Tuesday, January 24, 2017
BCF donate ultrasound scanner to vet Janey Lowes and Sri Lanka charity Creating a new veterinary imaging suite at Vets Now Manchester
Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) is one of a number of respiratory diseases prevalent in the UK sheep population. It is a disease that can cause significant annual losses to flocks; sometimes 4-5%, but more commonly 1-2% per year.
Ultrasound equipment carried for routine repro work (equine or bovine) can have many other applications; ovine transthoracic ultrasonography being one of them.
This article has been developed to give an overview of OPA and how ultrasound can be used to help diagnose OPA.