Imaging | Veterinary Medicine

Imaging

May 01, 2011
Cases will be presented in a "what is your diagnosis" format. The audience will be asked to participate in the presentation so that it will be a discussion rather than a monolog.
May 01, 2011
Radiology is like standing on the outside of the building; it allows you to see the size, shape and contour of the building; ultrasound allows you to look into each room in the building i.e. the liver room, the gallbladder room, the pancreas room, the kidney room, the urinary bladder room etc.
May 01, 2011
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.
May 01, 2011
Anatomy (from the?Greek??v???????anatomia, from??v????v????ana: separate, apart from, and temnein, to cut up, cut open) is a branch of?biology?and?medicine?that is the consideration of the?structure of living things. It is a general term that includeshuman anatomy, animal anatomy (zootomy) and?plant anatomy?(phytotomy).
May 01, 2011
The survey ultrasound study is primarily used to assess soft tissue composition and in some cases function (echocardiogram) as well as guide you in biopsying "soft tissue" lesions. It has limited value in assessing bone-primarily restricted to the bone surface and it has no value in evaluating gas other than letting you know gas is present.
May 01, 2011
We often have patients present to us for coughing. Our job is to determine if it is heart disease or pulmonary disease.
May 01, 2011
Before pathology can be discussed, the normal appearance of the liver, biliary system, and pancreas will be reviewed. Determination of liver size via US is not accurate and is best done on radiographs. Ultrasound is best performed with the animal in dorsal recumbency (on their back) and the area must be clipped free of hair.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 26, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
The key to examining a thyroid mass by ultrasonography.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 19, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
A useful protocol for identifying orthopedic lesions.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 15, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
The best diagnostic plan for feline odonotoclastic resorptive lesions.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 11, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Find out how to predict gallbladder rupture in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 21, 2011
WVC clinical speaker discusses how to interpret radiographs quickly and accurately in critical patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2011
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
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
By dvm360.com staff
How to evaluate overexposed areas of a radiograph.