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VESH - Our Team

Advanced Imaging & Diagnostics

Veterinary diagnostic imaging in South Deerfield, MA

VESH is proud to be the only facility in the area with advanced CT imaging capabilities! Equipped with the most innovative veterinary diagnostic technology, including a cutting-edge CT machine, our hospital is able to accurately identify your pet’s specific health issues, along with any related problems. All CT scans are interpreted by a board certified radiologist. If another veterinarian has referred you to our hospital for imaging services, book an appointment below.

The Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital team is capable of running a variety of different tests and procedures that may shed light on the health problem your pet is dealing with. We aim to stay on the forefront of a constantly advancing field of veterinary medicine. Our facility is equipped with top-of-the-line technologies to best serve you and your pet.

Please confer with your regular veterinarian about making a referral to VESH should further diagnostics be required, utilizing any of the following available resources:

  • State-of-the-art CT imaging machine, most useful for:

    • Trauma (thoracic or abdominal trauma, severe dyspnea)

    • Lung disorders (bronchial disease, thromboembolic disease, lung lobe torsion)

    • Tissue abnormalities (masses, metastases detection, vascular abnormalities)

    • Neurologic disorders (IVDD, space occupying masses, neoplasia)

    • Nasal diseases in cats and dogs with chronic nasal discharge (neoplasia, fungal, foreign body)

    • Orthopedic abnormalities (elbow and hip dysplasia, neoplasia, fracture reconstruction)

    • Surgery plan (pinpoint exact location of tumors)

  • Digital X-rays

  • Industry-leading Canon Xario™ 200 Platinum Series ultrasound machine

  • Endoscopy procedures:

    • GI endoscopy

    • Colonoscopy

    • Rhinoscopy

    • Bronchoscopy

    • Cystoscopy

  • Contrast studies (bladder and back)

  • Fine needle aspirates

  • Biopsy

  • Laparoscopic biopsy

  • EKG

  • In-house lab tests:

    • Chemistry

    • Complete blood count

    • Coagulation profiles

    • Urinalysis

    • Blood typing

    • Cross matching

    • Ethylene glycol

  • Lactate measurement

  • End tidal carbon dioxide monitoring

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Common Problems We Diagnose

The following list, while not exhaustive, details issues that our specialty team can aid in identifying.

  • Broken bones: X-rays and other tests can identify any fractures or breaks affecting an animal. 

  • Cancer: Diagnostic imaging can determine the location and severity of tumors and masses. 

  • Heart disease: The heart’s health can be monitored by tests that show its size and function.

  • Respiratory illness: Some procedures can show any issues, fluids, or abnormalities in the lungs and airways of an animal. 

  • Pregnancy: Ultrasounds are useful in tracking the mother and babies.

The veterinary team here at Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital can aid in diagnosing any health problem that your pet may be currently facing. If you have any questions about the imaging tests we provide, our office is happy to assist you. You can reach us at 413-665-4931 or by contacting us below.