The Usefulness of X-Rays for Cats
This venerable imaging technology continues to be a mainstay in veterinary medicine. Here's how it’s utilized to help diagnose your cat.
The history of veterinary radiology — the use of photograph-like images to diagnose an internal physical abnormality that is otherwise invisible to a practitioner’s eye — can be traced back to a specific day in 1895. While working in his laboratory, a German physicist named Wilhelm Roentgen wit-nessed a phenomenon that until then had never been observed by him or anyone else.