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Radiography of the Dog and Cat

Guide to Making and Interpreting Radiographs

Muhlbauer, M. C. / Kneller, S. K.


2. Auflage Dezember 2023
576 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-56473-7
John Wiley & Sons

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Radiography of the Dog and Cat

A convenient and authoritative quick-reference guide to help you get the most from radiography of dogs and cats.

In the newly revised second edition of Radiography of the Dog and Cat: Guide to Making and Interpreting Radiographs, the authors deliver a thorough update to a celebrated reference manual for all veterinary personnel, student to specialist, involved with canine and feline radiography. The book takes a straightforward approach to the fundamentals of radiography and provides easy-to-follow explanations of key points and concepts. Hundreds of new images have been added covering normal radiographic anatomy and numerous diseases and disorders.

Readers of the book will also find:
* An expanded positioning guide along with images of properly positioned radiographs.

* Numerous examples of radiographic artifacts with explanations of their causes and remedies.

* Detailed explanations of many contrast radiography procedures, including indications, contraindications, and common pitfalls.

* Comprehensive treatments of Musculoskeletal, Thoracic, and Abdominal body parts, including both normal and abnormal radiographic appearances and variations in body types.

Perfect for veterinary practitioners and students, the second edition of Radiography of the Dog and Cat: Guide to Making and Interpreting Radiographs is also a valuable handbook for veterinary technical staff seeking a one-stop reference for dog and cat radiography.

About the Companion Website vii

Introduction VIII

Chapter 1: X- Rays 1

Introduction 2

X-ray machine 4

Image receptors 10

Geometry of the x-ray beam 16

X-ray interactions with matter 20

Radiographic density 24

Opacity 27

Radiographic contrast 31

Radiographic detail 34

Technique chart 39

Radiograph storage and distribution 42

Radiation safety 44

Chapter 2: Radiographs 51

Introduction - plan for success 52

Positioning guide 55

Artifacts 83

Contrast radiography 102

Procedures in contrast radiography 105

Alimentary tract contrast studies 106

Urogenital contrast studies 113

Cardiovascular contrast studies 118

Neurologic contrast studies 121

Head contrast studies 126

Miscellaneous contrast studies 128

Reading radiographs 131

Chapter 3: Thorax 137

Introduction 138

Radiographic views of the thorax 140

Patient factors 141

Thoracic wall 143

Diaphragm 149

Pleura and Pleural Space 155

Mediastinum 164

Esophagus 172

Heart 179

Major vessels 194

Congenital heart disease 196

Acquired heart disease 201

Trachea 207

Lungs 213

Specific lung diseases 231

Differential diagnoses for thorax 247

Chapter 4: Abdomen 269

Introduction to abdominal radiography 270

Patient factors 274

Abdominal cavity 274

Liver 283

Spleen 290

Pancreas 293

Gastrointestinal tract 295

Stomach 296

Small intestine 309

Large intestine 318

Urogenital tract 328

Kidneys and ureters 329

Urinary bladder 341

Urethra 352

Male genital system 356

Female genital system 361

Hermaphroditism 364

Adrenal glands 365

Differential diagnoses for abdomen 367

Chapter 5: Musculoskeleton 387

Introduction to musculoskeletal radiography 389

Soft tissues 390

Orthopedic anatomic considerations 391

Bone response to disease or injury 393

Bone production 402

Bone loss 403

Fractures 405

Osteomyelitis 412

Osseous neoplasia 414

Benign conditions of bone 416

Congenital and developmental abnormalities 417

Joints 427

Joint diseases 428

Appendicular skeleton 433

Shoulder 433

Elbow 437

Carpus 447

Digits 449

Pelvis 452

Stifle 464

Tarsus 473

Axial skeleton 477

Vertebral column 477

Spinal abnormalities 481

Head and neck 495

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) 508

Teeth 509

Salivary glands and nasolacrimal duct 511

Pharynx and larynx 512

Differential diagnoses for musculoskeleton 514

Glossary of Radiologic Terms 527

Index 553
The Authors

M.C. Muhlbauer, DVM, MS, DACVR is a veterinary radiologist with over 30 years of experience in teaching and performing diagnostic imaging. He is owner and president of Veterinary Imaging Specialists in Venice, Florida, USA.

S.K. Kneller, DVM, MS, DACVR retired as Associate Professor Emeritus from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana in 2007 after over 32 years and since then has served as Locum Tenens at eight different North American veterinary colleges and as Adjunct Instructor at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine, Glendale, Arizona, USA.

M. C. Muhlbauer, Veterinary Imaging Specialists, PC; S. K. Kneller, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign