Ultrasound

Ultrasonography is an efficient, cost-effective, and reliable tool for assessing small animal patients with blunt force trauma.

iStock_000013255150_FullWithin minutes our doctors can quickly scan a patients thoracic (TFAST) and abdominal (FAST) cavities to evaluate the need for immediate surgery or ascetic procedure.  FAST stands for focused assessment with sonography for trauma.  Ultrasonography is an efficient, cost-effective, and reliable tool for assessing small animal patients with blunt force trauma.  This type of emergency situational scan is not intended to replace the need for a full cavity ultrasound.

Should that be required we have the ability to call in an ultra-sonographer although this is a rare need.