Recent News for Western Veterinary Therapies

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Study Compares Laparoscopic, Conventional Cryptorchidectomy

March 19, 2014

Researchers say laparoscopy's advantages might not always outweigh conventional surgery's disadvantages.... Read More

Shock wave therapy is one of many medical treatments for caudal heel pain.

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Dealing with Navicular Disease

March 11, 2014

Navicular disease can seem devastating when diagnosed, but many horses return to work with treatment.... Read More

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What to Expect with Standing Enucleations

February 13, 2014

Veterinarians have the option of removing an equine eye without the risks associated with general anesthesia.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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How Effective is Cribbing Surgery?

January 23, 2014

Researchers found that a surgical procedure intended to control cribbing is very effective.... Read More

In this lateral scintigraphic image acquired immediately after IA stem cell injection, Spriet identified homogeneous distribution of the radiolabeled MSC through the distal (lower) extremity of the limb, including within the hoof wall.

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Stem Cell Administration Techniques in Horses' Feet Compared

December 24, 2013

Intra-arterial injection is the "preferred" technique for administrating MSCs to the horse's foot.... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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CSU Surgeon Honored for Research that Helps Horses, Humans

October 24, 2013

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith received the Jacob Markowitz Award for outstanding contributions to medicine.... Read More

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Equine Researchers work with Regenerative Medicine Center

October 06, 2013

One project will explore regenerative techniques to restore laryngeal function in horses, people, and dogs.... Read More

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AVC Receives Donation to Purchase New Equine Surgery Table

September 21, 2013

A generous donation has allowed the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to purchase a new equine surgery table.... Read More

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Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More

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Equine Postoperative Ileus Insights

July 22, 2013

Gain insight about postoperative ileus: a potentially life-threatening complication of colic surgery.... Read More

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Lingering Lameness

June 04, 2013

Is a two-year-old injury a candidate for adipose-derived regenerative stem cell treatment?... Read More

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Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

May 01, 2013

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. ... Read More

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Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More

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Equine Field Anesthesia Considerations

April 07, 2013

One vet reviews some key points equine practitioners must consider before implementing field anesthesia.... Read More

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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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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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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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LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More

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Stem Cell Preparation and Delivery (AAEP 2012)

February 18, 2013

One veterinarian describes how to prepare the stem cells, horse, and equipment for treatment.... Read More

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Cornell Student Wins National Institute of Health Research Award

February 11, 2013

Lauren Schnabel, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, has earned a grant to study stem cell treatments for horses. ... Read More

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The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at TheHorse.com tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

December 25, 2012

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis.... Read More

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More