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Journal September 2011 (Vol 33, Issue 9)

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Understanding Abdominal Ultrasonography in Horses: Which Way Is Up? by Michelle Henry Barton , DVM, PhD, DACVIM

1. Which ultrasound transducer would be the best choice for transabdominal imaging of an adult horse?
2. For transabdominal ultrasonography of horses, the position of the ribs dictates that most images are obtained in the __________ plane.
3. Which part of the GI tract of an adult horse has the thickest wall?
4. Which part of the stomach is most readily imaged from the left side of a horse?
5. Which of the following organs is most echogenic?
6. The wall of the small intestine is usually approximately ____ mm thick.
7. Which part of the GI tract of an unsedated horse has the most visible motility?
8. Which luminal structures of the liver have the most echogenic walls?
9. The duodenum can reliably be identified by its proximity to the
10. Which of the following segments of the equine intestinal tract does not contain sacculations?
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