This concise yet thorough guide to diagnostic radiology for the equine practitioner reflects over 35 years of clinical experience by the author. The book focuses on the production of high quality diagnostic radiographs in the field: from the carpus to the foot. This practical presentation provides detailed techniques for optimal production of images and accurate interpretation of the films. It includes a detailed discussion of the imaging of the distal limbs for assessment of lameness, infectious and traumatic conditions as a component of the Purchase examination. A practical assessment of the economic benefits of diagnostic radiology in the practice and methods for determining the cost and profitably is also included. This highly visual title contains over 400 high quality diagnostic images to aid the clinical in correctly diagnosing patents. This book is an exceptional guide to producing excellent quality radiographs in the field and belongs in glove box of every equine practitioner’s truck. Published by Teton New Media USA and distributed by CRC Press outside of North America.
Learn the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology! Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 7th Edition, is a one-stop resource covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses. Within this bestselling text, high-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT. User-friendly direction helps you to develop essential skills in patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include important advances in the field, information about contrast media, dental radiography, and more! Coverage of ultrasound imaging procedures such as the esophagram, upper GI examination, excretory urography, and cystography helps in determining when and how these procedures are performed in today’s practice. Rewritten chapters on basic interpretation emphasizes radiography, radiation safety, superficial coverage of normal variants, and will include more in-depth information on the framework for interpretation. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings. High-quality radiographic images clarify key concepts and interpretation principles. Up-to-date coverage of the most commonly seen species in private veterinary practices and veterinary teaching hospitals includes the cat, dog, and horse. NEW! Chapter on CT and MR contrast media gives you a better understanding of the agents used to alter patient contrast. NEW! Information on digital imaging helps you understand the latest advances in digital imaging. NEW! Chapter on dental radiology covers common dental issues you may encounter in practice. NEW! Chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI.
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