Our digital radiology department is equipped with advanced technology, allowing us to obtain high-quality diagnostic images quickly and accurately. This helps us make precise diagnoses and then develop an appropriate treatment plan that fits your pet’s condition.
Our Digital Radiology Services Include the Following:
- Digital X-ray Imaging: We use digital radiography to capture X-ray images of your pet’s body using a specialized digital sensor. This technology provides numerous advantages over traditional film-based X-rays. It offers improved image quality, faster image acquisition, and the ability to enhance, manipulate, and magnify images for better visualization.
- Quick and Accurate Results: We can obtain results within seconds with digital radiography. This allows for immediate evaluation and interpretation, leading to faster diagnosis and treatment. It also reduces the need for retakes, minimizing stress on your pet and decreasing the overall procedure time.
- Comprehensive Diagnostic Capabilities: Our digital radiology services cover various diagnostic imaging needs. We can capture detailed images of the chest cavity, abdomen, bones, joints, and other areas of concern. This allows us to identify fractures, assess organ health, detect tumors, evaluate the condition of internal organs, and diagnose various medical conditions.
- Enhanced Image Quality: Digital radiography provides superior image quality compared to traditional X-rays. The high resolution and clarity allow our veterinarians to identify subtle abnormalities, such as fractures, foreign bodies, or soft tissue changes. The improved image quality aids in accurate diagnosis and helps us determine your pet’s most appropriate treatment plan.
- Easy Image Sharing and Storage: Digital radiology images can be easily stored, archived, and retrieved electronically. This eliminates the need for physical film storage and allows us to maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible digital database of your pet’s medical records. Furthermore, digital images can be easily shared with specialists or referral hospitals if necessary, enabling collaboration and ensuring the best possible care for your pet.
- Minimized Radiation Exposure: Digital radiography uses advanced technology that significantly reduces radiation exposure compared to traditional X-ray techniques. This ensures your pet’s safety during the imaging process, minimizing any potential risks associated with radiation.
- Veterinary Expertise: Our experienced veterinarians have extensive knowledge and expertise in interpreting digital radiology images. They carefully analyze the images, looking for any abnormalities or signs of disease. They will discuss the results with you, answer your questions, explain the diagnosis thoroughly, and recommend the appropriate treatment options based on their findings.
At Hillside Veterinary Associates, we are dedicated to utilizing the latest advancements in digital radiology technology to provide your pets with the highest standard of care. Our digital radiology services enable us to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions promptly and accurately. You can trust us to provide your pet with exceptional imaging services, ensuring their health and well-being.