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CT scanner: toy or tool?
  1. Pip Boydell

    Pip Boydell qualified from London in 1984 and spent two years at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and one year in a referral practice in London before completing a residency in ophthalmology at the Royal Veterinary College. He is a cofounder of a large referral practice in Manchester.

  2. David Crossley

    David Crossley qualified from London in 1978. While in practice he became a fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and he now works in referral practice, specialising in dentistry and oronasal surgery. He is currently working towards a PhD on dental disease in chinchillas.


TO date, the 'toy or tool?' series has focused on a variety of items of equipment routinely used in veterinary practice. In this article, Pip Boydell and David Crossley present a cost:benefit analysis of a rather more specialist piece of equipment - a computed tomography scanner - which they have been using in their practice over the past two years.

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