Be aware and take care: What can CT tell you and what can it not?
CT has become widely available in veterinary practice, in house or on a referral basis. Does every patient need a CT exam to conclude a diagnosis? What can the CT exam tell us and where are we able or better off using other diagnostic techniques? This presentation will demonstrate the usefulness of CT in the veterinary patient and outline its limitations.
- - Be able to discuss when to refer for CT exam or to consider conducting a CT exam in house.
- - Understand the importance of the clinical history provided in choosing or deciding against a CT exam
- - Identify the limitations of CT exams in veterinary patients