Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound

December 9, 2018

Date: March 30 - March 31, 2019

Description:

This 1 1/2-day practical course is suitable for veterinarians from mixed and equine practice who are keen to develop and update their knowledge and especially their practical skills on medical ultrasound of the following anatomic region: Abdomen GI & non-GI organs (percutaneously & transrectally), thorax, eye, jugular vein etc.. The use of ultrasound for pleural drainage, for collecting biopsy samples and when working up foals will also be discussed. The panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors has a wealth of experience with medical ultrasound and will share common diagnostic pitfalls, erroneous image interpretations, practical tips and pearls of wisdom open and honestly with the attendees.In the mornings the following topics will be covered in well-illustrated lectures and case presentations: Gastrointestinal Ultrasound incl. fast localised exam in horses with colicUltrasound of non-GI Abdominal OrgansUltrasound-guided Biopsy Techniques Non-Cardiac Thoracic Ultrasound (incl. Pleural Drainage)Ocular Ultrasound Ultrasound Exam of the FoalMiscellaneous Medical Ultrasound Thrombophlebitis, choke, sialoadenitis, other cranial, cervical etc. Between both days, 5 hours of practical sessions will give attendees plenty of opportunity to further develop their practical skills on live horses and to ask questions in small groups (2 4 attendees / ultrasound machine), all under the supervision of specialists. The following practical sessions will be covered during the course:Fast localised abdominal ultrasound in horses with colic & Biopsy TechniquesThe complete Abdominal Ultrasound ExamThoracic UltrasoundOcular UltrasoundSoft Tissues of the Head & Neck

Event Address: Woodside Equine Clinic 13011 Blanton Road, Ashland, Virginia, United States

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For More Information:Robin Johnson,VetPD

PO Box 951832 ,Lake Mary ,FL ,32795 ,United States

18448706097, office@vetpd.com, vetpd.com