Tour: Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

OSU's Lois Bates Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine services.

Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine diagnostic and clinical services.

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CT Scan Horse

The OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital has a 64-slice computed tomography (CT) unit with a custom table for horses that allows real-time imaging of their legs, necks, and heads, reducing anesthesia time.

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CT Scan Control Room

The school's CT control room allows students, technicians, and practitioners to monitor multiple digital images that clinicians can accessed from anywhere in the hospital. It is used as a state-of-the-art diagnostic, teaching, and research tool.

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Huber Fluoroscopy

Equine surgeons at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital use advanced imaging, such as fluoroscopy (seen here), to perform minimally invasive joint surgery that allows horses to recover faster.

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Huber Minimally Invasive Surgery

Standing laparoscopy allows OSU equine surgeons to perform major procedures without anesthesia.

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Mecham Mobile Equine Service Teeth Floating

OSU provides an opportunity for students to work with a faculty dental specialist.

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Mecham Students Acupuncture

Flexible endoscopy allows a faculty specialist, assisted by fourth-year students, direct visualization of the airway of a horse undergoing acupuncture.

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Mecham Students Mobile Equine Service

Fourth-year students, working with faculty in OSU's Mobile Equine Veterinary Service, gain experience in chemotherapeutic treatment of an eye tumor and other challenging cases.

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Student Checking Bandages

A high-tech intensive care unit allows careful 24-hour monitoring of horses' recoveries from illness and injury.

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Treadmill Testing

An equine treadmill at OSU's Large Animal Hospital provides an advanced tool for lameness evaluation, dynamic airway assessment, and rehabilitation. It is also a valuable tool in the equine sports medicine and lameness courses offered to fourth-year students.

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Ultrasound

OSU provides students and clients with the latest technology in veterinary medicine, including portable, high-definition ultrasound that allows onsite examination of equine patients.

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Zellmer Steiger Scintigraphy

The school is home to the latest veterinary medicine technology, including scintigraphy (bone scan) with a free-floating camera that allows precise evaluation of the entire equine skeleton.

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