Animal Health Center of Salisbury

59 Lafayette Rd.
Salisbury, MA 01952

(978)462-7953

www.ahcofsalisbury.com

 

RADIOLOGY & ULTRASOUND

 

Radiology - Ultrasound- Animal Health Center of Salisbury - Salisbury, MA

Radiology & Ultrasound

In an effort to provide your pet with superior medical care, we perform diagnostic imaging services to supplement prognosis. Medical imaging employs the use of machinery to give photographic representation of abnormalities or injuries. In performing diagnostic imaging, our veterinarian can provide safe, accurate diagnosis and promptly treat the problem.

Reasons for diagnostic imaging: 

  • Assess facial swelling and dental problems. 
  • Detect possible bladder infections.
  • Determine the location of broken bones or bone fractures.
  • Evaluate the status of a pet’s pregnancy.
  • Help identify if a pet has heart disease.
  • Help obtain a biopsy sample.
  • Locate foreign bodies that a pet might have swallowed.

Types of diagnostic imaging

CT Scan - CT scans provide 3D digital images that give the veterinarian a better view of soft tissues. When compared to other forms of imaging, CT scans depict more precise details.

Digital X-rays - Radiographs (X-rays) are usually the first test administered to evaluate your pet. Our office utilizes digital X-rays because they are more accurate and display a higher contrast. Because of their accuracy, technicians are able to take fewer images resulting in less pet discomfort. Digital X-rays also project less radiation than traditional X-rays, which allows your pet to avoid unnecessary exposure.

Ultrasound - Ultrasounds are another form of 3D imaging. This diagnostic is perfect for pets in sensitive situations (e.g. pregnancy), pets that might be suffering immense pain, or pets who are partially immobile. Ultrasounds are very gentle and are typically used to examine the abdominal region.


Our Services

Wellness Care for Canines

Wellness Care for Felines

Surgical Services

Pharmacy

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