Radiosurgery: Radiosurgery works by use of a radiofrequency electrode tip. The tip becomes energized by the radiowaves but does not become hot. The ultra high frequency waves provide specific and delicate tissue interaction. This results in a focused cutting and coagulating effect, which disintegrates and volatilized single cells minimizing the amount of tissue destruction. Healing is rapid and painless with the formation of a supple tissue identical to surrounding normal tissue. Benefits include: decreased post-opreative pain by sealing nerve endings as it cuts, decreased post-surgical edema, less blood loss, reduced risk of infection, quicker recovery, safer than laser and electrocautery and no burning and charring of tissue.
Anesthesia: We use the safest available anesthetics to provide ultimate safety, especially for our senior or high-risk patients. We are one of only a handful of practices to routinely use ventilators to control breathing and vital signs on every anesthetic case from time of induction until the pet is in recovery. Vital Signs we monitor during surgery include ECG, heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygen saturation, CO2, core body temperature, and respirations.
Dentistry: Our dental services include teeth scaling and polishing, fluoride treatments, dental X-rays, and tooth extractions when needed.
Laparoscopy: Many procedures that once required a large abdominal incision can now be done using minimally invasive laparoscopy. Entire procedures can be performed through one or two tiny incisions using surgical telescopes and special video equipment that provides a full sized color image. This results in much less pain and a quicker recovery.
Endoscopy: Endoscopy serves many purposes in veterinary medicine. From foreign object retrieval to biopsy, endoscopy often eliminates the need for surgery and allows us to view video images of the upper and lower intestinal tract with minimal risk or discomfort.
Dental Cleaning: Our new dental suite has allowed us to increase our efficiency in the cleaning of your pets teeth. This means we can reduce the anesthetic time required and increase the safety. The modern equipment provides a more thorough procedure. We will also be providing endodontics (root canals) after a little more specialized training is completed. Oral health care is an area often overlooked until it so bad that extractions are required. A minimum of annual dental cleaning is the best preventive approach. Some pets require this twice a year.