Ultrasound examinations can be a vital tool in the diagnosis of a wide range of equine diseases and conditions. Examples of the many uses of ultrasound include:
Reproductive scanning to aid optimal time for insemination, pregnancy diagnosis and treatment of twinning.
- High specification ultrasound for scanning tendons and ligaments which are commonly injured in performance horses.
- Scanning of internal organs such as the heart, liver, kidney, intestines and lungs to provide valuable diagnostic information.
- Precise and safe guided biopsy of the liver, kidneys and other internal structures.
- Ultrasound to assist with guiding medication of facet joints of the neck.