Apex Animal Hospital

Ultrasound

UltrasoundUltrasound is a unique diagnostic tool that works by emitting sound waves into tissues.  Because different tissues alter the sound waves in different manner, real time cross sectional images of the desired tissues are generated.  Using this modality, veterinarians can image in detail the structure of different organs to detect masses or other pathologic changes to tissues in a non-invasive manner.   Ultrasound can also be used to guide needle biopsies of different tissues for diagnostic purposes.