William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Large Animal Ultrasound

Large Animal Ultrasound - Clinical Activities & Procedures


Types of Exams Performed by Our Service

The LA Ultrasound Service offers a complete range of ultrasound imaging services. Many studies are performed to examine tendons, ligaments and joints as part of the comprehensive evaluation of horses with lameness or performance problems. Other horses present for thoracic or abdominal ultrasound to evaluate for problems associated with the lungs, heart, abdominal organs or gastrointestinal tract.
Click on any of the areas below for more specific information for each type of exam.

Musculoskeletal Exams:

   Metacarpal/Metatarsal
   Pastern
   Joints
   Neck/Back

Abdominal ultrasound
Thoracic ultrasound
Echocardiography
Ultrasound guided procedures

Ultrasound Image

Ultrasound Image