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Nuclear Medicine

 

Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear medicine is a non-invasive way to target specific tissues for lesions or tumors. A specific radionucleotide is inserted into the blood stream. After a period of time, the pet may be scanned to check for any changes in density in the specific area of concern. Although this method is useful in the detection of lesions, the appearances of benign and malignant lesions appear very similar, and the patient is often required to be hospitalized afterward due to the radionucleotide in the body.


We are Now AAHA Accreditation

We are AAHA accredited! What does accreditation mean? It means your hospital holds itself to a higher standard, and that your pet is receiving care at a hospital that has passed the highest... read more >

Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation

This is Dr. Stephanie Larson on the CW morning - We Are Iowa segment with Lou Sipolt.  They are discussing Iowa Veterinary Specialties' AAHA Accreditation along with other things that you may need... read more >

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