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Advanced imaging has the ability to give clients and clinicians a much better idea of what is going on without the need for invasive investigation. Even in cases with a poor outlook getting a diagnosis can help inform potential treatment or just help owners come to terms with a poor prognosis. The cases below have all been seen here and been reported by VetCT.  Cases 2- Where CT got the diagnosis...even if it wasn't good news. Case 1 Signalment: 8YO, ...
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Advanced imaging often avoids the need for more invasive investigation. In our experience this has definitely been the case. The patients below have all been seen by our first opinion team and illustrate just how CT can make all the difference. All of our studies are interpreted by VetCT Consultants in Telemedicine and come with a detailed report including suggested diagnosis and/ or recommendations for each case.   Case 1- Orthopaedic Signalment: 6m, ME, ESS Presenting signs: On off history of ...
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South Devon Referrals now have an onsite CT scanner and is able to provide a service for both referred cases and outpatients. We are therefore able to offer the first on-site veterinary CT service in Devon or Cornwall using a medical standard fan beam CT scanner. CT scanning uses X-rays to produce a 3D image, which means there is no superimposition of different structure. It allows accurate diagnosis and treatment planning of a wide range of conditions that previously was not possible ...
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For over 30 years BVA has operated a hereditary eye disease screening programme in conjunction with the Kennel Club (KC) and the International Sheep Dog Society (ISDS). The scheme now covers 11 hereditary eye conditions in over 50 breeds of dog. The main purpose of the scheme is to ensure that there is no evidence of hereditary eye disease in dogs used for breeding. Breeders are often advised to submit dogs for annual eye tests, since some diseases have late ...
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RSA Insurance (who underwrite More Than, Argos, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Homebase and Tesco insurance) have introduced a “preferred referral network”. RSA have selected South Devon Referrals as a preferred referral centre, recognising the high quality and value of our services. This means that insurance claims are hassle free for RSA customers. South Devon Referrals will continue to accept referrals for all clients on the same terms as we have always, irrespective of whether they are insured or not. We believe that ...
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Keyhole (laparoscopic) spaying is a way of neutering female dogs that results in less pain and a faster recovery*. “I recently brought Sassy in for a keyhole spay and I just wanted to say how pleased I was with the whole process.  I was apprehensive leaving my dog with a vets I had never used before however I found every member of staff friendly and welcoming to the owners and pets and Sassy actually seemed more relaxed than she is ...
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