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Abdominal radiography

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Introduction

Uses

Advantages

Disadvantages

  • Radiography of the abdomen of the adult horse is difficult and only limited information can be obtained.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Hassel D M, Curley T & Hoaglund E L (2020) Evaluation of fecal sand clearance in horses with naturally acquired colonic sand accumulation with a product containing probiotics, prebiotics, and psyllium. J Equine Vet Sci 90, 102970 PubMed
  • Marley L K et al (2018) Clinical features, diagnostic methods, treatments, and outcomes associated with ingested wires in the abdomen of horses: 16 cases (2002-2013). JAVMA 253 (6), 781-787 PubMed.
  • Marley Laura K, Soffler C & Hackett Eileen S (2018) Clinical features, diagnostic methods, treatments, and outcomes associated with ingested wires in the abdomen of horses: 16 cases (2002-2013). JAVMA 253 (6), 781-787 PubMed.
  • Kelleher M E et al (2014) Use of digital abdominal radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in equids: 238 cases (2008-2011). JAVMA 245 (1), 126-129 PubMed.
  • Maher O et al (2011) Abdominal computed radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in horses: 142 cases (2003-2007). JAVMA 239 (11), 1483-1485 PubMed.
  • Keppie N J et al (2008) Objective radiographic assessment of abdominal sand accumulation in horses. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 49 (2), 122-128 PubMed.
  • Lester G D & Lester N V (2001) Abdominal and thoracic radiography in the neonate. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 17 (1), 19-46 PubMed.
  • Ruohoniem M et al (2001) Abdominal radiography in monitoring the resolution of sand accumulations from the large colon of horses treated medically. Equine Vet J 33 (1), 59-64 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Clinical Radiology of the Horse (2016) 4th edn. Eds: Butler Janet A et al. Wiley Blackwell, USA.

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