Handbook of Small Animal MRI will help you make the most of one of the greatest advancements in veterinary practice in recent years, magnetic resonance imaging. Those using the services of mobile scanners dedicated to veterinary use, as well as those in practices with their own MRI machine, will benefit from this book. It provides a clear and comprehensive account of how this important diagnostic tool works. In addition this easy reference handbook provides guidance on the interpretation of images of common clinical conditions. An additional atlas of normal anatomy to further aid MRI interpretation is included. Written by two pioneering experts in the field with a combined experience of over 20,000 MRI studies of veterinary patients, the book is suitable for small animal veterinarians and veterinary students.
The MRI images are superb quality and there are many examples of common pathology. The Handbook presents strategies to optimize MRI study via positioning, coil selection, and contrast administration in an easy to understand fashion. The Handbook of Small Animal MRI is a great text to have when performing or interpreting MRI examinations. It provides an overview of the MRI appearance of common diseases and tips on troubleshooting
This book achieves the authors’ aim of an introductory text to small animal MRI, and would be a worthwhile purchase for any practice using or considering using an MRI facility
The book includes:
• An overview of the basic principles, explaining exactly how and why MRI works and how images are produced
• Easy-to-understand diagrams to explain the theory of MRI
• Safety procedures
• A Glossary of terms
• Over 100 annotated images of MRI scans to aid diagnosis
• An additional atlas of normal anatomy for MRI interpretation
Written by two pioneering experts in the field with a combined experience of over 20,000 MRI studies of veterinary patients. Suitable for small animal veterinarians and veterinary students.