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Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats

Understanding lymphoma is the first step to helping you cope with your pet’s diagnosis. An informed owner is key to helping your pet receive the best care available. Lymphoma is a cancer of the blood and lymph tissue. Symptoms vary depending on the location and extent of tumor involvement. Read more about Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure similar to an x-ray. It works by sending very high frequency sound waves through body tissues and recording the waves as they are reflected back. Sophisticated computer programs in the Ultrasound machine transform those reflections into detailed images of the internal organs and other objects. As the sound waves are transmitted continuously, an ultrasound scan produces a moving picture of an organ or body part as it is actually functioning. Read more about Ultrasound

TightRope for Cranial Cruciate Ruptures

A relatively new technique for repair of a Cranial Cruciate Rupture in dogs is the TightRope.  It essentially positions a double band of ultra strong FiberTape across the lateral stifle at isometric points on the femur and tibia via the use of bone tunnels.  This technique does not require cutting bone like the TPLO or TTA procedures.  Instead it uses small drill holes in the femur and tibia to pass a Read more about TightRope for Cranial Cruciate Ruptures

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