Veterinary Computed Tomography
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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 twelve 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 throughoutshow more

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  • Hardback | 574 pages
  • 224 x 280 x 34mm | 2,018.48g
  • Iowa State University Press
  • Arnes, AI, United States
  • English
  • 0813817471
  • 9780813817477
  • 337,946

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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)show more

About Tobias Schwarz

Tobias Schwarz is Head of the Diagnostic Imaging service and Senior Lecturer at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and was formerly Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, USA. He is Diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and has practiced clinical veterinary radiology in 5 different countries. Jimmy Saunders is Professor at Ghent University Department of Veterinary Medical Imaging & Small Animal Orthopedics, Belgium. He is Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, as well as serving as Secretary and Board member. Both editors have over 10 years of experience with clinical veterinary CT, and have published numerous peer-reviewed papers in this area.show more

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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 throughoutshow more

Table of contents

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-Andre 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. Caceres 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 545show more

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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)show more

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