Imaging | Veterinary Medicine

Imaging

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.Indications for radiographic examination
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
If the radiographic image is of diagnostic quality, you are able to perceive objects/structures because of their atomic composition and the state of the matter in those objects/structures.The terms used to compare objects of different darkness or whiteness are radiolucent (dark, less opaque) and radiopaque (white, more opaque).
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
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.
May 01, 2011
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
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
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
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
Our newest expert Dr. Tasha Axam delivers her thoughts on esophageal imaging.
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.
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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.