Ultrasound of the Equine Upper Limb, Neck, Back & Pelvis


Date: March 02 - March 03, 2019


This course was developed to provide attendees with the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills of ultrasound image acquisition and interpretation of the upper front- and hindlimbs, the poll, neck, withers, back and pelvis. It is suitable for vets from equine or mixed practice who are keen to further develop their equine ultrasound expertise. This course covers the following topics systematically and via highly illustrated lectures:How to get the most out of your ultrasound machineUltrasonographic Anatomy & Conditions of the Elbow JointShoulder Joint & Bicipital BursaStifle Joint RegionHip JointThe Poll & NeckWithers & BackPercutaneous Ultrasound of the Pelvis & Sacroiliac RegionTransrectal Ultrasound of the Pelvis & Sacroiliac RegionScanning Techniques that facilitate recognition of musculoskeletal injuryThe panel of internationally renowned speakers/instructors has a wealth of experience and will share common diagnostic pitfalls, erroneous image interpretations, practical tips and pearls of wisdom open and honestly with the attendees. After lunch, 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 4 vets per ultrasound machine) between both afternoons, which will provide the attendees with the opportunity to ask questions and to put their existing and newly acquired knowledge into practice, on both live horses and cadavers. The following anatomical regions will be covered during the practical sessions, supervised by the specialists: Shoulder joint & bicipital bursa, stifle joint region, poll & neck, withers & back, percutaneous ultrasound of hip & pelvis and transrectal ultrasound of the lumbosacroiliac region & pelvis.

Event Address: Equine Performance Center 5590 NW Hwy 225 , Ocala, Florida, United States

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For More Information:Robin Johnson,VetPD

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

1-844-870-6097 , office@vetpd.com, vetpd.com

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