Pet X-Rays & Ultrasound in Oxford
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X-rays and ultrasounds are two forms of diagnostic imaging that allow our veterinarians to assess your pet’s health, diagnose conditions, and enact effective treatment methods. We perform x-rays and ultrasounds for pets in Oxford, maintaining a sharp focus on patient comfort and wellbeing.
Schedule an appointment for your pet today by calling (610) 400-8785.
Radiography is a valuable diagnostic tool in veterinary medicine. As we continually strive to offer the highest quality medicine and diagnostic testing, we are pleased to offer radiology services as a means of providing excellent care to our patients.
A radiograph (sometimes called an x-ray) is a type of photograph that can look inside the body and reveal information that may not be discernible from the outside.
Radiographs are effective in evaluating bones as well as the size, shape, and position of many of the body’s organs. The size of organs is important because some medical conditions—such as kidney, heart, or liver disease—can alter the size of these organs. The shape and position of organs can be altered or distorted by certain medical conditions, including intestinal blockage or cancer. Tumors, depending on their size and location, can also sometimes be detected using radiography. Radiography can also be used to diagnose bladder stones, broken bones, chronic arthritis, certain spinal cord diseases, and a variety of other conditions.
Radiography is painless, safe, and completely non-invasive, using only very low doses of radiation. Because the level of radiation exposure needed to perform radiography is very low, even pregnant female animals and very young pets can undergo radiography.
Radiographs are an important tool that can help us make a correct diagnosis for your pet. Our pet radiology services in Oxford are performed by caring, skilled professionals who provide state-of-the-art care with compassion.
Ultrasonography is a type of diagnostic technique known as an imaging study. This means that when a doctor performs ultrasonography (sometimes called an ultrasound study), he or she can see pictures of parts of the patient’s body.
Ultrasound may be used to diagnose:
- Pericardial effusion
- Diseases affecting soft tissue organs such as kidney, liver, bladder, and heart
If you would like to schedule an appointment for your pet, call Keystone Animal Hospital at (610) 400-8785 today.