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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Musculoskeletal Imaging, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-905319-78-7
408 pages
December 2016
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This new edition builds on the practical structure of its predecessor, with chapters arranged anatomically. Individual joints, the long bones, the skull and the spine are dealt with in discrete sections while soft tissues, bones and joints are considered more generally.

The manual has been thoroughly revised and updated, while new chapters dedicated to imaging modalities such as CT, MRI and ultrasonography broaden the scope of the manual. Indications for use and illustrations add depth to this relatively new area of musculoskeletal imaging. Techniques and findings are explained clearly, ensuring that the content is accessible to veterinarians of all levels.
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Table of Contents

Basics of musculoskeletal radiography and radiology; Basics of musculoskeletal ultrasonography; Basics of musculoskeletal computed tomography; Basics of musculoskeletal MRI; Basics of musculoskeletal nuclear medicine; Soft tissues; Bones – general; Long bones – juvenile; Long bones – mature; Long bones – fractures; Joints – general; The shoulder joint and scapula; The elbow joint; The hip joint and pelvis; The stifle joint; Distal limbs – carpus/tarsus and distally; Skull – general; Skull – nasal chambers and frontal sinuses; Skull – teeth; Spine – general; Spine – conditions not related to intervertebral disc disease; Intervertebral disc disease and ‘wobbler syndrome’; Spine – lumbosacral region and cauda equina syndrome
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Author Information

Robert M. Kirberger BVSc DVSc MMedVet(Rad) DipECVDI
Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa

Fintan J. McEvoy MVB PhD DVSc DVR DipECVDI
Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Dyrlægevej 16, 1870, Frederiksberg C, Denmark

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"This book is practical and reasonably priced considering the number of images presented and procedures described and will be useful for surgeons and radiologists as well as primary care clinicians. Also included with the book is a compact disc that contains high-quality digital images from the book and several video clips" (Reviewed by Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR, IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants Clackamas, Ore 15th June 2017 AVMA)
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