Our Hospital remains open 24 hours a day for your pet’s needs. During this difficult time in our community the first priority is the health and safety of your families and ours while providing excellent care to meet your pet’s medical needs. We have instituted new hospital protocols based upon CDC recommendations. Please give us a call if you need any assistance.  Stay Healthy and Stay Safe.


AVIM offers minimally invasive laparoscopic liver procedure with state of the art equipment.
Who can benefit from laparoscopic liver biopsy?
Medium to large sized dogs with liver disease caused by toxins, idiopathic chronic hepatitis, copper storage disease, infectious disease or neoplasia

Advantages of Laparoscopic Liver Biopsies

  • Optimal sampling with minimal healing time
  • Direct imaging of the entire liver, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen
  • Sample collection from multiple liver lobes
  • Larger sample size and quality allows for better evaluation of hepatic lobular architecture, distribution of inflammation, cell injury and fibrosis.
  • Improved hemostasis with compromised patients including those with ascites.
  • Improved Diagnostic Accuracy Improves Treatment Recommendations and Outcomes!


Advanced Veterinary Internal Medicine
2965 Edinger Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780

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8 AM - 6 PM

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