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evaluated in tortoises. 6,14,15 Computed tomography has many advantages, compared with conventional projection radiography, and is used routinely for the diagnosis of lung disease in mammalian species. The objective of the study reported here was to

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irregularly margined structures, especially when small slice thickness and interval are used. 24 Consistent use of 1 method of measurement is recommended. Evaluation of thyroid tissue in cats by use of CT has many potential uses. Computed tomography of the

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initiated. Computed tomography was performed with a third-generation scanner. b The horse was premedicated with romifidine (0.08 mg/kg [0.036 mg/lb], IV), and anesthesia was induced with midazolam (0.6 mg/kg [0.27 mg/lb], IV) and ketamine (10 mg/kg [4

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radiography can be helpful, numerous views are often required to make an accurate diagnosis. Moreover, interpretation of the images is difficult because rabbits have small skulls and superimposition of tooth roots and crowns occurs. 1 Computed tomography

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been published. The purpose of the study reported here, therefore, was to compare accuracy of estimates of cystolith size obtained by means of plain radiography, double-contrast cystography, ultrasonography, and computed tomography. Materials and

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pathologic processes, such as congenital, neoplastic, and inflammatory disease, in dogs and cats 2,16–19 as well as in humans. 6,9,20–23 Computed tomography delineates various soft tissue structures of the orbit, especially the surrounding bony structures

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weights and to apply the technique to dogs with renal diseases. ABBREVIATIONS CMP Corticomedullary phase CT Computed tomography EP Excretory phase HU Hounsfield unit NP Nephrographic phase ROI Region of interest a. Jeil

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. ABBREVIATIONS CT Computed tomography DICOM Diagnostic Imaging and Communications in Medicine HU Hounsfield units a. Dormitor, Orion Corp, Espoo, Finland. b. Eurovet Animal Health, Bladel, the Netherlands. c. T-61, Hoechst Roussel Vet GmbH

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W is weight in grams and K is a species-specific constant determined by the shape of the species. 5 The use of computed tomography (CT) to determine a species specific K constant has been described in ferrets ( Mustela putorius furo ), 6 rabbits

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. 9–12 Computed tomography has become an established clinical diagnostic tool in equine medicine as scanners have become more available and affordable, and CT equipment has improved dramatically: image resolution has increased, and slice thickness

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