Veterinarians have come to rely on a variety of diagnostic tools. Just like you’ve seen in human medicine, we use blood tests, urinalysis, radiographs, CT scans, MRI, and so much more. Ultrasound, specifically, has become very useful to us, because it’s a non-invasive way to get a very quick and accurate “peek” into our patients’ overall health. Tools like this make all the difference in veterinary medicine. After all, our patients can’t speak to us, and we should take advantage of every opportunity we have to gather information that will help us restore your pet’s health. Below are some of the most common uses for veterinary ultrasound.
Common Uses for Veterinary Ultrasound
Ultrasound in veterinary medicine can be used to diagnose a wide variety of conditions, including:
- Pericardial Effusion
- Bladder Stones
- Gastrointestinal Foreign Body
…and so much more.
Ultrasound is also useful in specimen collection, such as with urine collection and biopsies that use a fine needle aspirate technique. Echocardiograms use ultrasound to examine the heart. There are just so many ways that this valuable diagnostic tool helps us better care for your pet.
Veterinary Ultrasound in Haines City, Florida
To learn more about our hospital, our team, or our wide array of diagnostic and therapeutic services, contact us today at 863-421-2338. We offer a convenient drop-off service beginning at 7:30 am, and our appointment hours are designed to meet the needs of even the busiest schedules.