Imaging | Veterinary Medicine

Imaging

May 01, 2011
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Sonographic evaluation of the gastrointestinal tract is a routine part of the diagnostic investigation of gastrointestinal disorders. Improved visualization of the GI tract has been achieved due to technologic advances in both ultrasound machines and with the development of higher frequency transducers.
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Initially it is important to be able to identify radiographic signs of cardiac chamber enlargement. The left atrium on the lateral view when enlarged causes a change in shape of the dorsocadual aspect of the cardiac silhouette.
May 01, 2011
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A medical contrast medium (or contrast agent) is a substance used to enhance the contrast of structures or fluids within the body in medical imaging.
May 01, 2011
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Interventional radiology involves the use of imaging modalities such as fluoroscopy or ultrasonography to gain access to different structures in order to deliver materials for therapeutic purposes. The use of interventional techniques in veterinary patients offers a number of advantages compared to more traditional therapies.
May 01, 2011
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Osteochondritis dissecans (osteochondrosis dissecans, OC, OCD) is the most common of the developmental orthopedic diseases and is caused by a sub-condral ossification defect that results in increased thickness of soft articular cartilage, thus decreased nutrient and oxygen availability (from articular fluid) and secondary mechanical failure resulting in a concave bony defect and cartilage flap formation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2011
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Our newest expert Dr. Tasha Axam delivers her thoughts on esophageal imaging.
May 01, 2011
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We often have patients present to us for coughing. Our job is to determine if it is heart disease or pulmonary disease.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 26, 2011
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The key to examining a thyroid mass by ultrasonography.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 19, 2011
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A useful protocol for identifying orthopedic lesions.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 15, 2011
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The best diagnostic plan for feline odonotoclastic resorptive lesions.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 11, 2011
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Find out how to predict gallbladder rupture in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 21, 2011
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WVC clinical speaker discusses how to interpret radiographs quickly and accurately in critical patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2011
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Chronic vomiting is a common presenting complaint from owners of dogs evaluated at both primary hospitals and referral institutions.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2011
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When medical management is no longer adequate, patients with tracheal collapse need more aggressive surgical intervention.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 23, 2010
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How to evaluate overexposed areas of a radiograph.