2017 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2017. Drs….Read More
Advancing the Standards of Veterinary Care
This service is available at:
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
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 dynamic evaluation of a patient, allows us to image a region of interest continuously, while simultaneously watching on the screen. The machine, called a C-arm, also allows for rotation around the patient so that images can be obtained from any angle.
Examples of studies performed in fluoroscopy include:
Flouroscopy is also used for minimally invasive or interventional treatment options as well. These procedures include: