Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Radiology: chest (excl heart and lungs)

Contributor(s): Laura Garrett, Fraser J McConnell

Introduction

Overview

  • See radiography: thorax Radiography: thorax for details of positioning technique.
  • Radiography allows assessment of lung expansion and density and the thoracic wall.

Radiographic considerations

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Radiographic anatomy

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Interpretation

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Pitfalls

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Additional studies

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Lamb C R (2000)Ability to visualize the cardiac silhouette in animals with pleural fluid - the pericardial fat stripe. Vet Rad Ultra41(6), 519-520.
  • Fossum T W (1992)Severe bilateral fibrosing pleuritis associated with chronic chylothorax in 5 cats and 2 dogs. JAVMA201, 317-324.
  • Berry C R, Koblik P D, Ticew J W (1990)Dorsal peritoneopericardial mesothelial remnant as an aid to the diagnosis of feline congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia. Vet Radiol31, 239-245.
  • Fossum T W, Boudrieau R J & Hobson H P (1989)Pectus excavatum in 8 dogs and 6 cats. JAAHA25, 595-600.


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