Recent News for Diagnostics and Technology


What is SAA, and Why is it Important to Equine Medicine?

July 08, 2014

Here's what you need to know about SAA, a biomarker veterinarians are using to detect inflammation in horses.... Read More


Could MRI Help Identify Early-Stage PPID?

July 01, 2014

Researchers found that MRI can effectively show pituitary gland and pars intermedia size and other details.... Read More

The VMTH’s specialty services are supported by several ancillary services such as its diagnostic imaging service, which provides MRI, computed tomography, radiography, and fluoroscopy for equine patients.


MRI Resources on

June 26, 2014

Here are 10 resources about MRI and some of the ailments it can help identify available free on Read More


Knottenbelt: Fecal Blood Test Opening Diagnostic Doors

June 05, 2014

Learn how one vet believes the test can help improve diagnostics for a number of horse health conditions.... Read More


Methods of Measuring Equine Tendons on MRI Studied

June 01, 2014

Researchers say MRI-based measurements analyzed using a color scale are more accurate than grayscale images.... Read More


New Approach for Viewing Equine Kidneys with Ultrasound

May 24, 2014

Veterinarians say translumbar ultrasound is an easier and more accurate way to obtain kidney measurements.... Read More


What Blood Can Tell You

May 20, 2014

Blood tests are a part of veterinary medicine and can provide important information about a horse's health.... Read More


Examining Eye Issues in Silver Dapple Horses

May 13, 2014

Researchers found that ultrasound is a practical tool for investigating MCOA in silver dapple horses.... Read More


Stewart to Discuss Equine Tendon Injuries during Lecture

April 23, 2014

Dr. Holly Stewart will review current therapies and the development of more effective treatments.... Read More


CT Scans can Help Diagnose Stifle Lameness

April 09, 2014

Although CT scan is useful for diagnosing stifle lameness, scanning horses' large body parts can be difficult.... Read More


Infographic: Respiratory Health

March 31, 2014

Learn more about equine respiratory-related health conditions with this easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More


Diagnosing Equine Knee and Upper Cannon Bone Injuries

March 11, 2014

Jumpers' forelimbs withstand tremendous impact, and their knees and upper cannon bones are prone to injury.... Read More


Using Bursography to Diagnose Palmar Foot Pain

March 08, 2014

Navicular bursography is an effective diagnostic option for palmar foot pain when MRI is not in the cards.... Read More


Abnormal Regurgitation

March 03, 2014

What might cause my mare to regurgitate her grain? ... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More


Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Diagnostic Imaging

February 11, 2014

Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.... Read More


Nerve Blocks for Suspensory Ligament Diagnosis Done Right

February 09, 2014

A low-volume injection produces less upward diffusion than a high-volume injection, researchers concluded.... Read More


Treating Intraosseous Pressure in Horses

February 01, 2014

Vets successfully employed a pioneering technique to treat a South African horse's intraosseous pressure.... Read More


Can Imaging Mesenteric Lymph Nodes Save Horses' Lives?

January 26, 2014

Vets can image the cecal mesentery to garner information that could lead to a lymphadenopathy diagnosis.... Read More


Blood Testing Healthy Horses

January 20, 2014

Should routine blood tests be used to assess a horse's health as part of a prepurchase exam?... Read More


Reef to Speak on Ultrasound Examination of Fetal Well-Being

December 18, 2013

Reef will explain why ultrasound is critical to assessing foal viability during a high-risk pregnancy.... Read More


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


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.


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


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