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Comparison of a computed tomographic pulmonary trunk to aorta diameter ratio with echocardiographic indices of pulmonary hypertension in dogs

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Sutherland-Smith J, Hankin EJ, Cunningham SM, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2018;59:18-26. There are limited criteria for the detection of pulmonary hypertension in dogs undergoing computed tomography (CT) for pulmonary disease. This retrospective analytical exploratory study compared a CT … Read More

Effect of catheter size and injection rate of contrast agent on enhancement and image quality for triple-phase helical computed tomography of the liver in small dogs

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Lee S-K, Lee D, Kim D, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:664-670. Rapid contrast injection is recommended for triple-phase helical computed tomography (CT) of the liver. However, a large-gauge catheter is needed for faster contrast injection and this is … Read More

Effects Of X-Ray Beam Angle And Geometric Distortion On Width Of Equine Thoracolumbar Interspinous Spaces Using Radiography And Computed Tomography—A Cadaveric Study

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Djernæs JD, Nielsen JV, Berg LC. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:169-175. The widths of spaces between the thoracolumbar processi spinosi (interspinous spaces) are frequently assessed using radiography in sports horses; however effects of varying X-ray beam angles and geometric distortion … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Ectopic Spleen Mimicking Hepatic Tumor With Intra-Abdominal Metastases Investigated Via Triple-Phase Helical Computed Tomography In A Dog

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Kutara K, Konno T, Kondo H, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:E26-E30. A 10-year-old castrated male miniature dachshund was presented with an abdominal mass. The dog had a history of splenectomy. Triple-phase helical computed tomography was utilized, revealing a … Read More

Prospective Comparison Of Tumor Staging Using Computed Tomography Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings In Dogs With Nasal Neoplasia: A Pilot Study

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Lux CN, Culp WTN, Johnson LR, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:315-325. Identification of nasal neoplasia extension and tumor staging in dogs is most commonly performed using computed tomography (CT), however magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is routinely used in … Read More

Indirect Computed Tomographic Lymphography For Iliosacral Lymphatic Mapping In A Cohort Of Dogs With Anal Sac Gland Adenocarcinoma: Technique Description

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Majeski SA, Steffey MA, Fuller M, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:295-303. Sentinel lymph node mapping can help to direct surgical oncologic staging and metastatic disease detection in patients with complex lymphatic pathways. We hypothesized that indirect computed tomographic … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Use Of Radiography, Computed Tomography, And Endoscopy In The Diagnosis Of Esophageal Perforation By An Extra-Luminal Tracheal Ring Prosthesis In A Golden Retriever

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Paradise H, Mathews KG, Cohen EB. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:E37-E41. A 6-year-old neutered male, Golden retriever presented with regurgitation and excitement-induced coughing. Two years prior, extra-thoracic tracheal collapse was diagnosed and extra-luminal tracheal ring prostheses were placed. Radiographs at … Read More

Incidental And Nonincidental Canine Thyroid Tumors Assessed By Multidetector Row Computed Tomography: A Single-Centre Cross Sectional Study In 4520 Dogs

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Bertolini G, Drigo M, Angeloni L, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:304-314. Thyroid nodules are common in dogs and are increasingly likely to be detected with the increased use of advanced imaging modalities. An unsuspected, nonpalpable, asymptomatic lesion, defined … Read More

Computed Tomographic Characteristics Of The Thyroid Glands In Eight Hyperthyroid Cats Pre- And Postmethimazole Treatment Compared With Seven Euthyroid Cats

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Bush JL, Nemanic S, Gordon J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:176-185. Hyperthyroidism is the most common feline endocrinopathy; thyroid computed tomography (CT) may improve disease detection and methimazole dose selection. Objectives of this experimental pre-post with historical case-control … Read More

Comparison Of Transverse Computed Tomographic Excretory Urography Images And Maximum Intensity Projection Images For Diagnosing Ectopic Ureters In Dogs

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Secrest S, Bugbee A, Waller K, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:163-168. Computed tomographic maximum intensity projection (MIP) images have been shown to improve reader confidence in their diagnoses and to improve detection of vascular structures and pulmonary nodules. … Read More

Further characterization of computed tomographic and clinical features for staging and prognosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in West Highland white terriers

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Thierry F, Handel I, Hammond G, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:381-388. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is an interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology resulting in progressive interstitial fibrosis, with a known predilection in West Highland white terriers. In humans, … Read More

Assessment of computed tomography derived cricoid cartilage and tracheal dimensions to evaluate degree of cricoid narrowing in brachycephalic dogs

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Rutherford L, Beever L, Bruce M, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:634-646. The aims of this observational, analytical, retrospective study were to (i) obtain computed tomographic (CT) cricoid dimensions (height, width, and transverse-sectional area), (ii) compare the cricoid dimensions … Read More

Improving Conspicuity Of The Canine Gastrointestinal Wall Using Dual Phase Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study

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Fitzgerald E, Lam R, Drees R. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:151-162. Gastrointestinal (GI) disease is a common clinical complaint in small animal patients; computed tomography (CT) examinations enable a global overview of the GI tract and associated structures. Previously, the … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Computed Tomography Of Traction Bronchiectasis Secondary To Pulmonary Fibrosis In A Patterdale Terrier

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Fitzgerald E, Priestnall SL, Lamb CR. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2017;58:E42-E44. An 8-year-old, Patterdale terrier was referred for evaluation of tachypnoea, exercise intolerance, and weight loss. Computed tomographic images showed pneumomediastinum, diffuse pulmonary ground glass opacity, and marked dilatation of … Read More

Computed Tomographic Measurement Of The Main Pulmonary Artery To Aortic Diameter Ratio In Healthy Dogs: A Comparison To Echocardiographically Derived Ratios

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Granger LA, Pariaut R, Vila J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:376-386. Indicators of pulmonary hypertension in dogs examined with thoracic computed tomography (CT) are not well established in the veterinary literature. In humans, the main pulmonary artery to … Read More

Correlation Of Articular Cartilage Thickness Measurements Made With Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Arthrography, And Computed Tomographic Arthrography With Gross Articular Cartilage Thickness In The Equine Metacarpophalangeal Joint

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Porter EG, Winter MD, Sheppard BJ, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:515-525. Osteoarthritis of the metacarpophalangeal joint is common cause of lameness in equine athletes, and is hallmarked by articular cartilage damage. An accurate, noninvasive method for measuring cartilage … Read More

Comparisons Among Radiography, Ultrasonography And Computed Tomography For Ex Vivo Characterization Of Stifle Osteoarthritis In The Horse

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De Lasalle J, Alexander K, Olive J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:489-501. A better understanding of imaging characteristics of equine stifle osteoarthritis (OA) may allow earlier detection and improve prognosis. Objectives of this ex vivo, prospective, methods comparison … Read More

Comparison Of Computed Tomography And Abdominal Radiography For Detection Of Canine Mechanical Intestinal Obstruction

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Drost WT, Green EM, Zekas LJ, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:366-375. Vomiting, often caused by mechanical intestinal obstruction, is common in dogs. Equivocal radiographic signs often necessitate repeat radiographs or additional imaging procedures. For our prospective, case-controlled, accuracy … Read More

Comparison Between Computed Tomographic Arthrography, Radiography, Ultrasonography, And Arthroscopy For The Diagnosis Of Femorotibial Joint Disease In Western Performance Horses

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Nelson BB, Kawcak CE, Goodrich LR, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:387-402. The femorotibial joints are a common source of lameness in Western performance horses. The objective of this prospective study was to compare the radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomographic … Read More

Associations Between Dual-Phase Computed Tomography Features And Histopathologic Diagnoses In 52 Dogs With Hepatic Or Splenic Masses

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Jones ID, Lamb CR, Drees R, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:144-153. Ability to noninvasively differentiate malignant from nonmalignant abdominal masses would aid clinical decision making. The aim of this retrospective, cross-sectional study was to identify features in dual-phase … Read More

Technique, Difficulty, And Accuracy Of Computed Tomography-Guided Translaminar And Transforaminal Lumbosacral Epidural And Intraarticular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections In Dogs

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Liotta A, Sandersen C, Couvreur T, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:191-198. In human medicine, spinal pain and radiculopathy are commonly managed by computed tomography (CT)-guided facet joint injections and by transforaminal or translaminar epidural injections. In dogs, CT-guided … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis — Use Of Multiphase Computed Tomographic Urography In The Diagnosis Of Ureteral Tear In A 6-Day-Old Foal

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Beccati F, Cercone M, Angeli G, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:E10-E15. A 6-day-old foal was evaluated for depression and inappetence. After initial stabilization, the filly developed a hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis and persistent hypercreatinemia. Abdominal ultrasound revealed fluid accumulation … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Multimodality Findings In An Adult Dog With Primary Sarcoma Of The Pulmonary Artery And Myocardial Metastases

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Stieger-Vanegas SM, Bottorff B, Sisson D, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2016;57:E34-E41. Intravascular pulmonary artery sarcomas in combination with myocardial metastasis are rare in dogs. We describe the radiographic, echocardiographic, and electrocardiographic-gated (ECG-gated) computed tomographic angiography (CTA) findings in … Read More

Evaluation Of Hepatic Masses With Triphasic Computed Tomography, B-Mode, Color Flow And Power Doppler Ultrasonography Correlated With Histopathology.

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in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2016. Introduction/Purpose: With the increased use of abdominal CT and ultrasonography, hepatic masses of uncertain clinical relevance are often identified. Determining the benign or malignant nature of these masses can drastically alter … Read More

Comparison Of Canine Lumbosacral Angle Measurement Techniques For Standardized Flexion And Extension Positions Using Computed Tomography

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in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2016. Introduction/Purpose: Lumbosacral angle measurements in flexion and extension positions have been published as a method for estimating lumbosacral range of motion in dogs. However, angle measurement and patient positioning methods have … Read More

Differential Diagnosis of Spinal Diseases

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da Costa RC. in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2016. When approaching a case with spinal problems, the simplest approach, once the lesion is localized, is to consider differential diagnoses using the acronym lists based on pathophysiologic … Read More

Effect of screening abdominal ultrasound examination on the decision to pursue advanced diagnostic tests and treatment in dogs with neurologic disease

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Tong NM, Zwingenberger AL, Blair WH, et al. J Vet Intern Med 2015;29:893-899. BACKGROUND: Abdominal ultrasound examinations (AUS) are commonly performed before advanced neurodiagnostics to screen for diseases that might affect diagnostic plans and prognosis. OBJECTIVES: Describe the type and … Read More

Computed Tomographic, Radiographic, And Endoscopic Tracheal Dimensions In English Bulldogs With Grade 1 Clinical Signs Of Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

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Kaye BM, Boroffka SAEB, Haagsman AN, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:609-616. Tracheal hypoplasia is commonly seen in English Bulldogs affected with brachycephalic airway syndrome. Previously published diagnostic criteria for tracheal hypoplasia in this breed have been a radiographic … Read More

Comparison Of Lung Attenuation And Heterogeneity Between Cats With Experimentally Induced Allergic Asthma, Naturally Occurring Asthma And Normal Cats

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Masseau I, Banuelos A, Dodam J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:595-601. Airway remodeling is a prominent feature of feline allergic asthma but requires biopsy for characterization. Computed tomography (CT) has appeal as a minimally invasive diagnostic test. The … Read More

Combination Of Computed Tomographic Imaging Characteristics Of Medial Retropharyngeal Lymph Nodes And Nasal Passages Aids Discrimination Between Rhinitis And Neoplasia In Cats

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Nemanic S, Hollars K, Nelson NC, et al.  Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:617-627. Feline nasal diseases are a diagnostic challenge. The objective of this retrospective, cross-sectional study was to determine whether computed tomography (CT) imaging characteristics of the medial retropharyngeal … Read More

Assessment Of Respiration-Induced Displacement Of Canine Abdominal Organs In Dorsal And Ventral Recumbency Using Multislice Computed Tomography

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Oliveira CR, Henzler MA, Johnson RA, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:133-143. Respiratory-induced organ displacement during image acquisition can produce motion artifacts and variation in spatial localization of an organ in diagnostic computed tomography (CT) examinations. The purpose of … Read More

Quantitative Planar And Volumetric Cardiac Measurements Using 64 Mdct And 3t Mri Vs. Standard 2d And M-Mode Echocardiography: Does Anesthetic Protocol Matter?

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Drees R, Johnson RA, Stepien RL, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:638-657. Cross-sectional imaging of the heart utilizing computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been shown to be superior for the evaluation of cardiac morphology and systolic … Read More

Accuracy Of A Computed Tomography Bronchial Wall Thickness To Pulmonary Artery Diameter Ratio For Assessing Bronchial Wall Thickening In Dogs

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Szabo D, Sutherland-Smith J, Barton B, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:264-271. Computed tomography is increasingly being used in veterinary medicine to evaluate animals with pulmonary signs such as coughing, tachypnea, and exercise intolerance, however, a quantitative measure of … Read More

Prevalence And Characterization Of Small Tympanic Bone Spicules And Drumstick-Like Hyperostotic Tympanic Bone Spicules In The Middle Ear Cavity Of Dogs

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Parzefall B, Rieger A, Volk HA, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:25-32. Rounded, sessile, hyperattenuating structures detected in computed tomography (CT) studies of canine tympanic bullae have been termed “otoliths.” These have been proposed to represent dystrophic mineralizations or … Read More

Gender, Weight, And Age Effects On Prevalence Of Caudal Aberrant Nasal Turbinates In Clinically Healthy English Bulldogs: A Computed Tomographic Study And Classification

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Vilaplana Grosso F, Haar GT, Boroffka SAEB. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:486-493. English Bulldogs have been reported to demonstrate abnormal growth and development of the nasal turbinates, which contribute to an increase in airway resistance and hence clinical signs of … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Use Of Radiography And Computed Tomography In The Diagnosis Of A Mineralized Yolk Sac In A Brown Kiwi (Apteryx Mantelli)

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Wightman P, Cohen EB, Hunter S, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2015;56:E40-E43. A 12-day-old Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli) was presented with anorexia, torticollis, head-tilt, and coelomic distension. Radiographs showed an ill-defined, fat-opaque, coelomic mass displacing viscera craniodorsally. Curvilinear mineral … Read More

The osteoregenerative effects of platelet-derived growth factor BB cotransplanted with mesenchymal stem cells, loaded on freeze-dried mineral bone block: A pilot study in dog mandible

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Khojasteh A, Dashti SG, Dehghan MM, et al. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2014;102:1771-1778. Due to shortcomings associated with autogenous bone graft, the gold standard of craniofacial grafting, investigators seek alternatives that are accessible, efficient, and affordable. Accordingly, … Read More

Ileocecocolic volvulus in a German shepherd dog

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Javard R, Specchi S, Benamou J, et al. Can Vet J 2014;55:1096-1099. This report describes an ileocecocolic volvulus in a German shepherd dog with risk factors of previous abdominal surgeries and concurrent chronic enteropathy. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) with multiplanar … Read More

Quantification of right ventricular volume in dogs: a comparative study between three-dimensional echocardiography and computed tomography with the reference method magnetic resonance imaging

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Sieslack AK, Dziallas P, Nolte I, et al. BMC Vet Res 2014;10:242. BackgroundRight ventricular (RV) volume and function are important diagnostic and prognostic factors in dogs with primary or secondary right-sided heart failure. The complex shape of the right ventricle … Read More

Accuracy Of A Computed Tomography Bronchial Wall Thickness To Pulmonary Artery Diameter Ratio For Assessing Bronchial Wall Thickening In Dogs.

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Szabo D, Sutherland-Smith J, Barton B, et al. in Scientific Proceedings (Abstract). American College of Veterinary Radiology 2014. IntroductionIPurpose: Computed tomography is increasingly being used in veterinary medicine as a means of investigating coughing and other pulmonary-related clinical signs. The … Read More

Vertebral Bone Mineral Density Measured With Quantitative Ct In Dogs: Preventive Effect Of Alendronate On Low Dose Prednisolone-Induced Osteopenia.

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Park SJ, Oh JY, Son KY, et al. in Scientific Proceedings (Abstract). American College of Veterinary Radiology 2014. Introduction/Purpose: Prednisolone (PDS), one of the synthetic glucocorticoids is commonly used for various diseases including inflammatory or allergic diseases in veterinary practice, … Read More

Quantitative Analysis Of 18f-Fluorodeoxyglucose Standardized Uptake Values In Pretreatment Pet/Ct Imaging Of Canine Osteosarcomas.

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Mann KA, Kraft SL, Hauke SM, et al. in Scientific Proceedings (Abstract). American College of Veterinary Radiology 2014. Introduction/Purpose: 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) has been shown to predict tumor outcome of human osteosarcomas (OSA) and may provide … Read More

Evaluation of intraorbital prosthetic pigmentation using 0.3 and 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography

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Dustin Dees D, Maclaren NE, Fritz KJ, et al. Vet Ophthalmol 2014;17:184-189. PURPOSE: To investigate the magnetic susceptibility artifact associated with pigmented intraorbital prosthetics when performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT). Potential artifact reduction techniques were also … Read More

Structural And Functional Changes Relevant To Maxillary Arterial Flow Observed During Computed Tomography And Nonselective Digital Subtraction Angiography In Cats With The Mouth Closed And Opened

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Scrivani PV, Martin-Flores M, van Hatten R, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2014;55:263-271. Some cats develop blindness during procedures with mouth gags, which possibly relates to maxillary arterial occlusion by opening the mouth. Our first aim was to use … Read More

Transarticular fixation with cortical screws combined with dorsal laminectomy and partial discectomy as surgical treatment of degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in 17 dogs: clinical and computed tomography follow-up

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Golini L, Kircher PR, Lewis FI, et al. Vet Surg 2014;43:405-413. OBJECTIVE: To describe clinical outcome and technical outcome assessed using computed tomography (CT) in dogs with degenerative lumbosacral stenosis (DLSS) treated by dorsal laminectomy, partial discectomy, and transarticular screw … Read More

Transsphenoidal surgery using a high definition video telescope for pituitary adenomas in dogs with pituitary dependent hypercortisolism: methods and results

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Mamelak AN, Owen TJ, Bruyette D. Vet Surg 2014;43:369-379. OBJECTIVE: To (1) establish a technique for transsphenoidal removal of pituitary adenomas in dogs with pituitary dependent hypercortisolism (PDH) using a high definition video telescope, and (2) report initial outcomes. STUDY … Read More

The intervertebral vacuum phenomenon as a computed-tomographic finding in the dog and its significance as an indicator for surgical treatment of vertebral disc herniations

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Soffler C, Karpenstein H, Kramer M. Tierarztl Prax Ausg K Kleintiere Heimtiere 2014;42:88-93. OBJECTIVE: The intervertebral vacuum phenomenon (VP) in the dog describes an accumulation of gas in the intervertebral disc space. It occurs primarily after vaporization of solute gases … Read More

Comparison between noncontrast computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for detection and characterization of thoracolumbar myelopathy caused by intervertebral disk herniation in dogs

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Cooper JJ, Young BD, Griffin JFt, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2014;55:182-189. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) are commonly used to evaluate dogs with thoracolumbar myelopathy; however, relative diagnostic sensitivities for these two modalities have not been … Read More

Implantation of tetrapod-shaped granular artificial bones or beta-tricalcium phosphate granules in a canine large bone-defect model

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Choi S, Liu IL, Yamamoto K, et al. J Vet Med Sci 2014;76:229-235. We investigated biodegradability and new bone formation after implantation of tetrapod-shaped granular artificial bone (Tetrabone(R)) or beta-tricalcium phosphate granules (beta-TCP) in experimental critical-size defects in dogs, which … Read More

Comparison Of Noncontrast Computed Tomography And High-Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging In The Evaluation Of Great Danes With Cervical Spondylomyelopathy

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Martin-Vaquero P, da Costa RC, Drost WT. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2014;55:496-505. Computed tomography (CT) provides excellent bony detail, whereas magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is superior in evaluating the neural structures. The purpose of this prospective study was to assess … Read More

Comparison Between Noncontrast Computed Tomography And Magnetic Resonance Imaging For Detection And Characterization Of Thoracolumbar Myelopathy Caused By Intervertebral Disk Herniation In Dogs

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Cooper JJ, Young BD, Griffin JF, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2014;55:182-189. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) are commonly used to evaluate dogs with thoracolumbar myelopathy; however, relative diagnostic sensitivities for these two modalities have not … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Use Of Multiphasic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography For Diagnosis Of Mesenteric Volvulus In A Dog

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Chow KE, Stent AW, Milne M. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2014;55:74-78. A 4-year-old German shorthaired pointer presented with collapse and hematochezia. Radiographs showed gas and fluid-distended small intestines and loss of serosal detail. Ultrasound examination showed hypomotile, fluid-distended small intestines, … Read More

Physiologic Variants, Benign Processes, And Artifacts From 106 Canine And Feline Fdg-Pet/Computed Tomography Scans

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Randall E, Loeber S, Kraft S. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2014;55:213-226. 18F-Fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) is an emerging diagnostic imaging modality in veterinary medicine; however, little published information is available on physiologic variants, benign processes, and artifacts. The … Read More

Computed tomography features of bronchial and non-bronchial collateral arterial circulation development in a dog diagnosed with multiple chronic pulmonary thrombi

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Le Roux A, Granger LA, Reynolds C, et al. J Vet Cardiol 2013;15:283-287. A 5 year-old female Lhasa Apso was diagnosed with a large right pulmonary artery thrombus, multiple smaller pulmonary thrombi, and pulmonary hypertension. In addition, thoracic computed tomography … Read More

Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Mr Renography Using A Simplified Multicompartment Model For Determination Of Glomerular Filtration Rate In Dogs

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Holmes SP, Schmiedt CW, Brown SA. in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2013;73. IntroductionPurpose: Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is considered the gold standard measure of renal function. Single kidney GFR (SK-GFR) is often more clinically relevant, but also … Read More

Computed Tomography Pulmonary Artery To Aortic Diameter Ratio (Pa:Ao) For Assessment Of Pulmonary Hypertension In Dogs.

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Hankin EJ, Sutherland-Smith J, Cunningham S. in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2013;52. Introduction/Purpose: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a complex and serious clinical syndrome. Main pulmonary artery (PA) ratio to ascending aorta (Ao) diameter (PAAo), derived from thoracic … Read More

Comparison Of Two Different Anesthetic Protocols For Two Dimensional Cardiac Measurements Using 64 Mdct And 3t Mri

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Drees R, Johnson RA, Stepien RL, et al. in Conference Proceedings. American College of Veterinary Radiology 2013;74. Introduction/Purpose: Cardiac angiography using multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT) and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are emerging modalities for evaluating anatomy and function … Read More

Pulmonary lipoma in a dog

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Lynch S, Halfacree Z, Desmas I, et al. The Journal of small animal practice 2013;54:555-558. An eight-year-old, neutered, male German short-haired pointer was presented for a chronic cough and an intrathoracic mass. Computed tomography revealed a mass with low attenuation … Read More

The early development of medial coronoid disease in growing Labrador retrievers: radiographic, computed tomographic, necropsy and micro-computed tomographic findings

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Lau SF, Wolschrijn CF, Hazewinkel HA, et al. Veterinary journal 2013;197:724-730. Medial coronoid disease (MCD) encompasses lesions of the entire medial coronoid process (MCP), both of the articular cartilage and the subchondral bone. To detect the earliest signs of MCD, … Read More

Computed Tomography And Positive Contrast Computed Tomographic Arthrography Of The Canine Shoulder: Normal Anatomy And Effects Of Limb Position On Visibility Of Soft Tissue Structures

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Reis Silva H, Uosyte R, Clements DN, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:470-477. Soft tissue injuries of the shoulder are an important cause of forelimb lameness in dogs. The objectives of this canine cadaver study were to describe normal … Read More

Comparison of the diagnostic quality of computed tomography images of normal ocular and orbital structures acquired with and without the use of general anesthesia in the cat

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Collins SP, Matheson JS, Hamor RE, et al. Vet Ophthalmol 2013;16:352-358. OBJECTIVE: To compare the diagnostic quality of computed tomography (CT) images of normal ocular and orbital structures acquired with and without the use of general anesthesia in the cat. … Read More

Thoracic Computed Tomography, Angiographic Computed Tomography, And Pathology Findings In Six Cats Experimentally Infected With Aelurostrongylus Abstrusus

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Dennler M, Bass DA, Gutierrez-Crespo B, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:459-469. Aelurostrongylus abstrusus infection is common in endemic areas and may cause severe respiratory clinical signs. Computed tomography (CT) is an important tool to diagnose pulmonary disease, because … Read More

Comparison Between Survey Radiography, B-Mode Ultrasonography, Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography And Contrast-Enhanced Multi-Detector Computed Tomography Findings In Dogs With Acute Abdominal Signs

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Shanaman MM, Schwarz T, Gal A, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2013. Contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography (CE-MDCT) is used routinely in evaluating human patients with acute abdominal symptoms. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) continues to be in its infancy as it relates … Read More

Surgical management of an aberrant left subclavian artery originating from a left patent ductus arteriosus in a dog with a right aortic arch and abnormal branching

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Saunders AB, Winter RL, Griffin JF, et al. J Vet Cardiol 2013;15:153-159. An increase in the availability of advanced imaging modalities has led to improved recognition of cardiovascular anomalies. Computed tomography angiography (CTA) provides a non-invasive means of acquiring 3D … Read More

Comparison Between Clinical, Ultrasound, Ct, Mri, And Pathology Findings In Dogs Presented For Suspected Thyroid Carcinoma

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Taeymans O, Penninck DG, Peters RM. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:61-70. This study compares clinical, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and pathology findings in 16 prospectively, and seven retrospectively recruited dogs presented for suspected thyroid carcinoma. Of … Read More

Comparison Between Computed Tomography And 99m Tc- Pertechnetate Scintigraphy Characteristics Of The Thyroid Gland In Cats With Hyperthyroidism

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Lautenschlaeger IE, Hartmann A, Sicken J, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:666-673. Scintigraphy is currently the reference standard for diagnosing feline hyperthyroidism; however, computed tomography (CT) is more widely available in veterinary practice. The purposes of this prospective study … Read More

Comparison Between 2-18f-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose Positron Emission Tomography And Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography For Measuring Gross Tumor Volume In Cats With Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Yoshikawa H, Randall EK, Kraft SL, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:307-313. Feline oral squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most refractory feline malignancies. Most patients succumb due to failure in local tumor control. 2-18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography … Read More

Normal Regional Distribution Of Cerebral Blood Flow In Dogs: Comparison Between 99mtc-Ethylcysteinate Dimer And 99mtc- Hexamethylpropylene Amine Oxime Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography

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Adriaens A, Polis I, Waelbers T, et al. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:403-407. Functional imaging provides important insights into canine brain pathologies such as behavioral problems. Two 99mTc-labeled single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) cerebral blood flow tracers—ethylcysteinate dimer (ECD) … Read More

Imaging Diagnosis—Multicentric Lymphoma Of Granular Lymphocytes Imaged With Fdg Pet/Ct In A Dog

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Ballegeer EA, Hollinger C, Kunst CM. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2013;54:75-80. A 5-year-old female spayed bulldog was referred for mild dyspnea, decreased activity and appetite, occasional nonproductive cough, polydipsia, and polyuria. A 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scan … Read More