Equine/Large Animal

Advanced Imaging: CT

10/27/2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn about the clinical applications of recent CT advancements, utilization of computed tomography (CT) in equine surgery, the use of CT to assist with complicated tarsal and carpal lesions in the horse, and the use of standing cone beam CT in the horse.

Presentations:

Chris E. Kawcak, PhD, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR

Professor
Colorado State University

Chris Kawcak, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS & ACVSMR
Professor of Surgery and Director of Clinical Services
Orthopaedic Research Center
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

Clinical and research focus on diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic diseases in horses

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Bradley Nelson, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Primary Investigator, Research Scientist
Colorado State University

Dr. Brad Nelson, DVM, PhD, DACVS is currently a primary investigator and surgeon at the Preclinical Surgical Research Laboratory at Colorado State University. Dr. Nelson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a D.V.M. in 2009, and then completed an equine internship in surgery and medicine at Washington State University, followed by a residency in equine surgery and lameness at CSU. He also received a master’s degree in clinical sciences as part of the residency program. Following residency, Dr. Nelson completed a PhD focused on articular cartilage imaging using a novel contrast agent with computed tomographic imaging in an equine model. Dr. Nelson’s research interests are in the detection of articular cartilage injury and osteoarthritis using advanced diagnostic imaging modalities and preclinical surgical models of orthopedic disease.

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Dean Richardson, DVM, DACVS

University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center

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Elizabeth M. Santschi, DVM, DACVS

Professor of Equine Surgery
Kansas State University, Veterinary Health Center

Professional Training:
• Bachelor of Science: University of Illinois, College of Agriculture, 1980
• D.V.M.: University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1984
• Internship: North Carolina State University
• Residency: Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital, Ocala, FL

Research:
• Dr. Santschi is presently investigating the biomechanical causes of and treatments for subchondral bone lucencies of young horses

Clinical:
• Dr. Santschi’s primary interest is in orthopedic diseases of juvenile horses. This includes disorders such as osteochondrosis and subchondral bone cysts, septic arthritis, and angular and flexural limb deformities.
• Other areas of interest include performance horse injury and fracture repair.

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Kathryn Wulster, VMD, DACVR

Assistant Professor of Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging
University of Pennsylvania

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