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All Diagnostics at Mass Vet

Our veterinary teams are equipped with the latest diagnostic tools and advanced medical technology. Imaging Computed Tomography (CT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Fluoroscopy Endoscopy Rhinoscopy…

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis – Spinal Tap

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is commonly referred to as a spinal tap.  During this procedure, a small volume of spinal fluid is collected and submitted…

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Computed Tomography

Computed Tomography (CT), commonly referred to as a Cat Scan, uses x-rays and a computer to generate cross-sectional images of a region of interest.  CT…

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An echocardiogram, or “echo”, is a non-invasive test that uses sound waves to create an image of the heart in real-time. Sound waves are produced…

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Electrocardiogram (ECG) is commonly used in cardiology to evaluate both the conduction system of the heart and the status of the myocardium (cardiac muscle).  An…

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Electromyography (EMG) is a recording of electrical activity within the muscles after placing a small needle electrode into the muscle.  In people, EMG is done…

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Background: The retina is the part of the eye that detects light and images, much like the film in a camera. After detecting an image,…

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Fluoroscopy/Interventional Radiology

Fluoroscopy uses x-rays to display live images in real time on a computer screen. The technology also acquires x-ray movie clips of the procedure. This…

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Holter Monitors & Event Recorders

Holter monitoring allows the continuous monitoring of heart rate and rhythm during normal daily activities and sleep.  It can help detect and analyze infrequent heart…

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI is the most common diagnostic imaging tool used in both human and veterinary medicine to visualize the nervous system. It is the current gold…

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Muscle & Nerve Biopsy

Biopsies of muscles and nerves may be taken as part of the diagnostic testing process for animals with neuromuscular weakness. Small pieces of muscle, or…

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A myelogram is an older diagnostic tool used to evaluate the spinal cord for evidence of compression from a disc herniation (Figure) or spinal tumor. …

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Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)

What is Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)? It is the administration of an electrical current generated by a stimulator that travels through leads to electrodes placed…

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Ocular Ultrasound

Background: In most cases the retina can be visualized during a complete ophthalmic examination. In patients in which this is not possible, our ophthalmologists can…

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Radiography (X-Rays)

Radiographs, commonly referred to as x-rays, are taken of all body parts to survey changes that may be present in bone or soft tissues.  This…

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Survey Radiographs

In neurology, survey radiographs (X-rays) are typically taken to rule out bone abnormalities, such as diskospondylitis (infection of the disc and surrounding bone, Figure 1),…

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  Ultrasound uses sound waves and a computer to generate focused images of the body.  It does not use x-rays, a form of ionizing radiation,…

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Woburn, MA 01801



Hospital Hours
Emergency: 24 hr/day, 7 days/wk
Specialty Services: Mon - Sat
Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation: 7 days/wk

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