Description: Animal Doctor is now offering echocardiograms (cardiac ultrasounds) to assess your pet’s cardiac health.
How to know if my pet needs a cardiac ultrasound? If your pet is newly diagnosed with a heart murmur, your pet’s cardiac health is declining, or other concerning cardiac symptoms are observed.
What does a cardiac ultrasound evaluate?
Cardiac chamber size (atria, ventricles)
Cardiac chamber thickness
Evaluation of the valves throughout the heart for abnormalities, thickening, tearing, prolapse, etc.
Evaluation for regurgitation of blood flow between cardiac chambers
Scanning for cardiac masses
Checking for fluid in the pericardial sac (the sac surrounding the heart)
What does this evaluation help with?
- With this information, we can better address your pet’s cardiac disease and overall health.
What are potential treatment plans?
What are the risks if cardiac conditions are left unmanaged?
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