Comparison of Thermographic Imaging and Other Diagnostic Techniques in Diagnosis of Cattle with Laminitis


Arican M., Hatipoglu F., EROL H. , Kanat O., Yavuz O., Parlak K., ...More

ACTA SCIENTIAE VETERINARIAE, vol.46, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.22456/1679-9216.85939
  • Title of Journal : ACTA SCIENTIAE VETERINARIAE

Abstract

Background: Lameness results in major economic losses on dairy farms. The proportion of lameness in cows are between 4-55%, the origin of 90% lameness are caused by foot diseases. Hoof abnormalities such as laminitis are major contributors to lameness. Aim of the study, compared with thermographic imaging (IRT) and radiographic, magnetic resonans (MR), computer tomography (CT), histopathological analysis on the diagnosis of laminitis.