The Mummy

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, Apr 30, 2019 @ 07:54 AM

Image: IBEX® EVO® + L7HD, in a Holstein cow

Mummification in bovine fetuses has an incidence of less than 2%. It occurs when there is fetal death for any number of reasons (Trichomoniasis and BVD infections have been specifically implicated as causes), but the CL is retained, the cervix stays closed, and there is no bacteria or oxygen present in the uterus to cause maceration. 

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How Does Ultrasound Work?

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 02:58 PM

If you’re new to ultrasound, an image may look like nothing more than a swirling array of grey tones on the screen.  Interpretation requires an understanding of anatomy and physiology, but also of how ultrasound technology functions.

Consider the sonar produced by a bat in flight. The bat emits high frequency sounds, which then bounce off of objects in its proximity and return to the bat. The animal uses the strength, direction, and timing of the returning sound to determine where those objects are and to avoid a collision.

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Favorite Ibex Portable Bovine Ultrasound Images

By Mia Varra on Wed, Aug 11, 2010 @ 03:40 PM

The staff at E.I. Medical Imaging has selected their top picks and favorite Ibex bovine ultrasound images this month. In the staff selections below you will see bovine ultrasound images at all different stages of pregnancy as well as bovine ovary images, cysts, CL (corpus Luteum), twins and more. Submit your best Ibex bovine images and maybe your image will be selected next month. Good luck.

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