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Overview

Covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses, Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th Edition helps you develop proficiency in diagnostic skills. High-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT, as well as patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. New to this edition is a chapter on MR spinal imaging and updated information on digital imaging. Written by radiology educator and expert Donald E. Thrall, along with a group of highly qualified, board-certified radiologists, this bestselling reference is a one-stop resource for the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology.

Clear explanations and a logical format simplify the principles of veterinary diagnostic radiology, including patient positioning, radiographic technique, specific anatomic features of the body part in question, methods of radiographic viewing and interpretation, and assessment and applications of alternative imaging modalities.
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.
An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings.
A discussion of radiation safety highlights measures that can protect you from harmful radiation exposure.

NEW chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI.
NEW information on digital imaging covers the newest advances in digital imaging.
Updated coverage of 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.
Revised chapters on basic interpretation make information easier to find, with in-depth discussions of the principles of image acquisition and interpretation, radiography, radiation safety, and basic coverage of normal variants.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Chantal A Imbs, DVM (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description: This is a revised and updated version of a textbook on imaging in veterinary medicine. The editor and 43 authors contributed to this 832-page, hardcover book. The previous edition was published in 2002.
Purpose: The primary objective is to serve as an instructional aid for students of imaging to help them interpret both basic and challenging images. Comprehensive, written by experts, this essential resource provides much-needed information for anyone who needs insight into veterinary diagnostic radiology.
Audience: Designed to present a user-friendly approach to diagnostic radiology, this book is written for students, but would also be useful to veterinarians, interns, residents, or technicians interested in augmenting their knowledge of imaging techniques and interpretation.
Features: The book covers principles of imaging techniques and interpretation of the different body parts of canine, feline, and equine species. This fifth edition also includes access to a web portal hosting self-assessment quizzes, case studies, an atlas, movies, and lists of key points of each chapter, among other resources. Moreover, new chapters on the basic principles of digital imaging and MR imaging of brain disease in small animals are included.
Assessment: This is a helpful and valuable source of information on radiography technique, normal and abnormal anatomy, and alternative imaging modalities. The new chapters and the deployment of the normal anatomical atlas throughout the text are improvements over the previous edition.
Amy L. Geisse
This book thoroughly covers canine, feline, and equine radiographic diagnoses. It is divided by body parts, with a chapter on radiographic interpretation and a chapter on normal canine and equine radiology. This is the second edition; the first was published in 1986. The purpose is to facilitate learning of radiographic interpretation by creating a thoroughly illustrated book on dog, cat, and horse diagnostic imaging. The new chapter with normal radiographic anatomy should make this edition more user-friendly. These are worthy objectives, and the author does an excellent job of accomplishing them. The book is written for those learning radiographic interpretation. Any veterinary student or practitioner would benefit from this book, because its pictures are wonderful to use for comparison. Twenty-nine diplomates of the ACVR contributed to this book. The illustrations are excellent in both quality and content. They are the essence of this book. The references vary by chapter and author, but in general they are more than adequate and appear to be current enough for the subject (average approximately 1980). This handsome book includes hundreds of radiographs with detailed captions and explicit diagrams. The chapter on normal anatomy is quite well done and includes even very small details. This is a superb book that is useful for all veterinary students, general practitioners, and most specialists. I recommend it highly. The new edition has excluded avian radiography, which is a great loss; however, as the author points out, other sources for this information exist. Also excluded in the new edition is information on ultrasound, CT, and MRI, because these are now so commonly used in veterinarymedicine that they require individual attention. The chapter on canine and equine normal radiographic anatomy is a superb addition and worthy of publishing and buying the new edition.
Marcella D. Ridgway
This comprehensive text of diagnostic radiology of the dog, cat, and horse addresses general concepts and clinical applications of veterinary radiology and updates the second edition (1994) with new chapters on canine and feline brain imaging, radiation safety, radiation physics, and visual perception, with expanded coverage of equine radiographic anatomy as well as updated illustrations. The purpose is to provide a veterinary textbook with in-depth coverage of diagnostic radiology and to foster a sound, basic understanding of the principles of radiographic imaging and interpretation, emphasizing the recognition of normal anatomy as well as radiographic abnormalities associated with various disease processes. This book is useful as an atlas of normal and abnormal radiographic findings as well as a veterinary textbook. It is written for students of veterinary medicine but is also useful as a reference for all veterinarians in practices and specialties utilizing radiographic imaging as a diagnostic tool. The book contains 47 chapters with a list of references for each, and a comprehensive index. The first four chapters cover basic principles of radiation physics and safety and radiographic interpretation. Subsequent chapters are organized by anatomic region and skeletal versus soft tissue structures, and cover normal anatomy, general radiographic changes, and specific disease entities for each anatomic structure. Each chapter concludes with a set of study questions for self-assessment of comprehension and ability to apply the material presented. Answers to the questions are provided in the back of the book. Chapters feature abundant illustrative material with many black-and-whiteplates, charts, diagrams, and summary tables which are clear, easy to read, and pertinent. This textbook is very complete, well-organized, and clearly written with excellent illustrations. Each subject is covered in a thorough but concise manner, making the material easy to assimilate. The tables and diagrams are exceptional; they are well-designed and extremely effective in demonstrating and summarizing the material presented in the text. The book is replete with radiographic figures depicting normal and abnormal findings. The image quality of these reproductions is outstanding and the figures provide excellent radiographic representations of the material in the text. The author clearly defines the scope of the book's coverage and stays within this focus, which makes it a much better teaching tool and reference than similar textbooks which incorporate superficial coverage of related medical and surgical topics and thereby become difficult to read and are potentially misleading.
From the Publisher
"Radiology remains one of the main diagnostic tools in veterinary practice, and image interpretation can present a significant challenge to the practitioner. Thrall's 'Textbooks of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology', now in its editio, has been a major reference text on this topic for overa quarter of a century. The aim of the book is to provide instruction in canine, feline and equine radiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students...This new edition of a staple radiology textbook continues to provide excellent learning and reference material in canine, feline and equine imaging for students and qualified vets. It would be a worthwhile addition to a practice or personal library."

Vet Record, Oct 2012


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416026150
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/31/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Physics and Principles of Interpretation
Ch. 1 Radiation Physics, Radiation Protection, and Darkroom Theory 1
Ch. 2 Basic Ultrasound Physics 20
Ch. 3 Physical Principles of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging 28
Ch. 4 Visual Perception and Radiographic Interpretation 35
Ch. 5 Introduction to Radiographic Interpretation 42
Sect. II Axial Skeleton
Ch. 6 Interpretation Paradigms for the Axial Skeleton - Small and Large Animal 57
Ch. 7 The Cranial and Nasal Cavities - Canine and Feline 71
Ch. 8 Equine Nasal Passages and Sinuses 87
Ch. 9 The Vertebrae - Canine and Feline 98
Ch. 10 Canine and Feline Intervertebral Disc Disease, Myelography, and Spinal Cord Disease 110
Ch. 11 The Equine Vertebral Column 127
Sect. III Appendicular Skeleton - Canine and Feline
Ch. 12 Interpretation Paradigms for the Appendicular Skeleton - Canine and Feline 135
Ch. 13 Diseases of the Immature Skeleton 146
Ch. 14 Fracture Healing and Complications 161
Ch. 15 Bone Tumors Versus Bone Infections 179
Ch. 16 Radiagraphic Signs of Joint Disease 187
Sect. IV Appendicular Skeleton - Equine
Ch. 17 Interpretation Paradigms for the Appendicular Skeleton - Equine 209
Ch. 18 The Stifle 215
Ch. 19 The Tarsus 222
Ch. 20 The Equine Carpus 227
Ch. 21 The Metacarpus and Metatarsus 247
Ch. 22 The Metacarpophalangeal Metatarsophalangeal Articulation 259
Ch. 23 The Phalanges 269
Ch. 24 The Navicular Bone 295
Sect. V Neck and Thorax - Companion Animals
Ch. 25 Interpretation Paradigms for the Small Animal Thorax 307
Ch. 26 The Larynx, Pharynx, and Trachea 323
Ch. 27 The Esophagus 329
Ch. 28 The Thoracic Wall 349
Ch. 29 The Diaphragm 359
Ch. 30 The Mediastinum 376
Ch. 31 The Pleural Space 390
Ch. 32 The Heart and Great Vessels 402
Ch. 33 The Pulmonary Vasculature 420
Ch. 34 The Canine and Feline Lung 431
Sect. VI Neck and Thorax - Equidae
Ch. 35 Larynx, Pharynx, and Proximal Airway 451
Ch. 36 The Equine Lung 463
Ch. 37 The Pleural Space 475
Sect. VII Abdomen - Companion Animals
Ch. 38 Interpretation Paradigms for the Abdomen - Canine and Feline 483
Ch. 39 Abdominal Masses 493
Ch. 40 The Peritoneal Space 516
Ch. 41 The Liver and Spleen 540
Ch. 42 The Kidneys and Ureters 556
Ch. 43 The Urinary Bladder 571
Ch. 44 The Urethra 588
Ch. 45 The Prostate Gland 592
Ch. 46 The Uterus, Ovaries, and Testes 603
Ch. 47 The Stomach 615
Ch. 48 The Small Bowel 639
Ch. 49 The Large Bowel 660
Sect. VIII Radiographic Anatomy
Ch. 50 Radiographic Anatomy of the Dog and Horse 675
Answers 727
Index 743
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