Determination of Liver, Kidney, and Spleen Volumes by Computed Tomography: An Experimental Study in Dogs


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Abstract

The volume of the dog's liver, kidneys, and spleen were measured by computed tomography (CT) and a water displacement method. Organ volume determination by CT is a rapid, simple procedure that is accurate to ±5% of the organ volume measured by water displacement. Individual measurements were reproducible to within ±3%. Determination of organ volume has potential importance in a variety of clinical situations.

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