Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound - A 2-Day Practical Course


Abdominal, Thoracic & Soft Tissue Ultrasound - A 2-Day Practical Course

Date: April 06-07, 2018

This 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.

Between both days, 5 ½ 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 Techniques
• The complete Abdominal Ultrasound Exam
• Thoracic Ultrasound
• Ocular Ultrasound
• Soft Tissues of the Head & Neck

Event type: Course
Event Address: Stillwater Equine Medical Center
9550 60th Street North
Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
For More Information: Petra Pellew, VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development
PO Box 951832, Lake Mary, Florida, United States, 32795
18448706097, [email protected]