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Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat
Second Edition
by Joe P. Morgan

Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat describes and explains the uses of diagnostic radiology and provides detailed instructions on how best to apply this technique to the diagnosis of traumatized dogs and cats.

The main focus of Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat concept is the descriptive presentation of clinical cases.



  • Characteristics of a Diagnostic Radiographic Study
  • Importance of Radiographic Quality
  • Use of Correct Radiographic Technique
  • Use of a Grid Technique
  • Selection of Intensifying Screens
  • Radiographic Viewing
  • Radiographic Contrast
  • Film Density Versus Tissue Density
  • More About "Density"?
  • The Art of Radiographic Evaluation
  • Methods of Radiographic Evaluation
  • Preparing the Radiological Report
  • Terms to Understand in Radiology

Radiology of Thoracic Trauma

  • Value of Thoracic Radiology
  • Indications for Thoracic Radiology
  • Patient Positioning Radiographic Evaluation of Thoracic Studies
  • Radiographic Features in Thoracic Trauma
  • Disruption of the Thoracic Wall
  • Pleural Space
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pleural Fluid
  • Diaphragmatic Rupture
  • Damage to Lung Parenchyma
  • Mediastinal Injury
  • The Heart
  • The Esophagus
  • Thorax Wall Injury
  • Paracostal Hernia
  • Pleural Fluid
  • Lung Injury
  • Pulmonary Hematoma
  • Interstitial Nodules
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Pleural Air
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Pneumonmediastinum
  • Hemomediastimum
  • Iatrogenic Injury
  • Tracheal/Bronchial Foreign Bodies
  • Tracheal Injury
  • Esophageal Foreign Bodies
  • Esophageal Injury

Radiology of Abdominal Trauma

  • The Value of Abdominal Radiology
  • Indications for Abdominal Radiology
  • Radiographic Evaluation of Abdominal Radiographs
  • Radiographic Features in Abdominal Trauma
  • Peripheral Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Fractures
  • Peritoneal Fluid
  • Peritoneal Air
  • Retroperitoneal Fluid
  • Retroperitoneal Aire
  • Organ Enlargement
  • The Pelvis
  • Use of Contrast Studies in the Traumatized Abdomen
  • Urinary Tract Trauma
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Trauma
  • Gastric Foreign Bodies
  • Gastric Foreign Bodies and Dilatation
  • Small Bowel Foreign Bodies
  • Peritoneal Fluid
  • Inguinal Hernias
  • Renal, Ureteral, and Urinary Bladder Injury
  • Urethral Injury
  • Postsurgical Problems

Radiology of Musculoskeletal Trauma and Emergency Cases

  • The Order of Case Presentation
  • Type of Information Gained by a Radiographic Evaluation of the Skeleton in the Trauma Patient
  • Indications for Radiography in Suspected Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Factors Influencing Radiographic Image Quality
  • Enhancement of the Diagnostic Quality of a Musculoskeletal
  • Use of a Sequential Radiographic Studies
  • Radiographic Features of Appendicular Skeletal Injury
  • Fracture Classification
  • Orthopedic Fixation Devices
  • Post-Traumatic Aseptic Necrosis
  • Disuse Osteporosis (Osteopenia)
  • Forelimb Injury
  • Scapula and Shoulder Joint
  • Humerus and Elbow Joint
  • Radius and Ulna
  • Forefoot
  • Pelvic Limb Injury
  • Pelvis
  • Hip Joint
  • Femur
  • Stifle Joint
  • Tibia
  • Hindfoot
  • Radiographic Features of Axial Skeleton Injuries
  • Disruption of the Thoracic Wall
  • Head
  • Spine
  • Cervical Vertebrae
  • Thoracic Vertebrae
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Malumion Fractures
  • Non-Union or Delayed Union Fractures
  • Traumatic Injuries to Growing Bones
  • Physeal Growth Injuries
  • Apophyseal Fractures
  • Radiographic Changes of Osteomyelitis

Radiographic Features of Soft Tissue Injuries

Radiographic Features of Gunshot Injuries

Radiographic Features in Cases of Abuse



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Atlas of Radiology of the Traumatized Dog and Cat
Second Edition
by Joe P. Morgan

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