Radiography is a good diagnostic modality in that it is noninvasive and provides excellent diagnostic information. However, avian and exotic patients present special challenges in practice. Radiography is no exception. As for other species, maximizing image quality and obtaining diagnostic radiographs in avian and exotic patients depends on proper positioning and radiographic technique.
This lecture will provide the attendee with tips and tricks particular to avian and exotic radiography concerning patient preparation, restraint, positioning, anatomy, technique, and interpretation of radiographic images.