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

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Lamb C R (2000) Ability to visualize the cardiac silhouette in animals with pleural fluid: the pericardial fat stripe. Vet Rad Ultra 41 (6), 519-520 PubMed.
  • Fossum T W, Evering W N, Miller M W et al (1992) Severe bilateral fibrosing pleuritis associated with chronic chylothorax in five cats and two dogs. JAVMA 201 (2), 317-324 PubMed.
  • 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 Radiol 31 (5), 239-245 VetMedResource.
  • Fossum T W, Boudrieau R J & Hobson H P (1989) Pectus excavatum in eight dogs and six cats. JAAHA 25 (5), 595-605 VetMedResource.


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