Reproduction and ultrasound examination in cattle
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Reproduction and ultrasound examination in cattle

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After the success of the first edition of the book “The oestrous cycle of the cow, photographic diagnosis”, which includes a detailed comparison of the uterine and ovarian structures in all the phases of cycle, the author has added ultrasound scans. He makes the interpretation of these diagnostic tests easier thanks to Rights available. real images observed on ultrasound examination.

1. Importance of the use of ultrasonography in dairy cattle Economic aspects Technical aspects Uterus Foetus Ovaries 2. Ultrasound technology Principles of ultrasound technology What is ultrasound? What is a sound wave? What is a wave? Characteristics of waves How are they propagated? Practical application of the technology Practical definition How is ultrasound produced? How is it emitted? Interpretation of the result of wavetissue interaction Acoustic impedance Attenuation The ultrasound scanner Structure of the ultrasound scanner Types of transducers or probes Ultrasound scanning modes Ultrasound gel Scanner controls Appearance of artefacts Acoustic shadowing Posterior enhancement Edge shadowing 3. The oestrous cycle Introduction Follicular waves Recognition of structures Examination procedure Recognition of ovarian structures Recognition of uterine structures Overall assessment of the cycle Recognition of structures Series of images for recognition of structures 4. Periodic examination and ultrasonography. Practical use Periodic ultrasound examination Routine procedures Postpartum examination/involution/infection (- days postpartum) Examination of the uterus, development of follicular waves and days open (- days) Detection of pregnancy (- days to days) Confirmation of pregnancy and foetal sexing (- days) Interpretation of the different ultrasound sections Transverse plane Horizontal plane Sagittal plane Foetal measurements Other non-routine uses of ultrasonography Embryo transfer 5. Ultrasonography and pathological conditions Pathological conditions of the uterus Endometritis Pyometra Mucometra Embryo resorption Pathological conditions of the ovaries Ovarian cysts Follicular cysts Luteal cysts Anoestrus 6. Bibliography 
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Manuel Ángel Fernández Sánchez
  • Año de edición 2013
  • Nº Páginas 104
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 22 X 28

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