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Ultrasound: The Acute Abdomen

This free Veterinary Webinar is produced by London Vet Specialists with Dr Ian David Jones BVetMed, MVetMed, CertVDI, DipECVDI, PhD, MRCVS. The webinar recording begins with a brief overview of the AFAST examination including splitting the abdomen into four regions and grading abdominal fluid. Dr Jones then moves on to discussing how to image the following structures:

  • Peritoneal/Retroperitoneal Space
  • Stomach
  • Small Intestine
  • Pancreas
  • Liver
  • Prostate
The appearance of the following problems on ultrasound are discussed:
  • Pneumoperitoneum
  • Peritoneal effusion
  • Peritonitis
  • Gastric ulceration
  • Foreign bodies
  • Intussusception
  • Pancreatitis
  • Mucocoeles
  • Prostate abscesses

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