dental problems.
Oct 01, 2007
Interpreting dental radiographs is quite similar to interpreting standard radiographs except dental pathologies and radiographic changes may be subtle and some pathologies are unique to the oral cavity. Also, several normal anatomical structures may mimic pathologic changes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Cystotomy is commonly performed in small-animal practice to remove cystic calculi that cannot be treated medically or with other nonsurgical extraction techniques (urohydropropulsion, catheter or basket removal). Unfortunately, if numerous smaller calculi are present in the bladder and urethra, particularly in male dogs, the risk of leaving calculi after cystotomy can be as high as 15% to 20%.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2007
Linear foreign bodies are a well-recognized problem in small-animal practice.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
When taking radiographs, I jot down the technique settings used on the X-ray envelope.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
Serologic testing for pregnancy in bitches is complicated because of female dogs' normal endocrine physiology.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2007
Most oncologists perform staging in cancer patients to help determine treatment options and prognosis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 15, 2007
Dr. Niemiec provides his recommendations on these dental care basics.
Dec 01, 2006
Digital Imaging Communications in Medicine (DICOM), a set of comprehensive communication standards, was developed to promote interoperability of digital imaging devices in human medicine.
Dec 01, 2006
Digital radiography is gaining popularity in veterinary medicine because it offers several advantages over traditional film-based radiography, including improved imaging latitude, fewer retakes, access to teleradiology, and improved patient care through better image quality.
Dec 01, 2006
One of the first steps in switching to digital radiography is deciding which type of system to purchase.
Dec 01, 2006
Since digital radiography displays radiographs on computer monitors rather than as hard copies (film), an integral component of any digital radiography unit is the image display.
Dec 01, 2006
Digital radiography is a hot topic in veterinary medicine. Some would even say it is the latest craze. Considering that digital radiography and a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) will initially cost a practice between $50,000 and $150,000, switching from film to digital images is not a decision to be taken lightly.