Long a staple in human medicine, it would be easy to assume that blood pressure would be a standard measurement in veterinary medicine. While “the pressure is on” for more veterinarian practices to incorporate blood pressure, a large percentage of practices do not have the equipment. In cats and dogs, veterinarians must use oscillometric or doppler equipment to monitor blood pressure. Consequently, the needed equipment can cost well over $1,000.
Nevertheless, the measurement is important, and Healing Springs Animal Hospital in Galax is equipped. Blood pressure can be important for monitoring, diagnosis, and/or prevention of:
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A safer and less expensive way to remove growths such as warts, cysts, benign tumors, etc. - especially in sensitive areas. Some surgeries that others refer to specialty hospitals can now be performed as outpatient procedures at Healing Springs.
Less blood loss. Faster procedures. Faster recoveries. A mark of quality. High-current energy causes the tissues in the target area to excite and fuse, instantly forming a natural, permanent seal. Our electrosurgery tool can seal blood vessels in two to four seconds, and the seals hold better than sutured vessels. In many procedures, Healing Springs uses electrosurgery to improve your pet's quality of care at no extra charge.
Luis Gonzalez, DVM, MS, who has served as faculty and surgery resident at Virginia Tech, is available at Healing Springs Animal Hospital by appointment. With a post-doctoral Master’s in Surgery and multiple internships, Dr. Gonzalez brings to Healing Springs a surgery skill level on par with what you would get when we refer you to specialty hospitals and referral centers. Have your pet’s complex surgeries performed at Healing Springs to receive a referral-center skill level with the convenience and cost savings of local follow-up care. When it counts, trust Healing Springs.