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After surgery, your pet may need a special tube placed under the skin called a drain. The most common reason to need a drain is having an abscess (a pocket of pus), such as following bite wounds or other injuries. There are several different types of drains with some that just look like small rubber tubes or others that resemble small plastic grenades. Drains are very helpful to remove fluid from the surgical area to promote healing and recovery, and to reduce the chance of infection. Eventually, the amount of fluid produce by the wound should become small enough that the body can reabsorb it on its own, and the drain can be removed.

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Diagnostic Imaging

We have a full complement of technologically-advanced imaging systems, allowing us to provide the most complete and comprehensive imaging for anatomy and function available. This enables our veterinary specialists to perform diagnostics quickly and accurately on pets so that treatments may begin without delay.

Our Diagnostic Imaging Services

Abdominal Ultrasonography-Abdominocentesis and Cystocentesis
Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology Overview
Computed Tomography (CT scanning)
Interventional Radiology

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