Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound

Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound Techniques and Differential DiagnosesEdition 2

Editors: By Ruth Dennis, MA, VctMB, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Robert M. Kirberger, BVSc, MMedVet(Rad), DipECVDI, Frances Barr, MA, VetMB, PhD, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS and Robert H. Wrigley, BVSc, MS, DVR, DipACVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS
ISBN: 9780702028946
Publication Date : Apr 27, 2010
Page Count: 382
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
  • Book Reviews
  • Details

The Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound: Techniques and Differential Diagnoses provides a user-friendly reference for a wide range of radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in dogs and cats.

Key features

  • Enables successful and clear interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms
  • Offers clearly sequenced text arrangement from the identification of the radiographic or sonographic abnormalities to a list of subsequent considerations for each sign
  • Prioritizes different clinical findings to tailor further diagnostic tests or therapeutic interventions
  • Takes imaging abnormalities from the descriptive to the interpretative

New to this edition

  • Colour throughout enhances user-friendliness
  • Many new conditions
  • Extra illustrations show techniques and normal anatomy
  • Additional information on techniques, normal appearance and disease processes
  • Expanded Further Reading sections

This book is intended for all users of small animal diagnostic imaging, from radiologists through to general practitioners to veterinary students, and will be an invaluable supplement to existing references in the subject.

About the Editor
By Ruth Dennis, MA, VetMB, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK; Robert M. Kirberger, BVSc, MMedVet(Rad), DipECVDI, Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Frances Barr, MA, VetMB, PhD, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK and Robert H. Wrigley, BVSc, MS, DVR, DipACVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia
Table of Contents

1. Skeletal system: general

2. Joints

3. Appendicular skeleton

4. Head and neck

5. Spine

6. Lower respiratory tract

7. Cardiovascular system

8. Other thoracic structures - pleural cavity, mediastinum, thoracic oesophagus, thoracic wall

9. Other abdominal structures - abdominal wall, peritoneal and retroperitoneal cavities, parenchymal organs

10. Gastrointestinal tract

11. Urogenital tract

12. Soft tissues


Radiographic faults

Ultrasound terminology and artefacts

Geographic distributions of diseases

Book Reviews
0-323-01205-1, 978-0-323-01205-8, Farrow: Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging - The Dog and Cat, Jun-2003
1-55664-129-X, 978-1-55664-129-9, Farrow & Shively: Radiology Of The Cat, Dec-1993
0-7216-8902-7, 978-0-7216-8902-9, Kealy & McAllister: Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat, 4e, Dec-2004
1-4160-2615-0, 978-1-4160-2615-0, Thrall: Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 5e, May-2007