Imaging

Up your imaging game: The power of AFAST

Proper use of focused assessment with sonography for trauma, triage, and tracking (monitoring) allows clinicians to evaluate both obvious soft-tissue abnormalities and ascites in the abdomen.

Veterinary abdominal radiography tips

Radiography is an integral diagnostic tool in companion animal practice. Here are brief guidelines for obtaining the most useful images of the abdomen in dogs and cats.

Episode 16: The latest on disk herniation in dachshunds

In this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Christman is joined by Fred Wininger, VMD, MS, DACVIM (Neurology), who shares his extensive knowledge about intervertebral disk disease in dachshunds.

Evaluating a new radiographic tool for canine heart disease diagnosis

In the spirit of “building a better mousetrap,” researchers have tested a novel measurement protocol—the manubrium heart score—for flagging cardiac disease in dogs.

7 veterinary dentistry tips for general practitioners

Keep pet owners informed through the entire dental examination and extraction process, soothe fears about anesthesia, make jargon-free correlations and address cost concerns with advice from Kendall Taney, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD.

dvm360 product report: Handheld ultrasound, microbiome supplement, speech-to-text system and more

Heres our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.