Comparative evaluation of the ventricles in the Yorkshire Terrier and the German Shepherd dog using low-field MRI.

@article{EsteveRatsch2001ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative evaluation of the ventricles in the Yorkshire Terrier and the German Shepherd dog using low-field MRI.},
  author={B Esteve-Ratsch and Sibylle Maria Kneissl and Christine Gabler},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={410-3}
}
MR images provide for the exact assessment of the brain, including ventricular size. Still inter- and intrabreed comparison of ventricle size is difficult due to the varying anatomies in dogs. To compare the ventricle area of different sized breeds, 25 dogs (13 Yorkshire Terriers and 12 German Shepard dogs) were reviewed, retrospectively. Hemisphere and ventricle of each side were outlined manually three times. All measurements were averaged and their percentage (ventricle area by hemisphere… CONTINUE READING