Pet Ultrasonography and Interpretation for Echocardiograms and Abdominal Ultrasonography in Baytown, TX 

Baytown Animal Hospital is proud to offer advanced, affordable diagnostic imaging options for pets that are excellent, non-invasive alternatives to using surgery as a diagnostic tool.  Our ultrasonography service also includes a board-certified interpretation for echocardiograms and abdominal ultrasonography. If your pet is in need of ulstrasonography services, contact Baytown Animal Hospital today and schedule your appointment.

What Is An Ultrasound?

Ultrasonography is a diagnostic imaging technique used to image an internal body structure or a developing fetus. An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to visualize objects between layers of mass. The sound waves are broadcasted, and the timing and frequency shift of their echoes are analyzed to produce an image or map of the phenomena or objects under investigation. Not only does it help visualize various structures inside your pet’s body, but it is also a great way to obtain biopsy samples.

What Are Ultrasounds Used For?

An ultrasound can help veterinarians diagnose any underlying conditions your pet may have, and are usually the first step in determining the proper treatment plan that will lead your pet to recovery. It’s a vital tool used to examine the structure of your pet’s organs in order to discover and identify any blockages, tumors, or different problems your pet might be suffering from. Ultrasounds allow us to distinguish soft tissue masses from foreign bodies or fluids in an easier, more effective way. 

Reasons Why Your Pet May Need An Ultrasound

  • Required Examination Of Soft Tissues Such As Ligaments, Eyes, Tendons, and Thyroid Glands
  • Abnormal Urine and/or Blood Test Results
  • Detection Of Foreign Objects

Are Ultrasounds Dangerous?

Ultrasounds are completely and perfectly safe! The sound waves generated by ultrasound are safe for both cats and dogs. They are also completely painless. 

What Is An Echocardiogram?

An echocardiogram is a tool that enables us to visualize the structure of your pet's heart using ultrasound waves that produce a visual display, used for the diagnosis and monitoring of heart diseases. They are a noninvasive technique that we can use to make sure that pets with heart murmurs can get a complete diagnostic workup. Here at Baytown, we use them to gather as much information as we can about your pet and their condition, which is a critical step in helping us provide the best quality care your pet deserves. 

What Are Echocardiograms Used For?

Echocardiograms are a critical tool we use to ensure success in heart health management, whether it be a newly diagnosed case or an ongoing one that needs to be managed. Once our in-house advanced images have been gathered, they are sent off and reviewed by a board-certified ultra-sonographer, and our echocardiograms are interpreted by a boarded cardiologist.

Ultrasonography and Echocardiograms Interpretation Near Me In Baytown, TX 

Here at Baytown Animal Hospital, we believe that offering these services in-house brings many advantages for pet owners and pets themselves, such as a significantly more affordable alternative that won’t make you wait for an appointment, decreasing anxiety and the stress of moving around to other facilities in order to get the procedures done, and much quicker results. If you have any questions about our ultrasonography and echocardiogram interpretation services, give us a call at (281) 424-5575 today and schedule an appointment with us.

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