Monday, June 2, 2014

A Quick Look at the Benefits of Having a CT

As we’ve discussed in Pt. 1, The Benefits of CT Over X-Ray, and in Pt. 2, So What is CT Anyway, obviously, CT is much more efficient and accurate when compared to X-ray (or Ultrasound) and delivers conclusive results; often showing diagnosis that X-ray (and Ultrasound) have “missed”.

We also established that CT is one of the most reliable and dependable imaging options available today, and that it’s a non-invasive procedure, which delivers fast results to expedite treatment. Rapid results and minimal risk for your pet is a true win win scenario that will bringing you some piece of mind during your pets trying times.

Let’s take a closer look.

With all of the great and positive things that CT can do in adding in the treatment of our pet, here are a few key health risks that CT can aid in the diagnosis of:
  • Brain tumors
  • Nasal obstructions
  • Temporal Mandibular Joint Disease (TMJ)
  • Bony Static Stenosis
  • Neoplasia
  • Joint Abnormalities
  • METS (See example of METS missed on X-ray)


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