Recent News for Diagnostics and Technology

Article

High-Tech Horse Scanner is a First for Western Australia

November 16, 2013

Murdoch University's new CT scanner is large enough to accommodate horses, as well as smaller animals. ... Read More

Article

Researchers Create Equine Jugular Vein Injection Simulator

November 13, 2013

The simulator is designed to let veterinary students master injection skills before working with a live horse.... Read More

Paco waits patiently while Drs. John Robertson and J. Michael Cissell use a cutting-edge procedure to treat a sarcoid at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Article

Vets Testing Cutting-Edge Sarcoid Treatment for Horses

November 12, 2013

The treatment, called H-FIRE, delivers a short burst of electricity into specific places in the tumor.... Read More

Article

UC Davis Acquires New Linear Accelerator

November 09, 2013

The system is designed to allow radiation oncologists to deliver powerful treatments with pinpoint accuracy.... Read More

A guide from the National Museum of Australia uses the museum robot to show students Phar Lap’s heart.

Article

Robot Brings Racehorse Phar Lap's Body Together Digitally

November 04, 2013

For years three major parts of Phar Lap's body have been housed in pieces at three museums in two countries.... Read More

Article

Equine Joint Injection Simulator Created for Vet Students

November 01, 2013

The simulator allows students practice joint injections before trying their hands at injecting a live horse. ... Read More

Master’s student Johanna Ternstrom holds a smart textile monitor designed for equine-related research.

Article

Smart Textiles: Future Use in Equine Research

October 26, 2013

Researchers are investigating the use of smart textiles and technology in equine science.... Read More

Article

UC Davis to Celebrate New Linear Accelerator with Free CE

October 19, 2013

The CE will be a part of the dedication ceremony for the new TrueBeam linear accelerator.... Read More

Geographic Distribution of Horses with Antibodies Against EPM-causing Parasites

Article

Study: EPM's Causative Agents More Widespread than Expected

October 16, 2013

Researchers found that Neospora hughesi is being identified in horses across the United States.... Read More

Article

Researchers Evaluate Equine Hematology Parameters

October 13, 2013

Researchers believe variables such as breed and geographic location might impact horses' blood test results.... Read More

Article

Doppler Ultrasonography for Monitoring Tendonitis in Horses

October 08, 2013

Colors displayed by Doppler ultrasonography could help vets better follow tendonitis' healing processes. ... Read More

Article

Osteoarthritis and IRAP

September 02, 2013

How long will a horse remain sound after successful IRAP treatment? ... Read More

Article

Equine Gait Analysis Takes Step Forward

August 19, 2013

Researchers used sensors to measure a horse's movements and quantify limb movement outside a gait laboratory.... Read More

Article

Equine Surgeon Cheetham Named First Zweig Research Scientist

August 16, 2013

The position will fund Cheetham’s research into diagnosing and treating recurrent laryngeal paralysis.... Read More

Article

Osteochondrosis Field Evaluation Protocol Developed

July 18, 2013

The field protocol is designed to be low-risk, efficient, economical, and effective in identifying lesions.... Read More

Article

LSU Acquires New Nuclear Medicine Unit

July 12, 2013

The nuclear medicine unit will allow veterinarians perform state-of-the-art bone scans on horses. ... Read More

Article

CT for Diagnosing Lung Disease in Foals

July 08, 2013

Veterinarians are taking a page from human medicine books by using CT to evaluate pulmonary disease in foals.... Read More

Thermal images of the front legs of a horse. Left without a draft, right-cooled drafts two and a half minutes with the speed from 1.3 to 2.6 meters per second right leg significantly.

Article

Airflow's Impact on Thermographic Readings of Horse Legs

May 29, 2013

Moving air can have a significant effect on thermographic readings of horses' front legs, researchers say.... Read More

Article

New Tool Detects Effects of Endophytic Alkaloid Consumption

May 19, 2013

Researchers tested Doppler ultrasonography to detect vasoconstriction due to endophytic alkaloid consumption.... Read More

Article

Thermography Aids in Saddle Fit Evaluations

May 08, 2013

More than 50% of horses in a thermography study showed hot spots under saddles after 15 minutes of exercise.... Read More

Article

Endoscopic Evaluations in Exercising Thoroughbred Yearlings

May 07, 2013

Vets evaluated the potential application of dynamic endoscopy when examining Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More

Article

Therapeutic Ultrasound Settings for Horses Identified

April 23, 2013

Researchers identified what ultrasound settings achieve adequate temperature increases to be therapeutic.... Read More

Article

Diagnosing Hoof Lameness due to Multiple Causes (AAEP 2012)

April 22, 2013

One vet said multiple abnormalities could contribute to hoof lameness, rather than just one problem.... Read More

Article

Head Position Impacts Kissing Spines Evaluation (AAEP 2012)

April 20, 2013

How a horse stands during X rays might influence how vets interpret images when diagnosing kissing spines. ... Read More

Article

Ultrasonography to Diagnose Equine Lung Problems (AAEP 2012)

April 11, 2013

One veterinarian described the steps involved in conducting an ultrasound examination of the equine lungs.... Read More