This text provides an overview of the applications of diagnostic ultrasonography in the horse. It discusses the normal anatomical relationships from an ultrasonographic perspective, the techniques utilized to obtain ultrasonographic images, and the lesions or injuries which can be imaged through ultrasound. The use of ultrasonographic information to develop a prognosis and follow the progress of the case is also addressed.
By Virginia B. Reef, DVM, Professor of Medicine in the Widener Hospital, Director of Large Animal Cardiology and Diagnostic Ultrasonography, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA
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