Equis updates - December 2018

14/12/2018

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Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Endoscopy for examination of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is especially useful in assessing esophageal and gastric disorders. GI endoscopy is easily undertaken in the standing animal and is relatively non-invasive. It also increases diagnostic capabilities, especially in the diagnosis of diseases of the esophagus and stomach.
  Updated by Jarred Williams MS DVM PhD DipACVS-LA DipACVECC

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Forelimb/hindlimb radiography

Used to evaluate osseous and soft tissue structures of the forelimb. Radiography is also used as part of a diagnostic work-up of lameness cases, part of some pre-purchase evaluations, and to monitor recovery from injury or progression of lesions, and intra-operative evaluation of arthroscopy and fracture fixation.
  Updated by Laura Quiney BVSc MRCVS

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