Recent years have seen an increase in the ownership of exotic pets, as these species have become more widely available. Diagnosis of the diseases and disorders from which they suffer, however, has often proved difficult. This work aims to provide the practitioner with a comparative guide to the radiographic examination of exotic pets - a technique which is seen as an important means of diagnosing some of their most common conditions. Covering small mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, the book offers guidance on anaesthetic and radiographic techniques for every species group. Accompanying notes on the development and clinical interpretation of the material help to enable the practitioner to make better use of radiography as a diagnostic tool. For every species group, the authors illustrate normal radiographic anatomy and pathological appearance, with special attention to abnormal variations. Clinical cases are discussed to illustrate the species groups. Within each group, the material is categorized by organ system, covering normal radiographic anatomy, radiographic abnormalities, musculoskeletal system, lungs, liver, gastrointestinal tract and urogenital tract.
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Book Description W B Saunders Co, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0721634931