CT Case Review: OSA with Pathalogical fracture and hemothorax

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

6­-year-­old male neutered large mixed breed dog that presented with a history of acute lethargy and labored breathing. Thoracocentesis revealed hemothorax. Image protocol: The patient was imaged in dorsal recumbency. A survey and post­-i.v. contrast CT was performed of the chest. The contrast dose was 1 ml/lb BW of Iohexol (300mg/ml iodine) contrast media; given as a bolus prior to image initiation.

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CT Case Review: OSA with Pathalogical fracture and hemothorax

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 6, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

6­-year-­old male neutered large mixed breed dog that presented with a history of acute lethargy and labored breathing. Thoracocentesis revealed hemothorax. Image protocol: The patient was imaged in dorsal recumbency. A survey and post­-i.v. contrast CT was performed of the chest. The contrast dose was 1 ml/lb BW of Iohexol (300mg/ml iodine) contrast media; given as a bolus prior to image initiation.

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Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, OSA, veterinary CT Scanner, hemothorax, pathological fracture