Veterinary Radiology and Diagnostic imaging (practice)
cod. 1004572

Academic year 2020/21
3° year of course - Second semester
Professor
VOLTA Antonella
Academic discipline
Clinica chirurgica veterinaria (VET/09)
Field
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
Related/supplementary
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

At the end of the training the student will be able to:
1) a. know the radiographic anatomy of the main thoracic and abdominal organs in small animals; b. know the ecoghraphic anatomy of the main abdominal organs in small animals and superficial tendons in horses; c. know the main practical applications of interventional ultrasound
2) a. identify radiographic signs and the main abnormalities of the radiographic anatomy of thoracic and abdominal organs in small animals; b. identify the main ultrasound abnormalities of the abdominal organs in small animals
3) a. make a judgment on radiographic abnormalities of thoracic and abdominal organs in small animals; b. make a judgment on the ultrasonographic abnormalities of abdominal organs in small animals
4) report with a proper terminology the radiographic and ultrasonographic abnormalities
5) suggest further diagnostic tools if needed

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

- Evaluation of the radiographic anatomy of the thorax and abdomen of small animals
- film reading sessions on radiographic examination, CT examination and ultrasound examination of small and large animals
- preparing and performing abdominal ultrasound in small animals along with organ identification
- preparing and performing tendon ultrasound in the horse
- practical approach to interventional ultrasound

Full programme

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Bibliography

none

Teaching methods

didactic activities consist in practical training sessions (film reading sessions, ultrasound sessions) with groups of students

Assessment methods and criteria

certification of attendance

Other information

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