Tips and tricks for reading radiographs: What’s the problem with this abdomen?

Key Information

CPD Hours: 2 hours

Course Length: Two hours

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • Familiarisation of the normal radiographic anatomy of the canine and feline abdomen
  • Rule of the thumb tips to help assess the abdominal organs
  • Familiarisation of common abnormalities seen in the abdomen of the dog and cat
About this course

Struggling to decide if an abdominal organ is normal or abnormal? Wondering if there is ascites or free gas?

This lecture will help you identify the organs and examine the whole canine and feline abdomen with tips on how to evaluate and provide you with rules of the thumb to assess their size. Examples of common abdominal abnormalities will be shown and discussed.

Why do this course?
To improve your reading skill for abdominal radiographs of the dog and cat, in order to get more information from your studies.

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. Priced at £30 for a 2 hour webinar they are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a certificate for 2 CPD hours. 

Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.

Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).


Head of Diagnostic Imaging, Dick White Referrals
Honorary Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Nottingham University