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Following assessment of an organ and the surrounding structures, ultrasound imaging is used to guide needle placement into a selected tissue or cavity. A sample of tissue or fluid may be drawn through the needle as an aspirate to analyze the cells or other contents of the sample (cytology and microbiology). A larger needle may be used to retrieve a small piece of solid tissue for a core-biopsy to analyze the architecture of the tissue (histopathology). Ultrasound guidance is commonly used to removing fluid from the chest cavity (thoracocentesis) and abdominal cavity (abdominocentesis).
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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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