Horse Health Lines (Autumn 2011) online

CT calf study

Medical imaging specialist Dr. Kimberly Tryon (left) and medical imaging technologist Debbie Paisley review an image onscreen during a CT study of a calf. Photo: Michael Raine.

The Autumn 2011 issue of Horse Health Lines, news publication for the WCVM’s Equine Health Research Fund, is now online. View the entire newsletter online.

Inside this issue, you’ll find the following stories plus much more:

  • Can nanomedicine put an end to endotoxemia? A WCVM-led research team is investigating whether nanomedicine holds the key to treating endotoxemia in horses.
  • Under pressure: Does suture type and surgical method have any impact on preventing acute incisional bursting after abdominal surgery in equine patients?
  • CT unit delivers diagnostic clarity: A new, 16-slice CT scanner is producing more accurate, high-resolution CT images in much less time — benefiting both patients and veterinarians.
  • Excellent externships: The WCVM Class of 2006 Externship Award is helping vet students explore different aspects of veterinary medicine outside of the WCVM.

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