AMC in the News

Take extra care handling pet with broken bone

July 19, 2011 | Source: Mercury News (Associated Press)

Even for the most mild-mannered of pets, a car crash, fight or fall can be traumatizing and require extra care in handling, said Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, a New York City vet who wrote guidelines on dealing with broken bones in animals for the pet section of the health site WebMD.

Mummy Dearest: Ancient Egypt’s Embalmed Animal Back in Favor

July 14, 2011 | Source: The Media Line

Last month, the Brooklyn Museum took a big part of its collections to The Animal Medical Center to have them examined under a computerized tomography (CT) scanner to reveals their secrets. The museum plans to mount an exhibit of its collection sometime in 2013.

Scanning Ancient Animal Mummies

July 01, 2011 | Source: The Scientist Magazine

VIDEO: A collection of ancient Egyptian animal mummies from the Brooklyn Museum is subjected to the powerful X-rays of a CT scanner at The Animal Medical Center in order to peer through the centuries-old packaging.

Unveiling Animal Mummies

July 01, 2011 | Source: The Scientist Magazine

In preparation for an upcoming exhibition of Egyptian animal mummies, Brooklyn Museum curator Edward Bleiberg and conservationist Lisa Bruno joined forces with veterinary radiologist Anthony Fischetti to use one of the most powerful medical imaging tools—X-ray computed tomography (CT scan for short)—to reveal the inner secrets of mummified specimens in exquisite detail.

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