Canine Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Studies

The Diagnostic Imaging service at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) consists of radiologists who are specially trained to interpret x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and other specialized images of all species. Findings from these studies are integral to the diagnosis, treatment, and follow up of your pet. To learn more about the diagnostic imaging service at the OVC, please click here.

NEW STUDY – Evaluating the Effect of Minimally Invasive Surgery on the Intracranial Pressure in Dogs

Complete Title: The Effect of Laparoscopy on Intracranial Pressure as Measured by Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter

The objective of this study is to determine whether minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopy, causes increases in intracranial pressure (pressure inside the skull).

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any dogs undergoing laparoscopic gastropexy and/or spay at OVC

Questions about these studies?