Diagnostic imaging for linear foreign bodies in cats - Veterinary Medicine
Medicine Center
DVM Veterinary Medicine Featuring Information from:


Diagnostic imaging for linear foreign bodies in cats
These clinicians focus on their diagnostic evaluation of a cat with vomiting and abdominal pain due to a linear foreign body. Find out which imaging techniques will best help you identify these common gastrointestinal foreign bodies in your patients.


8. Ticer JW. The abdomen. In: Ticer JW, ed. Radiographic technique in veterinary practice. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Co, 1984;312-325.

9. Armbrust LJ, Biller DS, Hoskinson JJ. Case examples demonstrating the clinical utility of obtaining both right and left lateral abdominal radiographs in small animals. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2000;36:531-536.

10. Root CR. Interpretation of abdominal survey radiographs. Vet Clin North Am 1974;4:763-803.

11. Armbrust LJ, Biller DS, Hoskinson JJ. Compression radiography: An old technique revisited. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2000;36:537-541.

12. Farrow CS. Abdominal compression radiography in the dog and cat. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1978;14:337-342.

13. Carrig CB, Mostosky UV. The use of compression in abdominal radiography of the dog and cat. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1976;17:178-181.

14. Mahaffey MB, Barber DL. The stomach. In: Thrall DE, ed. Textbook of veterinary diagnostic radiology. 4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Co, 2002;615-638.

15. Wallack ST. Handbook of veterinary contrast radiography. Solana Beach, Calif: San Diego Veterinary Imaging Inc, 2003;1-27.

16. Williams J, Biller D, Miyabayashi T, et al. Evaluation of iohexol as a gastrointestinal contrast medium in normal cats. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 1993;34:310.

17. Moon ML, Biller DS, Armbrust LJ. Ultrasonographic appearance and etiology of corrugated small intestine. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2003;44:199-203.

18. Lamb CR. Recent developments in diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal tract of the dog and cat. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 1999;29:307-342.

19. Tidwell AS, Penninck DG. Ultrasonography of gastrointestinal foreign bodies. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 1992;33:160-169.

20. Tyrrell D, Beck C. Survey of the use of radiography vs. ultrasonography in the investigation of gastrointestinal foreign bodies in small animals. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2006;47:404-408.

21. Boysen SR, Tidwell AS, Penninck DG. Ultrasonographic findings in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal perforation. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2003;44:556-564.


Click here