Internal Procedures

When your pet visits our veterinarian, we will perform a variety of procedures to ensure that your pet is healthy. Internal procedures can be used to diagnose and treat health issues at our animal hospital. Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic in Philadelphia considers internal procedures an important component of pet care.

Internal Procedures

Cardiology Procedures

There are many different types of cardiology procedures, but they all focus on diagnosing and treating heart conditions. One common procedure is an electrocardiogram (EKG), which is used to measure the heart’s activity. This test can help diagnose problems such as arrhythmia. Other procedures include echocardiograms, which use sound waves to create an image of the heart.

Gastroenterology Procedures

Gastroenterology procedures focus on diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal problems in animals. One common procedure is endoscopy, which uses a small, flexible camera to examine the inside of the gastrointestinal tract. This procedure can be used to diagnose problems such as intestinal blockages that may require surgery.

Nephrology Procedures

Nephrology is the study of the kidneys and urinary tract. There are many different nephrology procedures, but they all focus on diagnosing and treating problems with the kidneys or urinary tract. One common procedure is a urinalysis, which is used to assess kidney function. This test can also be used to diagnose urinary tract issues.

Oncology Procedures

Oncology is the study of cancer. There are many different oncology procedures used by our vet. They typically focus on identifying and treating cancerous tumors. One common procedure is a biopsy, which involves the removal of a small tissue sample for examination under a microscope. This is one of the most common internal procedures performed at our clinic.

Reproductive Procedures

There are many different reproductive procedures used in veterinary medicine. They typically focus on diagnosing and treating problems with the reproductive organs. One common procedure is a vasectomy, which is used to sterilize male animals. This procedure is often performed on dogs that are bred for show. Other procedures include ovariohysterectomies, which are used to spay female animals. Internal procedures can also identify reproductive anomalies.

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Your pet's veterinarian at Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic can offer surgery, internal procedures, and more. Our Philadelphia veterinary clinic offers a variety of pet care services. Call our office to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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