Emergency Contact Numbers
02920 621 511
Heath Vets Rhiwbina Surgery: 123-5 Heol-Y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff CF14 6UH
V.E.T.S. Emergency Clinic: 180/182 Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1DL
A sophisticated heart monitor is used for any patient undergoing major surgery. It is very sensitive to changes in the patient’s condition and helps keep the anaesthetic at a safe and effective level.
ECG, or Electro-cardiogram, is an instrument which records the electrical activity in the heart muscle. Leads are attached to specific points on the patient’s skin, and these detect the heart activity.
We believe in the value of having rapid results of tests – we do not like to be at the mercy of the postal system – and so we have invested in a sophisticated laboratory at the practice. We have the latest in automated biochemistry and more.
An endoscope is basically a long tube with a light, through which the vet is able to see into inaccesible places, such as the stomach, airways, etc. The most basic endoscopes are just rigid hollow tubes with a lens system rather like a telescope.
Laser therapy is the use of wavelengths of light to stimulate the bodies natural ability to heal. The effects of laser therapy include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. Its uses are many we frequently use it for pain arthritic conditions in dogs. These sessions are often carried out by our […]
Ultrasound is rather like small-scale radar. Pulses of very high frequency sound waves are emitted from a probe, directed into the tissues being examined. The sound waves are reflected in different proportions whenever tissues of different density join.
X-ray images (“radiographs”) have been used for many years now, and most people know that they can show some of the internal parts of the body.