Ultrasound of 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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