Year 2020, Volume 67 , Issue 4, Pages 381 - 386 2020-09-01

The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits

Ömer Gürkan DİLEK [1] , Hasan ERDEN [2] , Erkut TURAN [3] , Rosen DIMITROV [4] , Kamelia STAMATOVA-YOVCHEVA [5] , Emine KARAKURUM [6]


Qualitative ultrasonographic images in diagnosing renal parenchymal diseases can be inadequate. The relationship between renal cortical echogenicity and parenchymal disease has been demonstrated in people. However, it is difficult to determine diffuse fat vacuoles and the parenchymal diseases at qualitative renal assessment. Disorders of the renal cortex are frequently seen in rabbits. The aim of this study was to qualitatively and quantitatively evaluate the echogenicity of the renal cortex in clinically healthy rabbits. Fourty-two clinically normal and with no history of renal disease rabbits were used. The each rabbit was investigated by complete blood count, urinalysis and renal biopsy. Renal ultrasonography was performed with a 6.5 MHz probe. For each image, three equally sized regions of interest was detected within the renal cortex. The mean pixel intensity was determined using an 8-bit grayscale, with 256 colour of grey colours. Qualitative echogenicity was evaluated by two observers. Observer 1 evaluated as an isoechoic (36/42) and hyperechoic (6/42). Observer 2 evaluated as an isoechoic (35/42) and hyperechoic (7/42). Quantitatively, the mean pixel intensities analysed for the renal cortex was 59.2±2.23 (range: 28-91). The result of this study indicates that analysis of digitized renal cortical ultrasonographic images from rabbits using the histogram technique can be used to quantitatively determine echogenicity. 

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Subjects Veterinary
Journal Section Research Article
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Orcid: 0000-0002-5717-3928
Author: Ömer Gürkan DİLEK (Primary Author)
Institution: Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6470-0220
Author: Hasan ERDEN
Institution: Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-4037-8297
Author: Erkut TURAN
Institution: Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5308-838X
Author: Rosen DIMITROV
Institution: Trakia University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
Country: Bulgaria


Orcid: 0000-0002-1121-0033
Author: Kamelia STAMATOVA-YOVCHEVA
Institution: Trakia University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
Country: Bulgaria


Orcid: 0000-0003-3324-3271
Author: Emine KARAKURUM
Institution: Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy
Country: Turkey


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Publication Date : September 1, 2020

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APA Di̇lek, Ö , Erden, H , Turan, E , Dımıtrov, R , Stamatova-yovcheva, K , Karakurum, E . (2020). The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits . Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi , 67 (4) , 381-386 . DOI: 10.33988/auvfd.643649
MLA Di̇lek, Ö , Erden, H , Turan, E , Dımıtrov, R , Stamatova-yovcheva, K , Karakurum, E . "The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits" . Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 (2020 ): 381-386 <http://vetjournal.ankara.edu.tr/en/pub/issue/56621/643649>
Chicago Di̇lek, Ö , Erden, H , Turan, E , Dımıtrov, R , Stamatova-yovcheva, K , Karakurum, E . "The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits". Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 (2020 ): 381-386
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ISNAD Di̇lek, Ömer Gürkan , Erden, Hasan , Turan, Erkut , Dımıtrov, Rosen , Stamatova-yovcheva, Kamelia , Karakurum, Emine . "The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits". Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 67 / 4 (September 2020): 381-386 . https://doi.org/10.33988/auvfd.643649
AMA Di̇lek Ö , Erden H , Turan E , Dımıtrov R , Stamatova-yovcheva K , Karakurum E . The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits. Ankara Univ Vet Fak Derg. 2020; 67(4): 381-386.
Vancouver Di̇lek Ö , Erden H , Turan E , Dımıtrov R , Stamatova-yovcheva K , Karakurum E . The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits. Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi. 2020; 67(4): 381-386.
IEEE Ö. Di̇lek , H. Erden , E. Turan , R. Dımıtrov , K. Stamatova-yovcheva and E. Karakurum , "The qualitative and quantitative assessment of the renal cortex of the clinically healthy rabbits", Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 381-386, Sep. 2020, doi:10.33988/auvfd.643649