Gastroscopy Setup

Ascend Equine, is proud to offer endoscopy services for our patients.

Ascend Equine is constantly working hard to give our patients the very best care veterinary medicine has to offer. Ascend Equine uses the latest equipment and offer our patients new and exciting ways to diagnose and treat problems.

For this reason, Ascend Equine is really proud to offer endoscopy services. An endoscope is a small, flexible tube that is able to be inserted into your horse’s body to help us diagnose and treat various issues (1.5m and 3.3m endoscopes available). There is a camera on the end, which allows us to view inner parts of your horse in ways that Ascend Equine never could before. Ascend Equine are even able to take video to monitor a patient’s condition.

The most common thing Ascend Equine uses endoscopy for is monitoring a patient’s upper respiratory tract. Ascend Equine can look at the nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, lungs, and much more. Ascend Equine also uses it commonly to investigate stomach issues and can also use it to examine the uterus, urethra, bladder, cervix, and more.

Endoscopy is used to diagnose and monitor the treatment of many diseases and problems including laryngeal hemiplegia, pharyngitis, sinusitis, infections, choke, ulcers, uterine infections, cysts, foreign bodies, and more.

Don’t hesitate to contact us. if you have any questions about endoscopy or would like to schedule a consultation.