Pet CT & MRI Provides Animal CT Scanning Services from our Dublin-Based Specialist Veterinary Hospital
Pet CT Scanning
Unlike MRI scanning, which uses magnetism to produce an image of the patient, CT scanning uses X-Ray technology to offer a highly accurate and reliable image of the body.
Pet CT imaging is a fantastic way of diagnosing and identifying issues related to the any system including general skeletal imaging, fracture identification, angular limb deformities, thoracic issues such as pulmonary parenchyma, abdominal diseaes and more. CT scanning in Pet CT & MRI is suitable for the diagnostics of cats & dogs.
Here at Pet CT & MRI we offer professional pet CT scanning services for all small animals. As well as accepting veterinary referrals, we accept pet owner bookings and operate on an appointment-only basis. By using CT scan technology, we can get a more accurate image of the issue at hand to aid in better diagnosis, treatment plans, and ultimately, medical outcomes for your beloved companion animal.
Need to book a CT scan in our Specialist Veterinary Hospital? Get in touch today
CT Scanning Suitable For The Diagnosis and Treatment of:
Fractures & Breaks
Issues With Joints
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Pet CT Scans: All Your Questions Answered
In tandem with advancements in human healthcare, pet care has also undergone significant evolution and expansion in recent decades. Today, our cherished animal companions have access to a wide range of cutting-edge scanning, treatment, and diagnostic technologies, many of which mirror those available to humans. Within this spectrum of veterinary diagnostics, CT scans stand out as one of the most valuable and effective techniques. In this blog, we endeavour to answer some of your most pressing questions.
Signs That Your Pet Needs A CT Scan
As caregivers to our beloved pets, we are steadfast in our commitment to safeguarding the well-being of our four-legged friends. Just as humans, dogs and cats can encounter health challenges that require using state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. In this blog we outline some of the signs to look our for.
What To Expect During A CT Or MRI Scan For Your Pet
The advent of MRI and CT scans has revolutionised veterinary care, offering a transformative impact. These non-invasive procedures allow for an incredibly detailed view of internal structures, empowering veterinarians to make precise diagnoses and formulate highly effective treatment plans.
Pet CT Scanning FAQ
What’s the difference between a CT scan and an X-Ray?
The main difference between a CT scan and a standard X-Ray is that a CT scan will give a far more detailed image of the patient which leads to more accurate diagnosis and treatment options.
Is a CT scan cheaper than an MRI?
Yes. Due to the nature of the machinery used, a CT scan is cheaper than an MRI scan. This being said, however, both are used for different things and either could be recommended depending on the issue at hand.
How long does a CT scan take?
A CT scan only takes about 1 - 2 hours to perform but could take up to an hour to process and piece together afterward. The image analysis takes 72 hours at least. If you’re worried about the timing of a CT scan, get in touch with our veterinary team today.