ortho_theatre_520.jpgAnderson Moores Veterinary Specialists is a well equipped, multi-discipline referral centre dedicated to the diagnosis, management and treatment of cats and dogs with a wide range of different conditions and presentations; in a number of cases involving more than one specialist.

Our facilities:

  • On-site computed tomography (CT)
  • On-site MRI
  • Surgical suite: purpose-built operating theatres with positive-pressure filtered ventilation to minimise the risk of infection and intraoperative C-arm fluoroscopy for orthopaedic procedures and portovenography (for management of portosystemic shunts).
  • Digital radiography (including contrast studies)
  • Colour flow Doppler ultrasound of the thorax, abdomen and soft tissues (including guided biopsy)
  • Fluoroscopy
  • 3-chip videoendoscopy and otoscopy allowing examination, biopsy and foreign body removal from the ear, upper and lower respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary tract
  • ECG including 24-hour Holter monitoring
  • On-site laboratory including blood gas analysis and clotting function testing for critical-cases and Cytospin centrifuge for CSF analysis
  • Direct and indirect blood pressure monitoring
  • Full electrodiagnostics including EMG, nerve conduction studies and BAER auditory assessment
  • Kyon cementless total hip replacement, Biomedtrix 'Mini' cemented hip replacement
  • Biomedtrix TATE elbow replacement
  • 3-chip videoarthroscopy with 1.9, 2.4 & 2.7 mm arthroscopes to allow examination of the carpus, elbow, shoulder, hip, stifle and hock
  • Kyon PAUL system for certain types of elbow dysplasia
  • Stem cell treatment of osteoarthritis and other conditions
  • Certified for Arthrex Canine Unicompartmental Elbow (CUE) elbow resurfacing system
  • Arthrex ACP platelet-rich plasma (PRP) system for treatment of osteoarthritis and other conditions
  • Storz laparoscopy/thoracoscopy system
  • Standard AO/ASIF internal fixation kits
  • Synthes LCP and Orthomed SOP locking plate ('internal fixator') kits
  • Imex SK external skeletal fixation kits
  • Air powered equipment for neurosurgery
  • Slocum/Aesculap/Synthes TPLO equipment, TTA equipment
  • Advanced anaesthetic monitoring, 'Bair Hugger' and 'HotDog' warming blankets and mechanical ventilation
  • Separate cat and dog wards, staffed 24 hours/day, 365 days/year
  • Diode laser for turbinectomy in brachycephalic dogs and treatment of ectopic ureters
  • ADAMO disc distraction fusion technique for cervical spondylopathy
  • Harmonic scalpel for use in key hole surgeries and for complex soft tissue surgery’
  • In ward oxygen administration and 24-hour monitoring for critical care cases

Extraordinary People
Exceptional Care