Left-divisional intrahepatic shunt in a dog

The Liver and Portal System

Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia

Porcupine Quills -Shoulder region

Refraction artifact

Reverberation and ring down artifacts

Enhancement artifact

Using a systematic approach when scanning the abdomen

Effective scanning of the abdomen of dogs and cats requires a systematic approach that should be used consistently . This clip describes a standard approach in which all abdominal structures are examined in a specific order and discusses the benefits of intercostal windows. Patient preparation and imaging planes are also discussed.

[narrated video, without sound, 9:55]

Shadowing artifact

Mirror image artifact