Internal Medicine

//Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine 2017-07-14T14:53:01+00:00

Internal Medicine

Pets with critical, complex or chronic conditions can benefit from advanced training and veterinary skills. Using high-tech diagnostic equipment and the latest medical treatments available, the Irvine Pet Complex team is dedicated to giving your pet the best chance for restored health and well-being.

We can diagnosis and make treatment recommendations to improve results and return your pet to good health or manage their chronic illness. We focus on diagnosing and treating diseases of the internal systems including:

  • Anemia and bleeding disorders
  • Chronic vomiting or diarrhea
  • Complicated pancreatic disease
  • Chronic coughing,  nasal discharge, and other breathing problems
  • Endocrine disease (diabetes, thyroid disease, Cushing’s disease, calcium imbalance)
  • Infectious disease
  • Kidney or bladder disease
  • Liver disease
  • Unexplained weight loss or weight gain

Our veterinarians will perform a complete and thorough physical examination. Based on the initial findings, additional testing may be suggested. Depending on your pet’s condition, diagnostic testing or treatments may include:

  • Advanced laboratory testing of tissue and blood samples
  • Endoscopy: Upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy (airway), rhinoscopy (nasal), cystoscopy (bladder)
  • Imaging, including digital radiographs, ultrasound, and CT scan
  • Intravenous nutrition (TPN)
  • Stomach or esophageal feeding tube
  • Bone marrow evaluation
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy procedures

The highly trained, compassionate staff at Irvine Pet Complex monitor patients during a hospital stay. The goal of our medical team is to deliver unsurpassed veterinary care with great skill and compassion.