Ultrasonography of the liver and kidneys of healthy camels (Camelus dromedarius).

@article{Tharwat2012UltrasonographyOT,
  title={Ultrasonography of the liver and kidneys of healthy camels (Camelus dromedarius).},
  author={Mohamed Tharwat and Fahd Abdullah Al-SOBAYIL and Ahmed El-Said A Ali and S Buczinski},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 12},
  pages={1273-8}
}
This study describes the ultrasonography of the liver and kidneys of healthy camels (Camelus dromedarius). Images of the liver were obtained from the 11th to 5th intercostal spaces (ICSs). The distance between the dorsal liver margin and the midline of the back was shortest (39.1 ± 7.4 cm) at the 11th ICS and increased cranially to 5th ICS. The size of the liver was largest at the 9th ICS and smallest at the 5th ICS. In 6 camels the right kidney was visualized from the 10th and 11th ICSs and… CONTINUE READING