New equipment helps diagnose complex diseases in large animals

Standing CT machine allows equine veterinarians to better diagnose and treat complicated diseases of the horse.

The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine's addition of a standing computerized tomography (CT) machine — one of a handful in the U.S. — is allowing veterinarians to more accurately diagnose and treat complex diseases in the necks and skulls of equine patients.

For radiology and equine faculty, this advanced diagnostic tool has already proven to make a significant difference in diagnosing and treating complicated diseases.

"The horse's head is an extremely complex

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