Somerset hospital invests £ 1.2m in ‘class-leading’ MRI scanner

Bosses at a Somerset animal hospital say they have future-proofed its imaging capabilities for a decade by investing £ 1.2 million in a class-leading MRI scanner. Cave Veterinary Specialists, at West Buckland near Wellington, have bought a Phillips Ingenia 1.5T Evolution that it says will allow it to better diagnose and treat pets. The scanner … Read more

New £ 1.2M MRI at Somerset referral center – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Cave Veterinary Specialists in Somerset has installed a new £ 1.2M Phillips Ingenia 1.5T Evolution MRI scanner for shorter anaesthetics for its patients, and more detailed and accurate diagnosis of complex neurological conditions. The new scanner takes scans 50% faster and at a far higher resolution than the outgoing model. It also boasts a wide … Read more

£ 10m expansion at Hampshire hospital

One of the largest specialist vet referrals centers in the UK is set to double in size following an extensive expansion program. Work at Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists (SCVS) in Ringwood, Hampshire will see the addition of a new two-storey building, which will add a new reception and waiting area with a private waiting room … Read more

Case of Chiari-like malformation requiring surgical management

A six-year-old, female, neutered cavalier King Charles spaniel was referred to the Rutland House referrals for investigation and treatment of suspected osteoarthritis. The owner reported that the dog was struggling with climbing stairs and had recently developed sleep disruption. Within the past three months, the dog had begun to experience a mild tremor affecting both … Read more