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agreement between abdominal CT and exploratory laparotomy in the dog. The present study thus aimed to evaluate the agreement to support foregoing a concurrent full abdominal exploration in animals with surgical disease and a preoperative CT scan. We

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Triphasic helical CT scan of the kidneys is widely used for detection and characterization of renal masses, staging of renal tumors, surgical planning, and functional evaluation in humans. 1–5 It consists of an un-enhanced phase, CMP, and

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vascularization. Although nonionic iodinated contrast media are generally considered safe in mammals, we have encountered several deaths in small birds immediately after contrast medium administration at our institution. Because CT scans are the preferred

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was to compare hepatic perfusion index, hepatic arterial perfusion, hepatic portal perfusion, total hepatic perfusion, gastric perfusion, and pancreatic perfusion on CT scans of clinically normal dogs with those of dogs with portosystemic shunts

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The digital acquisition of detailed 3-D anatomic images is possible by use of CT scanning and computer-aided image-editing software. Realistic and anatomically accurate 3-D renderings can be constructed from cross-sectional CT data. 1,2 These

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severe upper respiratory noise. Thoracic radiographs were taken and revealed no evidence of pulmonary metastasis or bronchopneumonia. Twenty-six days after initial presentation, the dog was re-presented for a CT scan of the head. Physical examination

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-graphic techniques through the use of high-speed CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging. 14 The main site of arterial stenosis in people is the carotid arteries, and CTA is the principal imaging method to measure carotid diameters and quantify stenosis. 15 Whereas

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was displacing the heart caudally. Thus, the relationship between the heart base and boney landmarks changed between the time of the original CT scan and follow-up CT scan. With respect to the heart base, the cross-section in image B is positioned

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distance (SLD) in dogs of varying size and breed, and evaluate 2 methods of normalization for dog size. In addition, interrater variability was measured. Materials and Methods Retrospectively, the postcontrast venous phase thoracic CT scans of dogs

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chemotherapeutic doses. A noninvasive method to evaluate BSA in novel species can be through CT scans. This method has been used successfully in mammals such as ferrets, 14 rabbits, 15 human neonates, 16 and human adults. 17 Most recently, a CT-derived species

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