Handbook of Equine Radiography

Handbook of Equine Radiography

By Martin Weaver, BVMS, PhD, Dr.Med.Vet., DipVet Radiology, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Equine Orthopaedics and Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK and Safia Barakzai, BVSc, MSc, DESTS, Dipl ECVS, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK


Part 1 Principles of radiography

1 Image formation

2 Radiographic equipment

3 Radiation safety and patient preparation

4 Radiological interpretation and diagnosis

Part 2 Radiographic procedures

5 Radiography of the foot

6 Radiography of the pastern

7 Radiography of the fetlock

8 Radiography of the metacarpus and metatarsus

9 Radiography of the carpus

10 Radiography of the tarsus

11 Radiography of the elbow

12 Radiography of the shoulder

13 Radiography of the stifle

14 Radiography of the hip & pelvis

15 Radiography of the cervical vertebrae

16 Radiography of the thoracolumbar and sacral vertebrae

17 Radiography of the skull

18 Radiography of the thorax

19 Radiography of the abdomen

20 Additional radiographic procedures (contrast radiography)

Appendix I Suggested exposure chart

Appendix II Exposure chart for your practice

Index