AAEP Convention

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Managing Emergencies (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

The vet's role during barn fires; managing dehydration and exhaustion; and preventing medication mishaps.... Read More

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Reproduction (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Topics include keeping mares in foal, metabolic syndrome and pregnancy, and more.... Read More

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Handling Equine Oral Tooth Extraction Failures (AAEP 2012)

March 22, 2013

Tooth extractions don't always go as planned, so practitioners must be ready for potential complications.... Read More

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Joint Injections (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about joint injections, including site prep, infection, corticosteroids, hyaluronan, and more.... Read More

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Equine Dental Care (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about tooth extraction complications and options vets have for handling tooth extraction failures.... Read More

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Stem Cell Therapy (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about stem cell therapy for uterine inflammation, superficial digital flexor tendon injuries, and more.... Read More

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Top Equine Studies of 2012 (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Drs. Fortier, Reed, and McCue present recent study summaries from colic to equine metabolic syndrome.... Read More

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Veterinary Ethics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Learn about vet-client-patient and vet-farrier relationships, plus ethical issues facing racetrack vets.... Read More

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Feeding Orphan Foals (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Dr. Mary Rose Paradis discusses options and methods for feeding orphan foals.... Read More

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Lameness (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Topics include track surfaces, suspensory, flexion tests, sesamoid, and non-weight-bearing injuries, and more.... Read More

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Therapeutics and Medicine (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 21, 2013

Find out about flunixin meglumine for hoof pain; IV and oral bute testing; and a GI drug for use in eye exams.... Read More

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Diagnostics (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 20, 2013

Diagnostic testing for insulin issues, lyme disease, L. intracellularis, and respiratory conditions.... Read More

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Hoof Care and Disease (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 20, 2013

Learn about club feet, localizing pain, hoof biomechanics, and the role radiographs play in farriery.... Read More

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2012 Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture

March 20, 2013

Dr. Stephanie Valberg discussed exertional rhabdomyolysis (formerly tying up) at the 2012 Milne lecture.... Read More

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Study: Acupuncture Doesn't Impact Ovulation (AAEP 2012)

March 18, 2013

Ovulation in healthy mares was not impacted by acupuncture in this study.... Read More

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New Test Could Detect Equine Lyme Disease Sooner (AAEP 2012)

March 17, 2013

The new Lyme disease test can reportedly detect antibodies as early as two to four weeks following infection.... Read More

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New Hyperinsulinemia Screening Test Promising (AAEP 2012)

March 16, 2013

An oral sugar test might provide a more convenient means of screening horses for hyperinsulinemia.... Read More

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Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 15, 2013

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

March 14, 2013

Dr. Pat McCue gives a rundown on a number of 2012's practical equine reproductive studies.... Read More

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Medication Mishaps in Horses (AAEP 2012)

March 13, 2013

Try as they might to avoid them, veterinarians from time to time will manage medication mishaps.... Read More

Ultrasound of horses with arytnoid chondritis (right) revealed abnormally shaped and sized cartilages and abnormal echogenecity compared to horses without the disorder (left).

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Ultrasound for Arytenoid Chondritis Diagnosis? (AAEP 2012)

March 11, 2013

Ultrasonography could be a valuable adjunct tool for diagnosing equine arytenoid chondritis.... Read More

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Building a Veterinarian-Farrier Relationship (AAEP 2012)

March 10, 2013

Veterinarians and farriers must work as a team to manage a horse's athletic soundness and performance.... Read More

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EPM-Causing Organisms Widespread in U.S. Horses (AAEP 2012)

March 09, 2013

EPM-causing organisms have a wider geographic distribution in the United States than commonly thought.... Read More

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Dyson to Deliver State-of-the-Art Lecture at AAEP Convention

March 08, 2013

Dyson will present "Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Advanced Diagnostic Imaging" at the convention.... Read More

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Barn Fires: The Veterinarian's Role (AAEP 2012)

March 06, 2013

A well-thought-out approach to triage after a barn fire can save horses' lives.... Read More