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Imaging Essentials

Reptile Radiography

Radiography of reptile patients is routinely used for evaluation of traumatic injuries and the gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts. A reptile radiography study typically includes lateral and dorsoventral views. Additional collimated views of areas of interest are obtained in specific species. For example, in turtles and tortoises, a craniocaudal view is added to complete the study. …

Avian Radiography

Radiography of the avian patient is an essential diagnostic tool that assists with evaluation of a variety of disorders. Appropriate patient positioning and radiographic technique are vital for proper radiographic assessment. Improper positioning and/or radiographic technique can underestimate or overestimate potential lesions. SPECIES SPECIFICS Technique Due to the small size of many bird species, whole body …

Radiography of the Small Animal Skull: Temporomandibular Joints & Tympanic Bullae

Imaging Essentials provides comprehensive information on small animal radiography techniques. The following anatomic areas have been addressed in previous columns; these articles are available at tvpjournal.com (search “Imaging Essentials”). Thorax Elbow and antebrachium Abdomen Carpus and manus Pelvis Tarsus and pes Stifle joint and crus Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine Scapula, shoulder, and humerus Nasofacial …

Small Animal Skull & Nasofacial Radiography, Including the Nasal Cavity & Frontal Sinuses

The anatomy of the skull and nasofacial area of the dog and cat is complex, with cavities, sinuses, mandible, maxilla, dental arcades, and cranial cavity. In the 2-dimensional radiography image, the 3-dimensional skull creates a complex series of lines and superimposed osseous structures. Radiography of specific areas requires close attention to small details of anatomy …

Fetal Count Radiology

Matthew Wright, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVR Although fetal count radiographs are valuable when planning whelping, pet owners have questions about the risks from the associated radiation. Fetal count radiographic procedures are commonly performed in veterinary medicine. These studies take place late in an animal’s pregnancy, and allow the veterinarian or veterinary technician to count the …

Small Animal Spinal Radiography Series: Lumbar Spine Radiography

Imaging Essentials provides comprehensive information on small animal radiography techniques. This article is the third article in a 3-part series covering cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine radiography. The following anatomic areas have been addressed in previous columns; these articles are available at todaysveterinarypractice.com (search “Imaging Essentials”). Thorax Scapula, shoulder, and humerus Abdomen Elbow and antebrachium …

Small Animal Spinal Radiography Series: Thoracic Spine Radiography

Imaging Essentials provides comprehensive information on small animal radiography techniques. This article is the second in a 3-part series covering cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine radiography. The following anatomic areas have been addressed in previous columns; these articles are available at todaysveterinarypractice.com (search “Imaging Essentials”). Thorax Scapula, shoulder, and humerus Abdomen Elbow and antebrachium Pelvis …

Small Animal Spinal Radiography Series: Cervical Spine Radiography

Imaging Essentials provides comprehensive information on small animal radiography techniques. This article is the first in a 3-part series covering cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine radiography. The following anatomic areas have been addressed in previous columns; these articles are available at todaysveterinarypractice.com (search “Imaging Essentials”). Thorax Scapula, shoulder, and humerus Abdomen Elbow and antebrachium Pelvis …

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