Prevalence of gallbladder sludge in dogs as assessed by ultrasonography.

  title={Prevalence of gallbladder sludge in dogs as assessed by ultrasonography.},
  author={Catharina Br{\"o}mel and Paul Y Barthez and Ren{\'e}e L{\'e}veill{\'e} and Peter V. Scrivani},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  volume={39 3},
Ultrasonography of the gallbladder was performed in 3 groups of dogs: 30 clinically healthy dogs, 50 dogs with hepatobiliary disease, and 50 dogs with diseases other than hepatobiliary disease. The gallbladder was evaluated for the presence of sludge (echogenic material without acoustic shadowing). Maximal gallbladder length, width, height, and area were… CONTINUE READING