Hippiatrica Equine Medical Center

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Rua do Bocage, Lote 32, R/C Dto.
2890-052 Alcochete
Portugal

Coordenadas GPS

Tel: + 351 912 511 346

E-mail: geral@iberovet.com

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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine, as clinical specialty, dedicated solely to medical diseases integraing and coordinating diseases and treat the patient like a whole. 

Orthopedics and Traumatology 

The use of high-quality imaging equipment in ultrasound and digital radiography enhances the correct diagnosis of trauma or orthopedic conditions that affect either the dog or the cat. In addition, we resorted to the most current treatments and indicated for each specific case. Among these are treatment with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and treatment with Stem Cells.

PRP this is a new therapy that improves the regeneration of various soft tissues. A horse's blood sample is collected and processed in our laboratory. The platelet-rich plasma obtained is subsequently injected into the lesion, in an eco-driven. In turn, treatment with stem cells is based on collecting a small sample of adipose tissue on the animal itself which will then be concentrated and used in the regeneration of tendons, ligaments, joints or fractures. 

Gastroenterology 

Inside this clinical area exist the largest pathological cause of death in horses: colic
Recovering patients with severe gastrointestinal disease requires the integration of various areas. Emphasis is Internal Medicine, Nutrition, Diagnostic Imaging and Abdominal Surgery. 

Cardiology 

Heart disease can lead to clinical critic conditions. Echocardiography and Electrocardiography are diagnostic tests advisable in patients with suspected heart disease. 
We can use Doppler echocardiography to assess the structure and functioning of the heart. 

Using the same technique but choosing a color flow mapping, you can observe the blood direction and velocity within the heart chambers. Electrocardiography will, in turn, evaluate the heart's electrical activity, essential to its funtion.

Pulmonology 

The evaluation of respiratory tract diseases of horses progressed considerably in last years. The use of Endoscopy allow greater accuracy in its evaluation, without leaving the choice of na appropriate technique and the correct interpretation of results.

Ophthalmology 

The ophthalmology service aims to provide medical and surgical treatment of eye problems that may affect the eyesight of your horse. 

Neurology 

The neurological lesions may affect both central that peripheral nervous system. Detect the exact location and build a correct diagnosis is necessarily for conducting a good neurological exam. 

Dermatology 

Often complex and difficult to treat, skin diseases requires a thorough diagnosis that permits defining the most appropriate therapy that will lead to success. 

Urology 

The kidneys have like main functions the elimination of toxic substances from the metabolism and the maintenance of electrolyte balance and acid-base balance of th body, illustrate the importance of this area.

Oncology 

A better prognosis of tumor disease often depends on early and accurate diagnosis. We rely cytology, ultrasound and radiology and other diagnostic tools.  Most of such diseases through to the surgery, using sometimes chemotherapy as adjuvant treatment. 

Reproduction 

This service aims to provide treatment of diseases associated with reproductive behavior. These include high-risk pregnancies, births complicated and retention of fetal membranes. 

Nutrition 

The feeding influences health and vitality of the horse and is one area that we never forgotten.