This essential guide to the interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms illustrates normal anatomy and frequently encountered abnormalities and anomalies. It provides easy access to the fundamentals of image interpretation with thorough discussions of the basic principles and techniques for producing high quality radiographs. Coverage includes the principles of ultrasound and its interaction with tissue, as well as how to avoid problems that can result from misinterpretation or overinterpretation of images. It provides a comprehensive review of canine and feline radiographic and ultrasonographic anatomy using a systems approach, focusing on normal features, so that abnormalities can be readily appreciated and interpreted. Hundreds of high-quality radiographs and ultrasonograms, with excellent detail and contrast, clearly illustrate the principles of accurate film interpretation. Provides a thorough understanding of normal anatomy and appearance to assist in identifying deviations from normal. Covers the most common disorders associated with each body system that can be identified by radiologic means. Covers key radiographic principles and procedures including density, contrast, detail, and technique to help clinicians produce the highest quality films possible - requisites for accurate diagnosis. Discusses the benefits of a standardized approach to viewing radiographs and ultrasonograms that ensures elements of the image that may affect proper diagnosis are not overlooked. Provides complete coverage of the abdomen, thorax, bones, joints, skull, vertebral column, and miscellaneous soft tissues in one convenient resource. Discusses the useful, minimally invasive diagnostic procedure of ultrasound-guided biopsy. Over 350 new, high-quality images clearly illustrate key topics. All chapters have been completely revised and updated to include the very latest developments in diagnostic imaging. Discusses scintigraphy, MRI, and CT where applicable.This essential guide to the interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms illustrates normal anatomy and frequently encountered abnormalities and anomalies.
|Title||:||Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat|
|Author||:||J. Kevin Kealy, Hester McAllister|
|Publisher||:||W B Saunders Company - 2005|