A custom-designed equine CT table and a commercial Big Bore scanner make it possible to image neck lesions in horses.
Photo by Courtesy Dr. Mads Kristoffersen
Researchers found that many radiographic abnormalities resolve by the time weanlings return to the auction as yearlings.
Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse
Vets can use MRI to help diagnose injuries, select treatments, monitor healing progress, and determine prognosis.
Photo by Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief
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- Weanling Stifle Abnormalities Can Improve by Yearling Year
- How MRI Helps Manage Hock, Suspensory Ligament Injuries
- Do Radiographs Change as Weanlings Grow to Yearlings?
- PET Scan: A New Diagnostic Imaging Option for Horses
- Stifle Abnormalities in Young Thoroughbreds
- Screen for Stifle Osteochondrosis With Ultrasonography
- Using MRI to Evaluate Fetlock Pain
- Equine Thermography
- Accelerating Medical Progress on Equine Lameness
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