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Dr Jason - Echocardiogram
Echocardiogram

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As pets grow older, they become more susceptible to heart disease, which is a prevalent condition among them. Some signs that your pet may have heart disease include coughing, breathing difficulties, and fatigue. It crucial to seek advice from your veterinarian if you observe any of these symptoms in your furry companion to ensure their well-being.

Honeydew Animal Clinic Cardiology Services

Blood Pressure Monitoring

Patient blood pressure is an indicator of general heart health. High blood pressure is a symptom and cause of cardiovascular disease and other major disorders. Testing is a quick, pain-free process that uses a cuff filled with air to measure systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

 

Echocardiograms

An echocardiogram is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that uses ultrasound waves to create images of the heart. This procedure is commonly used in both dogs and cats evaluate heart function and diagnose heart disease. It is a safe and painless way to gather important information about your pet's heart health showing us: 

  • Heart valve abnormalities

  • Heart muscle thickening

  • Heart dilation

  • Heart tumors

  • Congenital diseases

Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG)

An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a safe and non-invasive procedure used to evaluate your pet's heart rate and rhythm. It can help diagnose potential disturbances called arrhythmias. ECG's may be combined with other diagnostic tests to confirm results and provide a more comprehensive evaluation of your pet's heart health.

Thoracic Radiographs

Thoracic radiographs, also known as chest x-rays, are a valuable diagnostic tool used to evaluate internal structures such as the heart and lungs. They provide detailed information about the size and shape internal organs, as well as any blockages or masses that may be present. Periodic x-rays are also used to assess treatment progress, making them an important part of ongoing care.

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