The use of ultrasounds are the most safe and effective way to detect bladder stones. Bladder stones are easy to detect with acoustic shadowing, a white bright twinkle effect, and heaviness. Cystotomies are one of the most common procedures to solve bladder stones with one of the lowest mortality and morbidity rates. Kiara, a one year old feline presented with UTI symptoms and was diagnosed with bladder stones. An ultrasound was used and a cystotomy was performed.
Cline, Kirsten, "Use of Ultrasounds and Cystotomies in Diagnosing and Resolving Bladder Stones" (2021). Biology Presentations. 20.
Available to all.
Biology Commons, Other Veterinary Medicine Commons, Small or Companion Animal Medicine Commons
Presented as part of the Ursinus College Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA) held April 22, 2021.
The downloadable file is a poster presentation with audio commentary with a run time of 8:29.