Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound,
Edition 2 Techniques and Differential Diagnoses
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

Publication Date: 27 Apr 2010

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 author
By Ruth Dennis, MA, VctMB, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS; Robert M. Kirberger, BVSc, MMedVet(Rad), DipECVDI, Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa; Frances Barr, MA, VetMB, PhD, DVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Imaging, School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; Robert H. Wrigley, BVSc, MS, DVR, DipACVR, DipECVDI, MRCVS, Professor Diagnostic Imaging, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA and Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The 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 details
ISBN: 9780702028946
Page Count: 382
Retail Price : £52.99
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Veterinary Practioners (small animal and mixed practice)
Veterinary students (final 2 years)
Those studying for higher qualifications in veterinary radiology
Veterinary radiologists
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