Radiology at Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital
Our veterinary clinic in West Des Moines offers radiology services for your pet.
When it comes to accurately diagnosing and treating your pet after he or she has experienced an injury or illness, you can count on our veterinary team to have the latest diagnostic equipment, including digital imaging devices.
Injuries and Ailments Diagnosed via Radiology
Digital imaging is used to diagnose a variety of conditions and ailments in pets. Common conditions diagnosed include broken bones, joint problems, tumors, brain abnormalities and problems with the internal organs, including the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys and bladder.
The common term for a radiograph is an x-ray. These images can help diagnose problems and conditions with the bones and joints, such as broken bones, swelling in the joints and other types of bone abnormalities. X-rays can also be used to diagnose problems with the internal organs, like the heart, lungs, spleen, liver and kidneys.
It may be determined that your pet may require more advanced 3-D imaging to diagnose or treat their condition. Pets needing more advanced imagine will be referred to one of the local specialty hospitals for consultation with a board certified doctor and necessary imaging.
If you have any questions or concerns about your pet’s health and his or her diagnosis, we would be happy to answer them and provide you with guidance in order to help make them comfortable during the healing process.