An Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat: The case-based approach / Edition 2

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The totally revised second edition of this comprehensive Atlas describes and explains the uses of diagnostic radiology and provides detailed instructions on how best to apply this technique to the diagnosis of traumatized dogs and cats, including a range of emergency cases. The main focus of the revised concept is the descriptive presentation of clinical cases. Veterinary practitioners will find ample material in the Atlas which will help to reinforce or improve their clinical or technical skills.

Incl. radiology of thoracic trauma/abdominal trauma/ musculoskeletal trauma/also incl. radiographs/case studies.

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... the images in this text are exemplary and the reproduction is of a high quality ... a useful tool for any veterinarian who does a lot of emergency work.--Journal of Small Animal PracticePraise for the previous edition:This is an outstanding book which would be enormously useful to most small animal practitioners, students and those studying for the radiology certificate. It is beautifully produced and at the price a good buy--The Veterinary Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783899930085
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/14/2010
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 568
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Characteristics of a diagnostic
radiographic study
1.2 Importance of radiographic quality
1.3 Use of correct radiographic
1.4 Use of a grid technique
1.5 Selection of intensifying screens
1.6 Radiographic viewing
1.7 Radiographic contrast
1.8 Film density versus tissue density
1.9 More about "density"?
1.10 The art of radiographic evaluation
1.11 Methods of radiographic evaluation
1.12 Preparing the radiological report
1.13 Terms to understand in radiology
2 Radiology of Thoracic Trauma
2.1 Introduction
2.1.1 Value of thoracic radiology
2.1.2 Indications for thoracic radiology
2.1.3 Patient positioning
2.1.4 Radiographic evaluation of
thoracic studies
2.1.5 Radiographic features in thoracic trauma Disruption of the thoracic wall Pleural space Pneumothorax Pleural fluid Diaphragmatic rupture Damage to lung parenchyma Mediastinal injury The heart The esophagus
2.2 Case presentations
2.2.1 Thorax wall injury
2.2.2 Paracostal hernia
2.2.3 Pleural fluid
2.2.4 Lung injury
2.2.5 Pulmonary hematoma
2.2.6 Interstitial nodules
2.2.7 Diaphragmatic hernia
2.2.8 Pleural air
2.2.9 Tension pneumothorax
2.2.10 Pneumomediastinum
2.2.11 Hemomediastinum
2.2.12 Iatrogenic injury
2.2.13 Tracheal/bronchial foreign bodies
2.2.14 Tracheal injury
2.2.15 Esophageal foreign bodies
2.2.16 Esophageal injury
3 Radiology of Abdominal Trauma
3.1 Introduction
3.1.1 The value of abdominal radiology
3.1.2 Indications for abdominal radiology
3.1.3 Radiographic evaluation of
abdominal radiographs
3.1.4 Radiographic features in
abdominal trauma Peripheral soft tissue trauma Fractures Peritoneal fluid Peritoneal air Retroperitoneal fluid Retroperitoneal air Organ enlargement The pelvis
3.1.5 Use of contrast studies in the
traumatized abdomen Urinary tract trauma Gastrointestinal tract trauma
Gastric foreign bodies
3.2 Case presentations
3.2.1 Gastric foreign bodies and dilatation
3.2.2 Small bowel foreign bodies
3.2.3 Peritoneal fluid
3.2.4 Inguinal hernias
3.2.5 Renal, ureteral, and urinary
bladder injury
3.2.6 Urethral injury
3.2.8 Postsurgical problems
4 Radiology of Musculoskeletal
Trauma and Emergency Cases
4.1 Introduction
4.1.1 The order of case presentation
4.1.2 Type of information gained by a
radiographic evaluation of the skeleton
in the trauma patient
4.1.3 Indications for radiography in suspected
musculoskeletal trauma
4.1.4 Factors influencing radiographic
image quality
4.1.5 Enhancement of the diagnostic
quality of a musculoskeletal
4.1.6 Use of sequential radiographic studies
4.2 Case presentations
4.2.1 Radiographic features of
appendicular skeletal injury Fracture classification Orthopedic fixation devices Post-traumatic aseptic necrosis Disuse osteoporosis (osteopenia) Forelimb injury
Scapula and shoulder joint
Humerus and elbow joint
Radius and ulna
Forefoot Pelvic limb injury
Hip Joint
Stifle joint
4.2.2 Radiographic features of axial
skeleton injuries Disruption of the thoracic wall Head Spine
Cervical vertebrae
Thoracic vertebrae
Lumbar vertebrae Malunion fractures Non-union or delayed union fractures Traumatic injuries to growing bones
Physeal growth injuries
Apophyseal fractures Radiographic changes of osteomyelitis
5 Radiographic Features of
Soft Tissue Injuries
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Case presentations
6 Radiographic Features of
Gunshot Injuries
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Case presentations
7 Radiographic Features in Cases of
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Case presentations
8 Poisoning
8.1 Case presentations
8.1.1 Rodenticide poisoning
8.1.2 Herbicide poisoning

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