Veterinary Radiology and Diagnostic imaging (practice)
cod. 1004572

Academic year 2022/23
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

See frontal lessons

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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