Computed Tomography (CT)
Veterinarians are taking a page from human medicine books by using CT to evaluate pulmonary disease in foals.
Photo by Kara M. Lascola, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
One veterinarian believes CT offers a better option for imaging some lower limb fractures than radiography.
Photo by Casper Crijns, DVM
Researchers hope to more fully characterize alterations at the microscopic level in diseased navicular bones.
Photo by Stacie Aarsvold, BS
November 16, 2013
Murdoch University's new CT scanner is large enough to accommodate horses, as well as smaller animals. ... Read More
July 08, 2013
Veterinarians are taking a page from human medicine books by using CT to evaluate pulmonary disease in foals.... Read More
March 01, 2013
One veterinarian believes CT offers a better option for imaging some lower limb fractures than radiography.... Read More
April 18, 2012
The AVC purchased a computed tomography (CT) scanner for use in large and small animals, including horses.... Read More
March 03, 2012
Researchers hope to more fully characterize alterations at the microscopic level in diseased navicular bones.... Read More
August 07, 2011
Foals are small enough to fit in the gantry of a CT machine, which is helpful in assessing lung disease.... Read More
November 08, 2009
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 2 marked the unveiling of a new PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) scanner at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital that is the first of its kind in any hospital in... Read More
November 04, 2009
A new clinical imaging system in place at the University of Florida (UF) Veterinary Medical Center will enable veterinarians to obtain diagnostic images of previously inaccessible and larger parts of the body, such as the upper legs of horses... Read More
July 31, 2009
Paranasal sinus surgery is a challenging operation that can encounter complications, such as pneumocephalus, a condition in which air is trapped inside the brain. Veterinarians recently used a computed tomography (CT) scan to decide the best way... Read More
February 01, 2009
State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging technology is being optimized by Belgian researchers to create three-dimensional images of a microscopic object--without destroying the object being studied.
"Current methods of... Read More
April 01, 2008
For decades veterinarians have relied upon a number of different imaging tools, from radiographs to ultrasonography, to diagnose lameness, pregnancy, and... Read More
June 01, 2004
Quite often, the diagnostic tools and techniques at the disposal of your mobile veterinary service are all that are needed to solve the mystery. Some horse owners have been through this routine a time or two: Your vet will ask to see your horse... Read More