AAEP Convention

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Tweaking Stem Cell Therapy Use in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 07, 2013

Stem cell therapy has evolved rapidly as a treatment approach in equine veterinary medicine.... Read More

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Subfertile Mares Need Conscientious Monitoring (AAEP 2012)

April 06, 2013

One researcher describes how practitioners can monitor pregnant mares to minimize reproductive losses.... Read More

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Sample Handling's Effects on Plasma CO2 Levels (AAEP 2012)

April 04, 2013

Researchers evaluated sample handling and storage time's effects on CO2 concentrations in horse blood plasma.... Read More

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What to Consider Before Tooth Removal in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 01, 2013

Before extracting a horse's tooth, owners and veterinarians must consider a number of important factors.... Read More

Make an annual wellness exam the number one item on your horse-health to-do list, recommends Tanner. The exam will include evaluating your horse’s heart, lungs, gastrointestinal system, soundness, and dental health. This is also a great time for you and your vet to plan a deworming strategy for the year.

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Veterinary Medicine Regulation Issues Described (AAEP 2012)

March 30, 2013

As a licensed profession, veterinary medicine is subject to regulation at the state government level.... Read More

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Exercise, Nutritional Supplement's Effects on Inflammation

March 29, 2013

Researchers are closer to helping owners and trainers identify if a horse is at risk for soft tissue injury.... Read More

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MRI to Evaluate Suspensory, Sesamoid Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 27, 2013

Researchers say MRI is invaluable for identifying suspensory ligament lesions and sesamoid bone damage.... Read More

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Evaluating Joint Infections Using SAA Levels (AAEP 2012)

March 25, 2013

Researchers evaluated a new method that could help vets monitor joint infections' response to treatment.... Read More

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Study: Not All Equine Stem Cells Equal (AAEP 2012)

March 24, 2013

Choosing a specific stem cell source could maximize treatment efficacy, improving horses' recovery chances.... Read More

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Blood Collection Tube Size and CO2 Concentration (AAEP 2012)

March 23, 2013

Researchers evaluated how blood collection tube size impacts total plasma carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations.... Read More

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Infectious Disease: EPM (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about the organisms that cause equine protozoal myeloencephalitis and treatment options for the disease.... Read More

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Gastrointestinal Tract (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Topics include post-colic stent bandages and decoding small intestine problems with ultrasound.... Read More

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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