Associated Veterinary Specialists - Advanced Veterinary Care - St. Louis, MO
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Internal Medicine

Blood pressure determination and monitoring
Pets need to have their blood pressure measured the same as humans

Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
The bone marrow is the source of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets.

Bronchoscopy

Colonoscopy
This is a specialized therapy provided by Associated Veterinary Specialists

Cystoscopy
Cystoscopy means endoscopic examination of the urethra and bladder.

Electrocardiography
Electrocardiography is the recording and analyzing of the electrical activity of the heart.

Electromyography
Electromygraphy(EMG) is the recording and analysis of the electrical activity of muscles.

Endoscopy
Endoscopy means "to look inside". In veterinary medicine many procedures are "endoscopic"

Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure where a rigid endoscope is placed into the abdomen through a small incision.

Oncology
Oncology is the science of treatment of cancer.

Radioactive iodine therapy
Hyperthyroidism of cats.

Rhinoscopy
Rhinoscopy is an endoscopic procedure for examination of the nasal cavity and nasopharynx.

Thoracoscopy
This is a specialized therapy provided by Associated Veterinary Specialists

Endoscopic Video Otoscopy
The ear canal can be examined with an endoscope.

Care of Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats

Ultrasound
Ultrasound is an important tool in evaluating disorders of cats and dogs. Associated Veterinary Specialists uses a state of the art machine, the Toshiba Xario

Laser Ablation of Ectopic Ureters
Ectopic ureter is a congenital anomaly of dogs that results in urinary incontinence. Laser ablation is a non surgical, minimally invasive procedure that has replaced surgery in most cases. Go to AMC's website for more information. http://www.amcny.org/node/1029

Laser Lithotripsy of Bladder and Urethral Stones
Laser lithotripsy is a method of breaking up bladder and urethral stones to facilitate removal using laser light