LA2: Dx Imaging (Nuclear Scintigraphy)
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What does Nuclear scintigraphy locate?
metabolic activity of bone associated with inflammation or trauma
What radiographic isotope is attached to Methylene diphophonate salt in nuclear scintigraphy?
What binds to the bone is nuclear scintigraphy?
In nuclear scintigraphy the gamma camera detects gamma rays and creates a _ image not a _ image.
- not physical
What 3 things are kept in mind with radioactive substances used for nuclear scintigraphy?DUQ
- double glove and avoid contact
- urine and feces disposal
- quarantine animal for 3 days
What are the 3 phases of nuclear scintigraphy?VSB
How long does the vascular phase last?
How long does the bone phase last?
What imaging technique is not reliable and detects hot spots/inflammation in soft tissues?
What kind of radiation is used in thermography?
What can lead to false positives with thermography?wbbms
- bug bites
- shaving hair
Ultrsound is mainly used for what?
How many MHz does the US transducer have?
US is useful and easy is evaluating what tissue?
Uses of US in equine:RTAM
- reproductive management
- thoracic and cardiac evaluations
- abdominal evaluation
- musculoskelatal structures
- white areas
- solid tissue
- grey areas
- muscle blood
- loose tissues
In endoscopy when is the scope used to analyze laryngeal paralysis, infx, epitaxis, and resp dz?
scope at rest and during exercise
The guttural pouch does what?CHI
- cools the carotids
- holds 300-500ml
- infx site
Name 2 other primary uses of endoscopy in the equine? GU
- gastrointestinal tract disorders
- urinary tract disorders
MRI and CT is used to ID
- bone inflam
- soft tissue leasion
MRI uses a 0.25 _ magnet (always on)
Is general anesthesia required for a MRI?
CT is also particulary good for examing what tissue?
What advantage does CT have over other images?
What would you like to do?
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