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Pete Mantis

Ultrasound of the pancreas: How to find it and what you can see

Pete Mantis DVM, DipECVDI, FHEA, MRCVS

2.15 pm on the 21st September

In this lecture we’ll discuss the technique to identify the pancreas in dogs and cats, including positioning of the transducer and anatomic landmarks, the normal appearance of the organ and variations from the normal appearance and how we interpret them. Examples of normal pancreas and of various abnormalities will be shown and explained.

Everything you wanted to know about interpreting thoracic radiographs but were afraid to ask

4.30 pm on the 21st September

In this lecture we’ll discuss how to go about reading thoracic radiographs and creating your own reading technique. The normal radiographic anatomy, common radiographic abnormalities seen in the thorax and how to identify them along with thoracic case examples from diseased dogs and cats will be discussed.

Bio: Pete Mantis DVM, DipECVDI, FHEA, MRCVS

Panagiotis (Pete) Mantis graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He completed his Diagnostic Imaging Residency at the Royal Veterinary College. Pete worked in first opinion practices and referral hospitals in London and for a year at the Swedish Agricultural University in Uppsala as staff clinician in diagnostic imaging. In 2000 he moved to the Royal Veterinary College in London. He became Senior Lecturer in Radiology and remained at the RVC until joining Dick White Referrals in May 2017 where he is currently consultant radiologist. Pete is a European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is a regular author, speaker and CPD tutor on small animal radiology, ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and he has authored the book “Practical small animal ultrasonography. Abdomen”.