Veterinary diagnostic imaging is used to discover internal disease or injury. Radiographs, or X-rays, use electromagnetic radiation directed towards the body to highlight objects within.
Why Would My Pet Need Radiology Services?
They can detect abnormalities including skeletal fractures, soft tissue damage, foreign bodies and dental disease.
Radiology Services Performed at Cape Veterinary Clinic:
- Computed Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI)
What to Expect
Orthopedic radiographs and contrast studies require the patient remain completely still to work correctly, necessitating sedation in most cases. Some specialized procedures may require anesthesia. The duration of sedation or anesthesia is usually short and patient recovery is swift.