Some ailments require additional diagnostics beyond a physical exam to understand. In some of those cases, use of digital x-ray imaging might be deemed necessary for diagnosis.
X-ray radiography has advanced a great deal since the days of film and chemical developers. Today, we use a large state-of-the-art digital imaging unit to obtain images of bony structures and soft tissues within a matter of seconds.
What are some of the things we can diagnose with digital radiography?
Bone cancers such as osteosarcoma
Hip displasia and dislocation
Bladder and kidney stones
Gastric foreign body