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Practical Management Of Ligament Injuries In The Horse - Prof Roger Smith - (Recording)


12 years ago

Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
Cost: £30

A practical diagnostic approach to suspensory ligament disease, especially hindlimb proximal suspensory desmitis. Ultrasonographic features of suspensory ligament disease - proximal, body and branch. Treatment strategies for suspensory ligament disease. Diagnosis and management of accessory ligament desmitis (forelimb and hindlimb). Diagnosis and management of distal sesamoidean ligament desmitis. Diagnosis and management of the common collateral ligament desmitides - eg distal interphalangeal, fetlock, and hock joints.

Who is it for?

Equine vets, Farriers

The Speakers

Roger is Professor of Equine Orthopaedics at the Royal Veterinary College, running a specialist orthopaedic service within the RVC and directing research into equine tendon disease.<br /> <br /> He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University in 1987 and, after two years in practice, returned to the RVC where he was gained his PhD for research into the extracellular matrix of equine tendon. He has held the professorship since 2003. Roger’s main area of research is understanding the mechanisms of tendon ageing. Other areas include the epidemiology of tendon disease in the horse, the development of a serological assay for tendonitis and stem cell therapy for tendons.

The Venue

CPD for Equine Vets

Online CPD/CE for Equine Vets – just fulfilling your required number of hours … or

Making your life as a vet more rewarding with improved knowledge and skills
Improving your level of care to your patients and their owners
Learning and sharing latest practical techniques and treatments across the globe

With WebLeC you:

Get direct access to world experts in equine medicine and surgery
Only attend the sessions you’re really interested in. Live or recorded
Save time, energy and cash by getting this training at home on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Watch at your leisure!

Vets in over 20 countries have attended our sessions – literally from Australia to Zambia.

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

1 hours

Registration and Booking

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