Examinations and procedures

  • Thoracic (chest), abdominal, and musculoskeletal radiographs (x-rays) for small and large animals.
  • Radiographs for submission to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA).
  • Contrast studies
    • Gastrointestinal barium studies to evaluate the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine
    • Urinary iodine studies such as excretory urography for kidney and ureter evaluation, cystography for bladder evaluation, and urethrography for evaluation of the urethra
    • Myelography for evaluation of the spinal cord
  • Fluoroscopy for real-time evaluation of the esophagus, trachea, and more
  • Ultrasound
    • Abdomen
    • Thorax, including echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart)
    • Musculoskeletal, including tendons and ligaments
    • Eyes
    • Ultrasound guided aspirates and biopsies
  • Computed tomography (CT) for evaluation of diseases of the skull, nose, spine, limbs, ears, thorax, and abdomen
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for evaluation of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system.
  • Consultation for referring veterinarians