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ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital
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ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital Cardiology
Department
Veterinarians

Jason Arndt, DVM, DACVIM

Steven Cole, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM

 


 

 

Specialty Practices > ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital > Cardiology

The Cardiology Department at ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital uses the highest quality equipment and a comprehensive approach to diagnose, treat, and manage many acquired and congenital cardiac and respiratory diseases.

The highest quality equipment and a comprehensive approach gives the Cardiology Service at ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital the means to effectively diagnose, treat, and manage many acquired and congenital cardiac and respiratory diseases in companion animals. With advanced training in cardiac medicine, ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital's board-certified Cardiologist is a dedicated expert in this field.

We offer compassionate care while delivering state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment modalities to your beloved pets. In addition, a “team-approach” is always employed with the patients of the Cardiology Service, involving frequent collaboration with other departments in the hospital to ensure your pet gets the highest quality care available. This includes intensive care for all critical patients, 24-hour availability for emergency cardiac patients through our Emergency and Critical Care Service, and the highest quality equipment for both diagnostic procedures and Interventional Cardiology. These services include:

Advanced Diagnostics

Six or ten lead electrocardiography

Two-dimensional and color Doppler echocardiography

Contrast echocardiography

Thoracic radiography

Fluoroscopy

Angiography

Cardiac catheterization

Telemetry monitoring

Holter/event monitoring

Interventional Cardiology

Balloon valvuloplasty as treatment for pulmonic stenosis

Balloon valvuloplasty for other congenital cardiac diseases

Occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus (canine ductal occluders or coil embolization)

Permanent pacemaker placement

Heartworm extraction

 



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