CVETS Neurology and Neurosurgery departments are staffed by a combination of Internal Medicine and Surgical specialists who have undergone extensive additional training in the treatment of diseases of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. The initial step in the treatment of any neurologic disease is in it’s diagnosis and this is accomplished through advanced imaging techniques, including CT scan and MRI. CVETS has the fastest veterinary CT scanner in the state of South Carolina allowing for rapid image acquisition and avoidance of the need for general anesthesia. Additionally the 1.5T MRI and on site radiologist provide for crystal clear images and an immediate interpretation, leading to faster diagnoses and ultimately quicker treatment.
Commonly Treated Diseases
- Seizures- Epilepsy
- Intervertebral disc extrusion & paralysis
- AA luxation
- Inflammatory & autoimmune diseases of the brain- memingoencephalitis
- Vertebral fractures/luxations
- Spinal cord and brain tumors