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Services > Imaging

Ultrasound is an important diagnostic modality with wide ranging applications.

  • Internal medical examinations
  • Assess ill neonates
  • Pregnancy examinations and monitor the fetus in high risk pregnancies
  • Image the abdomen and thorax
  • Perform echocardiograms of the equine heart
  • Examinations of the tendons, ligaments and joint lesions in lameness

Radiography

  • Portable digital radiography for detection of orthopedic lesions
  • Survey radiographs for prepurchase examinations and repository series for sales horses.
  • Radiographs of the head and neck

Thermography

  • Thermography is the science of measuring the body surface temperature to gain information about processes beneath the skin.  This noninvasive procedure can detect differences as small as 0.1 degree Fahrenheit.
  • Detection of inflammation such as limb soreness
  • Detection of sinus infections
  • Saddle fit

Endoscopy

  • A flexible endoscope can be inserted in the upper airway, the stomach or the uterus in the standing horse.
  • Assessing the function of the upper airways for conditions such as “roarers”
  • Respiratory examination for racehorse/sales prospects
  • Looking for sources of infection in the airway including the lungs
  • Determining abnormalities of the uterus.
  • Diagnosing gastric ulcers and other disease of the stomach
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