CT Scan

Pet Dedicated CT Imaging Now in Colorado Springs!

Powers Pet Emergency provides onsite advanced imaging technology at veterinary referral centers throughout the Colorado Springs Area. We are the first in Southern Colorado to offer CT technology. We are dedicated to ensuring that the many benefits of advanced.

By offering onsite veterinary CTs, we provide access to safe and accurate diagnostic imaging that improves the care your patients receive and allow treatment to begin more rapidly. These services provide a non-invasive and accurate diagnostic tool that helps localize problems to a body system or body part aiding in the ability to diagnose, treat and evaluate ongoing treatment.

EXPERT STAFF
Our onsite veterinarians and veterinary technicians, along with our consulting veterinary Radiologists, are specifically trained in the application of MRI and CT in veterinary medicine.

RAPID RESULTS
Our convenient location and hours of operation allow us to image pets quickly. Results are sent directly to the referring veterinarian within 24-48 hours of the study. Stat reads are also available.

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY
We use a high-field magnet that is dedicated specifically for veterinary use. This enables us to provide you with high-quality diagnostic images in a timely manner.

DEPENDABLE RESULTS/QUALITY IMAGES
Our team continues to develop imaging protocols and technologies specifically for veterinary use. These efforts enable us to provide veterinarians with precise and reliable insight into the nature of patient’s symptoms.

CONSIDER ADVANCED IMAGING
Other tests have failed to provide a diagnosis.

A non-invasive approach is recommended.

A more accurate diagnosis is required to treat a patient

SPECIFIC USES FOR MRI AND CT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
MRI provides exceptional soft tissue detail, making it extremely useful in imaging the nervous system, joints, cardiovascular structures and the abdominal organs. CT provides exceptional detail of the skeletal system, thoracic cavity and urinary system.

Examples include:

  • Ataxia
  • Patients with vestibular symptoms
  • Paresis
  • Neck or back pain
  • Lameness
  • Abnormal nasal drainage or swelling
  • Complex fractures
  • Thoracic imaging
  • Abdominal imaging
  • Defining tumor characteristics and boundaries

WE MAKE IT EASY

The comfort and safety of our clients and patients are of the utmost importance to us, just as it is to every veterinarian. This is why we take every possible step to ensure the safety of every patient.

Our team is also available for consultation prior to and after imaging to ensure the proper tests are performed and to aide in the application of the results to treatment of the patient’s symptoms.

The CT Scan has been used to assist Paleontologists from the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park, CO, in scanning the skull of a Corythosaurus, a large duck-billed dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous (~75 million years ago) of Montana the ct scan will provide a technological opportunity to make a 3D model of the skull before the fossil has even been completely restored. Below is a photo of the Dinosaur Skull prior to the scan and a CT view as well.