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1. Cardiology is dedicated to improving the lives of pets with heart disease. The NC State Cardiology Service provides comprehensive and state-of-the science based care for heart disease from its earliest detection to its most advanced stages.
2. Neurology offers advanced diagnosis and treatment of neurological and neurosurgical conditions in dogs and cats. The NC State Neurology Service is an international leader in neurogenetics and at the forefront of new therapy development for epilepsy and spinal cord injury.
3. Internal Medicine specialists diagnose and treat serious internal health problems of dogs and cats, such as diabetes, asthma, and kidney disease. The Internal Medicine Service offers state-of-the science endoscopy for the diagnosis of the gastrointestinal, urinary, and respiratory tract as well as the problem solving expertise needed to diagnose and treat complex medical problems in companion animals.
4a. Emergency/Critical Care, comprising the Intensive Care Unit and the Small Animal Emergency & Triage Service, assists you and your veterinarian with emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
4b--Anesthesia is a patient support service comprised of four faculty anesthesiologists, three residents, nine anesthesia technicians, and an assistant who provide anesthesia care to approximately 3,500 large and small animal patients a year.
5. The 64-Slice Computed Tomography (CT) Unit creates high-resolution, three-dimensional images of the heart, brain, or lungs in seconds, providing clinicians a state-of-the science tool to speed diagnosis and treatment.
6. Radiology provides advanced diagnostic imaging technology with digital radiography, the 64-slice CT Unit (5), three ultrasound stations, and a biplane fluoroscopy unit. The biplane fluoroscopy unit provides better visualization of complex structures, such as congenital heart defects, and allows for more accurate and faster placement of interventional devices.
7. Small Animal Surgery has 10 surgery suites and advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities to provide enhanced evaluation and care before, during, and after orthopedic, soft tissue, or oncologic (cancer) surgery.
8. Oncology provides state-of-the science diagnostics, staging, and treatment for pets with cancer. Treatment options include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.
9. Ophthalmology is dedicated to the care of ocular (eye) conditions involving all species of animals.
10. Dermatology provides diagnostic and treatment expertise for dogs and cats with diseases of the skin and ear. The dermatology research laboratory offers immunological tests not available in other North American veterinary colleges.
11. Pharmacy obtains and prepares all the medications used to treat animals at the Veterinary Hospital. Clinical pharmacists ensure the ingredients in drugs initially manufactured for humans are safe for pets, and also compound or create required medications that may not available commercially.