AVMI adds new Ford Transport van.
June 8th, 2012
In an ongoing effort to provide the best experience for our patients, AVMI has added a new Ford transport van to ensure the optimal comfort and safety when transporting our patients.
The facts about thyroid scintigraphy.
January 29, 2012
In response to the recent misinformation being distributed about the value of thyroid scintigraphy when treating hyperthyroid cats with radioiodine, we felt it was important to remind local practitioners of the following information.
AVMI explores Hill's new iodine deficient diet and asks the question "Why-d?".
December 15, 2011
Careful consideration of Hill's new iodine deficient diet named y/d reveals numerous reasons for concern. In our discussion of this diet, the history of iodine deficiency in man is referenced. And the link between iodine deficiency and the human equivalent of feline hyperthyroidism called toxic nodular goiter or "Plumber's disease" is described. Finally factors that make y/d a poor choice for feeding to cats as a species are explored.
AVMI adds links to scientific literature
May 22, 2011
AVMI adds summarized scientific literature on diagnostic imaging in veterinary medicine to their web site. Both Magnetic Moments and CT Concepts web pages as resources to individuals interested in locating scientific articles discussing the topics of veterinary MRI and CT. These pages supplement the previously introduced pages summarizing the available literature discussing feline hyperthyroidism (Hyperthyroid Hints) and canine thyroid carcinoma (Thyroid Thoughts). Abstracts of most articles are available to read on the site and links to the publishers are also generally available to those interested in purchasing a copy of the full article for their review.
AVMI adds HDTV
July 9, 2010
In their continued effort to provide the best for their hyperthyroid cat patient’s, Advanced Veterinary Medical Imaging has installed a 55 inch LCD Sony HDTV in their feline hyperthyroid cat therapy room. This will provide further environment enrichment for their hyperthyroid cat patients, during their stay in the Feline Radiotherapy ward.
AVMI integrates DVMax Web Access
July 1, 2010
Advanced Veterinary Imaging Center has integrated DVMax Web Access for their clients with hyperthyroid cats. The combination of individual personalized iCat web cam and web based patient medical records access ensures complete transparency of the process of radioiodine therapy for AVMI clients and their referring veterinarians.
AVMI Adds Pictorial Tutorial
January 4, 2010
AVMI adds a satirical spoof, designed to assist hyperthyroid cat owners in administering methimazole. The piece details the many difficulties that clients face when attempting to administer oral medications to unwilling felines.
AVMI Adds Patient Profiles
July 20, 2009
Advanced Veterinary Medical Imaging announces a new feature available on their web site today called Patient Profiles. This area of the site will serve to highlight some of the unique patients imaged or treated by the facility.
AVMI Upgrades to Cat Cottages and adds iCat Web Cams
August 1, 2008
In their continued effort to provide the best for their hyerthyroid cat patient’s, Advanced Veterinary Medical Imaging has installed all new Snyder Cat Cottages and personal iCat web cams in their feline hyperthyroid cat therapy room.
Apple Web Site Profiles AVMI
December 8, 2007
Read about how AVMI has leveraged the tremendous computing power and storage capability of the Apple Xserve and Xserve RAID to implement a world class PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) that optimizes workflow and ensures ongoing data redundancy.
AVMI adds first high field veterinary MRI
January 2, 2005
In their ongoing effort to lead the field by providing the best diagnostic imaging capabilities for small animal patients, AVMI announces the installation of the first dedicated veterinary high field (1.5 Tesla) MRI in southern California.
AVMI adds digital radiography
February 5, 2004
AVMI is the first in California to add digital radiography. The advanages of digital radiography over conventional film based radiography are numerous. The increased latitude provided by digital radiography ensures an optimal image while actually reducing the radiation exposure to the patient and veterinary personnel.
AVMI adds multi-slice helical CT scanner
June 1, 2003
To ensure that AVMI can offer the best diagnostic imaging procedure for each patient regardless of their imaging needs, AVMI adds computed tomography (CT) to its previous arsenal of available diagnostic imaging modalities. This is the first dedicated veterinary multi-slice CT scanner in California. Computed Tomography is well established as the best diagnostic imaging procedure for evaluating the lungs or patients with complex bone fractures.
Veterinary Nuclear Imaging becomes AVMI
May 1 , 2000
Veterinary Nuclear Imaging has become Advanced Veterinary Medical Imaging and opens the first dedicated small animal diagnostic imaging center in southern California. Formerly Veterinary Nuclear Imaging, a company that performed diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures in small animals for 15 years, AVMI opened the doors to its new 5000 square foot facility with the addition of in house MRI.