BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography

Paperback BSAVA British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Edited by Frances J. Barr, Edited by Lorrie Gaschen

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  • Publisher: British Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • Format: Paperback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 295mm x 15mm | 794g
  • Publication date: 26 July 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Quedgeley, Gloucs
  • ISBN 10: 1905319304
  • ISBN 13: 9781905319305
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 156,615

Product description

In the latest addition to the BSAVA imaging Manuals series, this book provides an overview of the physical principles of ultrasonography and discusses the equipment required as well as the general principles of the ultrasound examination. It then moves on to discuss body systems in individual chapters, with each chapter following a similar format: - Indications- Comparison of ultrasonography with radiography and CT- Imaging technique- Normal ultrasonographic appearance- Interpretation of disease.The Manual is extensively illustrated with images of both normal anatomy and the abnormalities associated with disease. In addition, as the moving image is such a vital part of interpreting ultrasound studies, a DVD-ROM featuring video clips relevant to the individual chapters accompanies this Manual.

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Frances J. Barr MA VetMB PhD DVR Dip.ECVDI MRCVSEuropean Veterinary Specialist in Diagnostic ImagingFrances Barr qualified from Cambridge University in 1979. She holds RCVS and European Diplomas In Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and has been awarded the BSAVA Blaine and Woodrow Awards for advances in small animal medicine and surgery. She is currently Senior Teaching Fellow in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Bristol, where she spends most of her time working in the hospital clinics and teaching diagnostic imaging to veterinary undergraduates.Lorrie Gaschen PhD Dr.habil DVM DrMedVet Dip.ECVDILorrie Gaschen received her DVM from the University of Florida and was in private practice in Florida for 2 years before completing a diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Bern and becoming a Diplomat of the ECVDI. She received her PhD in renal transplant imaging from the University Medical School in Utrecht, then returned to the University of Bern where she became an Associate Professor. She is currently a Professor and Section Chief at the Louisiana State University, Section of Diagnostic Imaging, and has written papers and book chapters mainly in the field of gastrointestinal ultrasonography, where she has done the majority of her research. She is a frequent speaker on the ultrasonography at national and international meetings, and regularly conducts ultrasonography courses for veterinarians in private practice.

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"In summary, the Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography is an excellent resource for the beginning as well as for the more experienced ultrasonographer and should have a place near every ultrasound machine." (European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2011)"BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography is a top pick for any veterinary or student vet's collection and provides an overview of the physical properties of the imaging technique ... Highly recommended!." (Midwest Book Review, 1 January 2012)

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The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ultrasonography provides an overview of the physical properties of this increasingly popular imaging technique and discusses the equipment required as well as the general principles of the ultrasound examination, before moving on to consider body systems in individual chapters.Each of the system chapters follows a similar format: - Indications- Comparison of ultrasonography with radiography and computed tomography- Imaging technique- Normal ultrasonographic appearance- Interpretation of disease.The Manual is extensively illustrated with images of both normal anatomy and the abnormalities associated with disease. In addition, as the moving image is such a vital part of interpreting ultrasound studies, a DVD-ROM featuring video clips relevant to the individual chapters accompanies this Manual.