Feline Diagnostic Imaging

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Merrilee Holland, Judith Hudson
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 21, 2020 - Medical - 648 pages
This book offers a comprehensive resource for imaging the feline patient, with an emphasis on the unique considerations of imaging cats. It focuses on radiology and ultrasound, with some coverage of advanced imaging such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Incorporating more than 1750 high-quality images, it is an invaluable reference for any veterinary practitioner with a significant feline caseload.

Feline Diagnostic Imaging begins with information on the radiographic evaluation of the thorax, abdomen, and musculoskeletal structures, including normal anatomy and pathology, followed by a review of common echocardiographic and abdominal ultrasound findings and abnormalities. Advanced imaging of the skull using computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging cases of brain and spinal disease are also included. The book:

  • Provides imaging information specifically tailored to the particular needs of cats
  • Emphasizes the modalities most commonly used in general practice, with some discussion of advanced imaging
  • Gives a complete overview of diagnostic imaging for the feline patients
  • Includes tips and tricks for the unique considerations of working with cats
  • Presents essential information for any practitioner treating feline patients

Offering a feline focus not found in other imaging books, Feline Diagnostic Imaging is an essential purchase for veterinarians wishing to improve their diagnostic imaging skills in cats. It’s also an excellent guide for veterinary radiologists, and veterinary students and residents.

 

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Contents

Principles of Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
13
Physical Principles of Ultrasound Imaging
27
Imaging the Neurologic System
47
Imaging the Feline Neurologic System
77
Normal Crosssectional Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit
113
Abarca
129
Imaging the Thorax
151
Normal Cardiovascular Imaging
161
Gastrointestinal Disease
347
Liver
381
Pancreas
407
Adrenal Gland
427
Normal Urinary System
439
Urinary Disease
455
Reproduction
487
Hemolymphatic System
503

Advanced Imaging Modalities
179
Congenital Heart Disease
193
Feline Pulmonary Disease
253
Thoracic Cavity
281
Pleura
305
Thorax
323
Merrilee Holland
529
Body Wall
557
Imaging the Musculoskeletal System
579
Index
621
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Merrilee Holland, DVM, MS, DACVR,
is Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, at Auburn University, Alabama, USA.

Judith Hudson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVR, is Professor Emerita of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, at Auburn University, Alabama, USA.

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