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Veterinary Computed Tomography

  • ID: 2221919
  • Book
  • 574 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This practical and highly illustrated guide is an essential resource for veterinarians seeking to improve their understanding and use of computed tomography (CT) in practice. It provides a thorough grounding in CT technology, describing the underlying physical principles as well as the different types of scanners. The book also includes principles of CT examination such as guidance on positioning and how to achieve a good image quality.

Written by specialists from thirteen countries, this book offers a broad range of expertise in veterinary computed tomography, and is the first book to describe the technology, methodology, interpretation principles and CT features of different diseases for most species treated in veterinary practice.

Key Features

  • An essential guide for veterinarians using CT in practice
  • Includes basic principles of CT as well as guidelines on how to carry out an effective examination
  • Describes CT features of different diseases for most species treated in practice
  • Written by a range of international leaders in the field
  • Illustrated with high quality photographs and diagrams throughout
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Contributors ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgements xv

1. CT Physics and Instrumentation Mechanical Design 1Jimmy Saunders and Stefanie Ohlerth

2. CT Acquisition Principles 9Tobias Schwarz and Robert O Brien

3. Principles of CT Image Interpretation 29Jimmy Saunders and Tobias Schwarz

4. Artifacts in CT 35Tobias Schwarz

5. CT Contrast Media and Applications 57Rachel Pollard and Sarah Puchalski

6. Special Software Applications 67Jennifer Kinns, Robert Malinowski, Fintan McEvoy, Tobias Schwarz and Allison Zwingenberger

7. Digital Environment 75Robert Malinowski

8. CT Planning for Radiotherapy 77Lisa J. Forrest

9. Interventional CT 81Tobias Schwarz and Sarah Puchalski

10. Purchase Considerations 89Victor Rendano Jr.

11. Nasal Cavities and Frontal Sinuses 93Jimmy Saunders and Tobias Schwarz

12. Oral Cavity, Mandible, Maxilla and Dental Apparatus 111Lisa J. Forrest and Tobias Schwarz

13. Temporomandibular Joint and Masticatory Apparatus 125Tobias Schwarz

14. Orbita, Salivary Glands and Lacrimal System 137Susanne Boroffka (orbita), Sophie Dennison, Tobias Schwarz and Jimmy Saunders

15. External, Middle and Inner Ear 153Randi Drees

16. Calvarium and Zygomatic Arch 161Federica Morandi

17. Lymph Nodes of Head and Neck 171Olivier Taeymans

18. Pharynx, Larynx and Thyroid Gland 175Olivier Taeymans and Tobias Schwarz

19. Brain 185Silke Hecht

20. Pituitary Gland 197Silke Hecht and Tobias Schwarz

21. Cranial Nerves and Associated Skull Foramina 205Laurent Couturier

22. Vertebral Column and Spinal Cord 209Gabriela Seiler, Jennifer Kinns, Sophie Dennison, Jimmy Saunders and Tobias Schwarz

23. Heart and Vessels 229Marc–André d Anjou and Tobias Schwarz

24. Trachea 243Tobias Schwarz and Jimmy Saunders

25. Mediastinum 249Audrey Petite and Robert Kirberger

26. Lungs and Bronchi 261Tobias Schwarz and Victoria Johnson

27. Pleura 279Wilfried Mai

28. Thoracic Boundaries 285Jimmy Saunders, Massimo Vignoli and Ingrid Gielen

29. Liver, Gallbladder and Spleen 297Federica Rossi, Federica Morandi and Tobias Schwarz

30. Pancreas 315Ana V. Cáceres

31. Gastrointestinal Tract 325Massimo Vignoli and Jimmy Saunders

32. Urinary System 331Tobias Schwarz

33. Genital Tract 339Jimmy Saunders, Federica Rossi and Tobias Schwarz

34. Adrenal Glands 351Federica Morandi

35. Systemic and Portal Abdominal Vasculature 357Tobias Schwarz

36. Abdominal Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Collecting System 371Federica Rossi, Michail Patsikas and Erik R. Wisner

37. Long Bones 381Ryan M. Schultz and Erik R. Wisner

38. Joints 387Valerie Samii (stifl e), Ingrid Gielen (shoulder, elbow, tarsus), Eberhard Ludewig (carpus), William H. Adams (hip), Ingmar Kiefer (carpus), Henri van Bree (shoulder, elbow, tarsus) and Jimmy Saunders

39. Particularities of Equine CT 421Jimmy Saunders, Alastair Nelson and Katrien Vanderperren

40. Equine Sinonasal and Dental 427Jimmy Saunders and Zoe Windley

41. Equine Calvarium, Brain and Pituitary Gland 443Jennifer Kinns and Russ Tucker

42. Equine Neck and Spine 451Jimmy Saunders and Hendrik–Jan Bergman

43. Equine Fractures 457Hendrik–Jan Bergman and Jimmy Saunders

44. Equine Foot 463Sarah Puchalski

45. Equine Fetlock 473Katrien Vanderperren and Hendrik–Jan Bergman

46. Equine Upper Limbs (Carpus, Tarsus, Stifl e) 483Hendrik–Jan Bergman and Jimmy Saunders

47. Ruminant and Porcine 503Fintan McEvoy and Stefanie Ohlerth

48. Rabbits and Rodents 509Randi Drees

49. Avian 517Michaela Gumpenberger

50. Chelonians 533Michaela Gumpenberger

Index 545

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This is a concise and comprehensive look at veterinary CT imaging. Although many journal articles are available on CT physics and the appearance of commonly imaged diseases, this book is an excellent single–source reference for students, residents, practitioners, and even specialists, who will find it a useful resource.   (Doddy′s, 20 April 2012)

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