This state of the art technology helps our team of skills specialists and veterinary practitioners to diagnose a variety of conditions through optimum imaging of the head, neck, chest abdomen and pelvis.
North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre have access to a 64 slice CT Scanner.
This state of the art techology helps our team of skills specialists and veterinary practitioners to diagnose a variety of conditions through optimum imaging of the head, neck, chest abdomen and pelvis. CT angiography is also provided, including of the brain, neck, thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta and branches (renal and mesenteric vessels), upper and lower limbs.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), is a very good means of obtaining fine detail and highly diagnostic images of a patient without the use of X-rays or any other form of ionising radiation.
Instead it uses a very powerful magnet and radio waves with similar frequencies to those used by commercial FM radio stations. North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre are fortunately to have access to the latest MRI technology, a wide-bore, 1.5 Tesla MRI. This provides exceptional imaging and it highly valuable diagnostic tool.
Fluoroscopy is a non-invasive imaging modality that uses x-rays to produce a real time moving image.
North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre have a brand new digital Fluoroscopy which allows our team to capture, monitor, replay, and manipulate video of a specific part of the body while it is in motion.
Our fluoroscopy unit is a C-arm (mobile unit) which allows our board certified specialists to utilize the machine while in the surgical suite.
Traditionally more invasive surgical options may have been required without the assistance of fluoroscopy. This technology gives NCVS the capability to provide patients with the most current advancements in veterinary medicine in addition to the development of new and less invasive treatments for current diseases processes.