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Olga Travetti

European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Olga Travetti -  European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Olga Travetti DVM PhD DipECVDI MRCVS European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Olga graduated in Milan, Italy, in 2003, with a thesis about Gadolinium, a Magnetic Resonance contrast medium. She continued pursuing her interest in imaging at the University of Milan, where in 2006, she obtained a PhD about the CT aspects of Feline Injection-Site Sarcomas. She then joined theCT and MRI team of the imaging department of the faculty of Milan until 2010, when she started a residency in diagnostic imaging in Ghent, Belgium. She became an ECVDI Diplomate in 2014. She moved to the UK to join Pride Veterinary Referrals in January 2020.

Olga loves all aspects of her job, particularly neuroimaging and interventional radiology; she is author and co-author of several articles in peer-reviewed international veterinary journals and has spoken in European imaging congresses.


Travetti O, White C, Labruyère J, Dunning M. Variation in the MRI appearance of the canine pituitary gland. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2021 Mar;62(2):199-209.

Posporis, C., Grau-Roma, L., Travetti, O., Oliveira, M., Polledo, L. and Wessmann, A., 2017. Meningeal carcinomatosis and spinal cord infiltration caused by a locally invasive pulmonary adenocarcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 3(2), p.2055116917742812.

Cantatore, M., Ferrari, R., Boracchi, P., Gobbetti, M., Travetti, O., Ravasio, G., Giudice, C., Di Giancamillo, M., Grieco, V. and Stefanello, D., 2014. Factors influencing wound healing complications after wide excision of injection site sarcomas of the trunk of cats. Veterinary surgery, 43(7), pp.783-790.

Banco, B., Grieco, V., Di Giancamillo, M., Greci, V., Travetti, O., Martino, P., Mortellaro, C.M. and Giudice, C., 2014. Canine aural cholesteatoma: a histological and immunohistochemical study. The Veterinary Journal, 200(3), pp.440-445.

Travetti, O., di Giancamillo, M., Stefanello, D., Ferrari, R., Giudice, C., Grieco, V. and Saunders, J.H., 2013. Computed tomography characteristics of fibrosarcoma—a histological subtype of feline injection-site sarcoma. Journal of feline medicine and surgery, 15(6), pp.488-493.

Seiler, G.S., Brown, J.C., Reetz, J.A., Taeymans, O., Bucknoff, M., Rossi, F., Ohlerth, S., Alder, D., Rademacher, N., Drost, W.T. and Pollard, R.E., 2013. Safety of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in dogs and cats: 488 cases (2002–2011). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 242(9), pp.1255-1259.

Pey, P., Daminet, S., Smets, P.M., Duchateau, L., Travetti, O. and Saunders, J.H., 2012. Effect of glucocorticoid administration on adrenal gland size and sonographic appearance in beagle dogs. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 53(2), pp.204-209.

Greci, V., Travetti, O., Di Giancamillo, M., Lombardo, R., Giudice, C., Banco, B. and Mortellaro, C.M., 2011. Middle ear cholesteatoma in 11 dogs. The Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(6), p.631.

Travetti, O., Giudice, C., Greci, V., Lombardo, R., MORTELLARO, C. and Di Giancamillo, M., 2010. Computed tomography features of middle ear cholesteatoma in dogs. Veterinary radiology & ultrasound, 51(4), pp.374-379.

Giudice, C., Stefanello, D., Sala, M., Cantatore, M., Russo, F., Romussi, S., Travetti, O., Di Giancamillo, M. and Grieco, V., 2010. Feline injection-site sarcoma: recurrence, tumour grading and surgical margin status evaluated using the three-dimensional histological technique. The Veterinary Journal, 186(1), pp.84-88.

Vigani, A., Giordano, A. and Travetti, O., 2009. Uncommon mediastinal cyst-like manifestation of feline infectious peritonitis. Veterinary Record, 165(8), pp.239-241.

Zani, D.D., De Zani, D., Biggi, M., Scandella, M., Travetti, O. and Di Giancamillo, M., 2009. Use of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of bone marrow edema in the equine distal limb: six cases. Veterinary research communications, 33(1), pp.225-228.

Barachetti, L., Mortellaro, C.M., Di Giancamillo, M., Giudice, C., Martino, P., Travetti, O. and Miller, P.E., 2009. Bilateral orbital and nasal aspergillosis in a cat. Veterinary ophthalmology, 12(3), pp.176-182.

Botazzoli, A.F., Ferraresi, F., Travetti, O., Martini, F.M., Mortellaro, C.M. and Di Giancamillo, M., 2008. Elbow dysplasia and lesions of the medial coronoid process: correlation between tomographic and arthroscopic findings in thirty cases. Veterinary research communications, 32(1), pp.247-249.

Cattaneo C, Marinelli E, Di Giancamillo A, Di Giancamillo M, Travetti O, Vigano' L, Poppa P, Porta D, Gentilomo A, Grandi M. Sensitivity of autopsy and radiological examination in detecting bone fractures in an animal model: implications for the assessment of fatal child physical abuse. Forensic Sci Int. 2006 Dec 20;164(2-3):131-7.