Veterinary diagnostic imaging is used to discover internal disease or injury. Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital employs advanced imaging technologies operated by board-certified veterinary radiologists, guaranteeing the highest quality of care for our patients.
Radiographs, or X-rays, use electromagnetic radiation directed towards the body to highlight objects within. They can detect abnormalities, including skeletal fractures, soft tissue damage, foreign bodies and dental disease.
Scripps Ranch Veterinary Hospital Radiology Services
- Computed Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI)
Orthopedic radiographs and contrast studies require the patient remain completely still to work correctly, necessitating sedation in most cases. Some specialized procedures may require anesthesia. The duration of sedation or anesthesia is usually short and patient recovery is swift. A board-certified anesthesiologist oversees all procedures.
To schedule a radiology consultation or appointment for your pet, call us at 858-549-4300.